How to find UWE Bristol

Travelling to UWE Bristol

Google Maps marker for Bower Ashton Campus

City Campus

Please see our How to find City Campus page for information about:

  • Bower Ashton
  • Spike Island
  • Arnolfini
  • Watershed

UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre (North Entrance) and other UWE Bristol campuses

Directions for UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre are the same as for Frenchay Campus except vehicles should enter campus via the North Entrance (BS34 8QZ for your sat nav). Directions for Gloucester Campus, Hartpury Campus and Bristol Zoo.

Car parking

Car parking is by permit only*. Visitors should purchase and display a valid car parking token. Tokens are available for purchase from all catering outlets and Students' Union receptions on campus. Please see our Car parking pages for frequently asked questions, charges and guidance for students, staff and visitors.

*Please note: Parking permits are not required for UWE Bristol Open Days.

Travelling to Bristol

Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge

The University is easy to reach from most areas of the country, situated close to the M4 and M5 motorways. There are also excellent train and coach connections.

Bristol Parkway station is very convenient for the University's Frenchay Campus and there are regular buses directly to campus.

London is just 90 minutes from Bristol by train. Travel by coach is easy too, with an extensive network of routes. Bristol Airport has direct flights to many UK and European cities.

Travelling from London and London airports


There are direct National Express coaches from Victoria Coach Station in central London and from Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport.


Trains to Bristol run from Paddington Station in London. You can catch connections to Paddington or Reading station from the London airports, see National Rail for timetables and bookings.

Bristol campus addresses

Google Maps marker for Frenchay Campus


Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY

+44 (0)117 965 6261

Google Maps marker for Glenside Campus


Glenside Campus
Blackberry Hill
BS16 1DD

+44 (0)117 32 88534

Google Maps marker for Bower Ashton Campus

City Campus

City Campus at Bower Ashton
Kennel Lodge Road
off Clanage Road
Bower Ashton

+44 (0)117 32 85678

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