Around Memorial Park
Memorial Stadium, home to Bristol Rovers Football Club, is located five miles north of south-west England's largest city, in the Horfield suburb of Bristol. The stadium sits at the northern edge of the renowned Gloucester Road, a stretch of quirky independent retailers, bars and cool cafes, popular with students and locals alike. The area is also blessed with many green spaces, including Horfield Common and Muller Road Recreation Ground, both a hive of picnickers during the summer months.
Thanks to its large student population and vibrant music scene, Bristol is a hub of alternative culture. Stokes Croft is home to anti-establishment cafes and an excellent independent cinema and music venue, the Cube. Bristol is well-known as the hometown of the the world-famous street artists Banksey, and you can spot several of the artists works around the city. Head for the reinvigorated harbourside area in the city centre to sample the latest additions to Bristol's thriving bar, pub and restaurant scene.
Bristol's rich history
A historic merchant city, Bristol teems with fascinating museums and a rich architectural heritage. The Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery contains an excellent collection of Eastern art, as well as being itself a fine example of the Palladian style. The suburbs of Clifton and Cotham, filled with glorious Georgian terraces and villas, are perfect for a stroll.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Memorial Stadium? Travelodge Bristol Central Hotel and Travelodge Bristol Central Mitchell Lane Hotel are both close by.