Traditional English seaside resort, major city or historic town – all are possible from Stapleton Road train station which dates from 1863. Located on the Bristol to Severn Beach line of the Great Western Railway route this station's lively schedule directly links a huge diversity of destinations which cover several counties, even running to Cardiff in Wales. The highest frequency of trains are those to Bristol Templemeads every 30 minutes but there are also several hourly departure trains from Stapleton Road station which run directly to Weston-super-Mare, Taunton and Westbury. Less frequent but also possible by direct train journeys are Severn Beach, Newton Abbot, Gloucester and Cardiff with 8 trains per day running to Bath Spa.
Once visited by Prime Minister Lloyd George in the 1920s, the modern day Stapleton Road train station features a colourful local life mural and is located in a residential area where a collection of local shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants can all be reached on foot. Just a 6 minute train journey brings passengers to the South West's capital of Bristol with its iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge and rich maritime history. Those interested in exploring this past can visit the museum ship of the SS Great Britain or simply stroll the harbourside where the We The Curious science museum can also be found. The World Heritage-listed town of Bath with its Roman hot-spring-fed baths is just 32 minutes away with highlights which include its 7th century-founded abbey and the Theatre Royal – one of Britain's oldest. If escaping the city is more the aim Weston-super-Mare with its Grand Pier and miles of beaches is just 40 minutes away. Bus stops are located just a 2 minute walk from the station which provides links with Bristol Airport and other local attractions and towns.
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