Travel and accomodation


The Watershed, Bristol

The Watershed, Bristol

Places to stay

The boutique Bristol Hotel, is located across the harbour from Watershed – less than 100m away. i-Docs is delighted to announce a secured and special delegate rate of £115 per night for a superior room, including breakfast and free wi-fi (single occupancy). As there are a finite number of rooms available, we strongly advise early booking. This should be done via telephone to  +44 (0)117 923 0333  – select option 2 when prompted. Please quote i-Docs Delegate accommodation when making the booking.

Hotel website:

For close proximity at a budget price, we would also recommend The Ibis, on Millennium Square – immediately adjacent to the conference venue. Rooms are available to book online at  For more information please consult the hotel website.

There are a number of additional options for accommodation that we can happily recommend – all within walking distance to Watershed. These hotels, as well as other available accommodation are shown on the map here, and cover a range of budgets from Youth Hostel upwards.

How to get here

From Bristol Airport

Arriving into Bristol Airport you can take the Airport Flyer A1 bus – timetables at which will take you to Bristol Bus Station. Walk (10 mins) or take a taxi to Watershed – a suggested walking route is on the map above.
You can also stay onboard the bus and ask the driver to drop you at Colston Avenue, 200m across the City Centre from Watershed.

OR just order a cab straight to the City Centre/Watershed. At Bristol airport the taxis are managed by one company (Arrow Cars). Taxis are conveniently located outside the terminal building, simply visit the booking office, where you will be quoted the fixed fare to your destination and you will be allocated a vehicle.

The booking office is located outside the airport terminal at the arrivals end of the building and is open 24/7. At the counter in the office let the attendant know your destination – either post code BS1 5TX or tell them you are going to Watershed/Harbourside on the City Centre. Pay in advance and take the ticket and cab number to the dispatch rank.

For advance booking and pick up you can also use Checker Cars.

From Temple Meads Rail Station

Taxis can be found immediately outside the station entrance. A ride to the City Centre will take around 10 minutes or less and should cost about £7.

Walking is less than 15 mins – see the map above for the most direct route

There are two reasonably frequent bus services that pass through the City Centre – 8 and 9. The bus stop is on the right of the station forecourt as you exit the building. Journey time is approx. 15-20 mins. A single fare is £1.50.

To get to the Watershed – Get off the bus at the College Green stop and walk back towards the City Centre and the harbour. Go down the covered colonnade along the harbourside – the Watershed is on the right after about 50 metres.

From Bristol Bus Station:  

Take a taxi or walk to the Watershed – less than 10 mins. See the map above for a suggested route.