Getting to the graduation venue

All graduation ceremonies take place at Bristol Beacon in Bristol’s city centre.

  • Aim to arrive at the venue approximately two hours before your ceremony start time. 
  • Registration closes 45 minutes before your ceremony starts.

Graduation venue address

The address for Bristol Beacon is:

Bristol Beacon
Trenchard Street

Travelling by public transport

Bus and train

The nearest railway station is Bristol Temple Meads

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Plan your visit by bus or rail

Walking or cycling


The closest Bristol ferry stop is Bristol City Centre Landing. Ferries run every 40 minutes from either Bristol Temple Meads or Hotwells. Further information is available on the Bristol Ferry website.

Park and ride

Bristol has four park and ride carparks located on the outskirts of the city, allowing you to travel to your graduation without having to worry about parking.

Travelling by car

  • You can find and pay for on-street parking or public car parks with Just Park or RingGo.
  • Please note that there is no car park at Bristol Beacon.

Blue badge parking

Accessible parking at Bristol Beacon

Electric vehicle parking and charging

Find out about electric vehicle spaces

Bristol's clean air zone

Check if your car is affected


If you need accommodation, you can search a variety of options at Visit Bristol.

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