Your beer experience is booked, now all you need to do is to find somewhere to park your car! There are plenty of options available near the meeting points for both tours and below we will show you the best of the bunch.
If you are flying into Bristol, chances are you will need to park your car at the departure airport. This can be expensive, but by using a comparison website you can easily save money. Parkhero is a great choice as it allows you to quickly compare the available parking options and make a booking without having to create an account or pay a booking fee. Say you are looking for Bristol Airport parking, simply enter your travel dates and parking preferences into the comparison tool. You will then be shown all the available options and can make a booking in just 10 minutes. This is a great way to save money for the fun things during your trip!
Bristol Craft Beer Experience
Another council run car park, Mardyke Wharf has no maximum stay limit and cost £1 per hour for up to 4 hours and £10 for over 4 hours (8am to 6pm). On weekends and Bank Holidays, it costs just £5 for more than 4 hours parking (8am to 6pm). Between 6pm and midnight the cost is £2.50 and overnight between midnight and 9am only £4! The car park is also only a 1 minute walk from the meeting point…the catch? There are only 28 spaces available, so make sure to have a back-up in mind.
Address – Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road, Bristol, BS8 4UR.
Maritime Heritage Centre (Max 5 hours)
This car park is just 12 minutes’ walk from the meeting point and is also council owned. There is a maximum stay of 5 hours and 150 spaces, giving you plenty of flexibility. During the weekend between 9am and 7pm it costs £1 an hour, £2.50 between 7pm and midnight and £4 overnight between 7pm and 9am.
Address – Maritime Heritage Centre, Gasferry Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 6JL.
With a total of 78 spaces, the Travelodge car park is open 24/7 and is a 10 minute walk to the meeting point. It costs £1.50 an hour for up to 4 hours parking and £18 for up to 24 hours. If you stay at the hotel the parking costs less at £12 for 24 hours.
Address – Travelodge, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5TT.
Bristol Beer Tasting Tour
You can park for a very reasonable price at this car park which is run by the Trinity Centre charity. Between Monday and Saturday the cost is £1 an hour up to 6 hours and £6 for between 6 and 12 hours. On Sundays it costs just £1.50 for 12 hours! The car park is open 24 hours a day and is a popular choice, so it is a good idea to get here early. It is just a 10 minute walk to the meeting point.
Address – Trinity Centre, Clarence Rd, Bristol, BS2 0AQ.
This popular garden and home ware shop also offers a well-placed car park with plenty of spaces. It is a bit more expensive than the other options, but is only a 20 minute walk if the Trinity Centre car park is full. Costs start at £3 for 1 hour with an extra £1 for each hour up to 4 hours. 5 hours costs £10 with an extra £1 for each hour up to 7 hours and if you want to stay 24 hours it costs £20. On Saturdays it is open between 7am and 6pm and 9:30am and 4pm on Sundays.
Address – Gardiner Haskins, Unity Street, Bristol, BS2 0JX.
The enormous Cabot Circus shopping centre also houses a large 2500 space car park. It is conveniently located only 20 minutes walk from the meeting point and gives you easy access to the shops and the city centre. The prices are the same all week starting at £2.30 for one hour and £1 extra for each additional hour up to 4 hours. 5 hours costs £6.30, with £1 extra for each additional hour up to 7 hours. You can park for the whole day for £18.
City Centre Parking
If you would prefer to park in the city centre and make your way to one of the meeting points from there you can opt for one of the following options – Galleries Shopping Centre, Trenchard Street, Temple Gate or Portwall Lane. These are conveniently located in the city centre but are around a 30 minute walk to the meeting points for your tour.
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