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Journey west at Bristol Parkway train station

Located around seven miles from the centre of Bristol, the city's Parkway station was opened in 1972 and was created primarily to offer a park and ride service to commuters and visitors to the local area. One of the west of England's busiest stations, it is close to campuses for both South Gloucestershire and Stroud College and the University of the West of England.

Explore Brunel's Bristol

A visit to Bristol Parkway train station is of course an opportunity to discover the city it serves. You can explore the legacy of the world famous engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel with a trip to the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, while you can also step onto the SS Great Britain and discover why the ship he created is regarded as one of the most important ever made.

Incredible wildlife at Bristol Zoo Gardens

There's more to Bristol than just history however, as visitors can well and truly embrace their wild side by seeing species ranging from meerkats and gorillas to penguins at the city's incredible Zoo Gardens. Alternatively marvel at an array of underwater creatures at the Bristol Aquarium. Planning a trip to Bristol Parkway train station? Travelodge Bristol Filton Hotel is just two miles away, while Travelodge Bristol Central Hotel is great option if you're also keen to explore the city centre.