Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Portishead is ready to explore

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Portishead. One of the city's many top draws is its parks. Clevedon Court and Clifton Suspension Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Portishead

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Portishead a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bristol Zoo (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • We The Curious (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Techniquest (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Noah's Ark Zoo Farm (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Bristol Ice Rink (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Portishead

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Portishead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Leigh Woods (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Brandon Hill (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Bristol Castle Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Castle Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Sand Bay Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Portishead

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Portishead?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 204 vacation rentals near Portishead. From 63 Houses to 105 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Portishead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Portishead?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Portishead:

  • Bristol City Centre: 59 vacation rentals
  • Canon's Marsh: 43 vacation rentals
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 66 vacation rentals
  • Southville: 37 vacation rentals
  • Redcliffe: 51 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Portishead?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Portishead. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bristol (TPB-Bristol Temple Meads Train Station): 1,154 vacation rentals
  • SS Great Britain: 1,150 vacation rentals
  • Newport (XNE-Newport Train Station): 611 vacation rentals
  • Tredegar House: 569 vacation rentals
  • Wells Cathedral: 1,344 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Portishead listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Portishead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 63 Houses in Portishead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Portishead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 105 rentals available
  • Cabins: 20 rentals available
  • Cottages: 20 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Portishead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Portishead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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