Shop ‘til you drop at Cribbs Causeway

Home to a large out-of-town shopping centre, this area of Bristol is a magnet for bargain hunters and label lovers.

The Mall boasts a line-up of more than 130 big-name stores, including John Lewis, M&S, H&M, Jack Wills, Dune, Lakeland, Bose and Superdry. From mid-November, it’s turned into a magical Winter Wonderland, with the largest ice rink in the South West.

Also within Cribbs Causeway is leisure complex The Venue, and The Retail Park, offering home furnishings and electrical goods.

Take up a new challenge at Bristol Activity Centre

If you’re visiting with friends or family, why not have a go at some fun outdoor pursuits together at this activity centre, a short walk from the shopping complex?

From paintballing and quad biking to axe throwing and archery, all sorts of different challenges await to test your agility, stamina and co-ordination.

Head to Bristol waterfront

The city's harbourside area buzzes with attractions, shops and nightlife. Come face to face with giant octopuses and sharks at Bristol Aquarium, learn about the city’s history at innovative living museum M Shed and experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board Brunel's SS Great Britain. If you’re looking for night-time entertainment, the Arnolfini has cutting-edge music and film events, while the Watershed has an arthouse cinema and cafe bar overlooking the water.

Looking for accommodation in Cribbs Causeway? Travelodge Bristol Cribbs Causeway Hotel is right on your doorstep, while Travelodge Bristol Filton Hotel is around a 5-minute drive away.