The trendiest city in the United Kingdom full of university students, festivals and named “Best place to live in the UK 2017” by Sunday Times magazine


Bristol is the largest city in England's South West. It's a busy university town with 50,000 students with everything a student could desire, including superb shopping, entertainment, a thriving music scene, and vibrant nightlife.

Bristol is known for its street art and for being the birthplace of Banksy.

Bristol was declared the coolest city in the UK by National Geographic, and it is also the only British city to be crowned the European Green Capital, with several parks near the school.

Bristol, 90 minutes from London, has an airport with direct flights to more than 100 destinations in more than 30 countries, making travel to Bristol simple.

Why Bristol is the best city to live and study English in England

  • National Geographic named it the trendiest city in the UK.
  • With 50,000 students, it is a vibrant university city.
  • The city with the lowest unemployment rate among the main cities in the United Kingdom.
  • Great location, with easy access to London, Wales, and the West through major highways and train lines.
  • Bristol Airport has low-cost flights to most major European cities (EasyJet and Ryanair).
  • Clifton is located in one of the city's most desirable districts.
  • Several parks include the Downs (8 minutes from school).

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Bristol

  • Blaise Castle House.
  • Bristol Cathedral.
  • Bristol Floating Harbour.
  • Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.
  • Bristol Zoo Gardens.
  • Cabot Circus.
  • Cabot Tower.
  • Clifton Observatory.
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge.
  • Clifton Village.
  • King Street.
  • Llandoger Trow.
  • Museum ship Brunel's SS Great Britain.
  • Old Market.
  • St. Mary Redcliffe
  • Wills Memorial Tower.

Most important events and festivals in Bristol

  • Balloon Fiesta.
  • Bristol Film Festival.
  • Bristol Open Doors.
  • Festival of Nature.
  • Foodies Festival.
  • Harbour Festival.
  • Oktoberfest.
  • Pride Festival.
  • Regular Music Festivals.
  • St Paul’s Festival.


Population (hab)465,866
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)11

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EC Bristol

EC Bristol

English school in Bristol in an enviable location in the city centre with 3 floors of big classrooms & bright communal areas

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The English Language Centre Bristol

The English Language Centre Bristol

English school in Bristol ELC Bristol is the number 1 English Language School in the UK according to British Council inspectors


Home Tuition

Home Tuition full immersion in the Bristol region

Home Tuition full immersion in the Bristol region

Private English Language classes in the Bristol region living at the teacher's house. Can combine with sports activities and cultural excursions