While you are in Filton, why not spend a few hours taking in colorful neighborhoods like Patchway, Hambrook and Winterbourne.
Visitors to Filton, looking for something different, should head to the cultural attractions nearby. There are plenty of excellent places to take the family for a morning including Spike Island, the SS Great Britain and the Georgian House. Go and see a couple of the spectacular live performances at the Old Vic Theatre, Colston Hall and the Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. Popular art galleries, include Arnolfini Gallery and the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery.
If you are here with little ones, head to the Bristol Ice Rink and At-Bristol. Interact with many kinds of fascinating creatures at Bristol Zoo.
There are a number of picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Rest a while and see the locals at their relaxed best in public parks such as Castle Park and the Bristol Castle Park. Explore the nearby wilderness by heading to Brandon Hill and Leigh Woods.
Those with some time to spare in Bristol will not want to miss out on Bristol Cathedral, Cabot Tower and Queen Square. To get a little closer to Bristol’s heart and soul, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as the St. Peters Church, the St. Mary Redcliffe Church and the John Wesley's Chapel.
Go to Watershed, the Galleries Shopping Centre and the Cabot Circus Shopping Centre to get in some retail therapy.
Filton is a place of proud sporting traditions. Cheer along with local sports nuts at nearby Memorial Stadium, home to the Bristol Rugby Football Club rugby union team in winter and the Bristol Rovers F.C. soccer team. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with local fans after the final whistle blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room at one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Future Inn Bristol, the Bristol Hotel, and the popular Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa.