Directions & Transport

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TrinityHydraBristol Anarchist Bookfair Venue: Trinity Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol BS2 0NW – for everything at the Bookfair except….

Radical History Zone venue: Hydra Bookshop, 34 Old Market Street, Bristol BS2 0EZ, a mere 5 minute walk away.

Click here for a larger map of the area.

bikeWe strongly recommend coming to the Bookfair by walking, public transport or bike – Trinity is 200m from the end of the Bath to Bristol bikepath on St Phillips Rd/Trinity St (see map), and the roads around and leading to Trinity & Hydra generally have bike lanes. There is lots of space at & near Trinity & Hydra to lock up!

The Trinity Centre website here includes a local map, directions, and info on walking, public transport & parking. The Hydra Bookshop website here also has decent maps.

Public Transport – see Travel West website for local transport info.
Trains – these 2 stations are approx 15min walk away: Temple Meads mainline station, and Lawrence Hill on the Severn Beach line.

Coaches – come and go from the main Bristol Bus Station, around 20minutes walk away. National Express provides a service from many locations to/from Bristol Bus Station – see live info & map.
Megabus also serve Bristol and stop in the city centre outside Colston Hall.

Buses – see Bus Info. Bristol’s city centre is 10-15 minutes walk away at the end of Old Market Street. There are multiple bus stops near to Trinity/Hydra on Stapleton Rd, Clarence Rd, West St and Old Market St. There are even more bus stops down in the city centre, some 15minutes walk away. See this bus map (opens as pdf).

Parking – There is not much free parking around the Bookfair. The cheapest & most convenient pay & display parking is in Trinity Centre’s own car park (ie £3 for 4hrs, £4 for 6hrs, £5 upto 12hrs). Street parking nearby is more expensive and usually limited to a max of 2 hours. However there are a few streets nearby where permit & metered parking is not in operation on Saturdays – try Braggs La, Trinity St, Waterloo Rd.
Pay & Display street parking in the area operates Monday-Friday or Saturday from 9am-5pm.
Residential Permit Parking operates nearby from Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. So it’s possible to park where this is in operation, if there’s space! Mainly to be found in side streets off Stapleton Rd.
Please beware of clampers/traffic wardens everywhere near the centre of Bristol (including in Trinity’s car park!).
Diabled parkingDisabled Parking – there are at least 4 designated spaces in the Trinity carpark, and we will create more if necessary (please bring your disabled parking badge in your vehicle). From the carpark there are 2 level access entrances to the main building, one with a slight ramp, and then a lift from the ground to first floor.
There is also level access to the garden space, but on a slight incline. If you need any assistance please ask at the Bookfair Infopoint at the main entrance.

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