5 Feb

Entertainment on tap in Bristol

Entertainment on tap in Bristol

Bristol's location at the mouth of the Severn Estuary made it a city with ties to seafaring and trade, but things are changing and it has quickly developed into an eclectic area with a wide range of entertainment on offer.

The exciting feel of the city means that property for sale in Bristol is often snapped up as soon as they hit the market, with people desperate to relocate to the area, which is just a stone's throw away from the Welsh border.

Over the last 20 years Bristol has cemented its place at the heart of the British music, film and art industries, with a host of TV shows and films being shot in the iconic location.

Food lovers are well catered for in the city, with a regular food festival taking place at the harbourside, including masterclasses from a host of top chefs, a display detailing the best drinks around and a cookery theatre for children.

Arts are a major part of the Bristol and it is home to the Bristol Old Vic theatre company, which was founded in 1946, and can be seen performing at the Grade One-listed Theatre Royal, the oldest continually operating theatre in England.

When it comes to education Bristol is not left behind by other cities in the UK, with the redbrick university being one of the oldest in country, after starting to educate people from as early as 1876.

It is frequently named in the top 30 universities in the world, making the city an ideal location for those with older children who will be entering further education.

When it comes to sport, there is plenty on offer in the city and the surrounding areas. It boasts two football league teams in the shape of Bristol Rovers and Bristol City, as well as a professional rugby team, so you'll never be stuck for things to do on a weekend.

Its proximity to Cheltenham and Chepstow also means you'll be able to take in some of the best horse racing in the world.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801535167-ADNFCR

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