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Field Trips for Bristol, England

The following are possible destinations and activities; view term calendars for specifics. Dates and exact locations of field trips will be released once students are on-site. Destinations are subject to change.

View of the Roman Baths in Bath, Italy.Bath

Discover the vibrant city of Bath, a wellness destination since Roman times. Our visit centers on the Roman Baths, where we’ll walk through one of the world’s best-preserved ancient spas. We’ll also tour Bath Abbey and explore the city’s Georgian architecture before you enjoy free time for your own adventures.

Four people posing in front of Cardiff Castle in Wales.Cardiff

Experience Welsh history, identity, and culture during our visit to Cardiff, the capital and largest city of Wales. We’ll stroll through Cardiff Riverside Market, tasting traditional Welsh cakes while enjoying the views from the bank of the River Taff. Our day also includes a visit to Cardiff Castle, an impressive stronghold located right in the city that boasts nearly 2,000 years of history.

A group of people taking a selfie in front of the Palace of Westminster in London, England.London

Explore one of the world’s most diverse cities, where history and innovation intersect. We’ll experience firsthand some of London’s most famous attractions. Our day in the capital city will also include a distinctly cultural experience – either afternoon tea (fall) or a West End theatre performance (spring).

View of Oxford University from above.Oxford

Ranked one of England’s most beautiful cities, Oxford’s defining feature is its historic and world-renowned university. The University of Oxford has grown from its medieval roots into a sprawling system of 39 colleges and more than 25,000 students. As we stroll through some of the university’s best-known landmarks, we’ll discover its Gothic architecture, its inspiring history, and its modern-day impact.

A group of people eating Thanksgiving dinner at a table.Thanksgiving Dinner in London*

Fall term only

Celebrate this traditionally American holiday with other USAC England students! Hosted in London, this dinner is a great opportunity to meet other study abroad students, share your own holiday traditions while creating new ones, and recharge before entering the final weeks of teaching in the fall semester.

*Additional fee and/or transportation costs will apply; details and registration will be available on-site

Other opportunities

In addition to USAC-arranged field trips, the host university coordinates a series of day trips and excursions for visiting students, each for an additional fee. Students can opt into and pay for these field trips once on-site. Dates and exact locations are at the discretion of the University of Bristol’s Student Experience team and can vary from semester to semester. Additional fee and/or transportation costs will apply; details and registration will be available on-site.

Previous destinations have included:

  • Bath
  • Cardiff
  • Dublin