Pride 2019: 1-14 July

Pride Day: Sat 13 July

Visiting Pride

Not only does Bristol Pride offer a whole host of events across two weeks in Bristol to showcase and celebrate our community but Bristol has so much to offer, so why not plan to stay a little longer

Coming to Bristol for the first time? Here’s some key travel information to help you find us.

The Festival takes place on The Downs this year, at the top of Whiteladies Road. The best postcode for the festival is BS9 1JA.

The main train station to come into is Bristol Temple Meads and the closest train station to the festival, located on The Downs, is Clifton Down (a line runs from Bristol Temple Meads).

Pride day starts with the Parade which gathers from 10am in Castle Park (BS1 3XE) and departs at 1045am. Visit our Parade Page for route maps and accessibility information.

We encourage you to walk, cycle or get public transport to the festival and with your Pride Supporter Wristband you’ll get free travel on the Pride shuttle service or First Bus routes.

Hotel Partner

Clifton Hotels

Located in the desirable Clifton area of Bristol, and close to the main festival, afterparties and LGBT+ clubs on Frogmore street, Clifton Hotels boast a diverse range of accommodation to suit everyone.

With 5 hotels or suites to choose from, all rooms are situated in beautiful and historic listed Georgian buildings, and as such they all have unique character and aesthetic unrivalled in Bristol. Use discount code BRISTOLPRIDE when booking.

Hotels:
The Berkeley Square Hotel | The Rodney Hotel | The Clifton Hotel | The Washington Guesthouse and the luxury Berkley Suites

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Travel Partners

First Bus

We are once again proudly teaming up with First Bus to offer FREE bus travel if you have a Pride Supporter Wristband.
Simply buy your ticket in advance and you will be able to travel to for free to and from Pride (within the Bristol Zone).

The Numbers 1, 2 and 3 all go up Whiteladies Road from College Green or Centre.

We'll also be running a non stop quick shuttle service from the Parade end to The Downs, again free with your wristband

Pride Shuttle Service

To help you get to the Festival we are putting on a new shuttle bus service which will run from the end of the parade (the Amphitheater) it will run from 1130am until 630pm to The Downs and until 945pm from The Downs. Again this service is free with your Pride supporter wristbands.

With thanks to University of Bristol for sponsoring this service

Bristol Ferry Boats

Bristol is famed for our floating harbour so why not arrive in style over the waterways. We’ve teamed up with Bristol Ferry Boats to offer reduced price trips with your Pride Supporter Wristband.

You can pick up the ferry at Bristol Temple Meads and get off at Castle Park for the Parade or the Cascade Steps on the centre prom for the Bus or The Amphitheatre for the Shuttle Services. Speak to a member of staff who can advise you on the best stop on the day.

By Train

The main train station to come into is Bristol Temple Meads and the closest train station to the festival is Clifton Down (a line runs from Bristol Temple Meads).

Uber

Uber are an official travel partners with Pride as well as our Family Area partner for Pride Day.

They have a number of Pride pick up and drop off points around the city as well as working with us to ensure the best drop points for you on Pride Day.

Uber have a programme of diversity initiative to inform and engage their workforce so be sure to chat to them on the the day at the festival to find out more.

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