How to Get Here

The CREATE Centre is located in one of the three large red-brick tobacco warehouses in the Cumberland Basin, lying halfway between Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Britain.

The Create Centre, Smeaton Road, Bristol, BS1 6XN

To locate us on a map click here.

The Create Centre's main entrance

On Foot

  • The city centre is only 1.8 miles away – a pleasant 30 minute walk along the docks.
  • Temple Meads railway station (about 2.5 miles) and Broadmead bus station (2 miles).

By Bike

  • From the city centre a cycle track runs alongside Cumberland Road and on to CREATE.
  • From Bedminster the cycle track crosses Greville Smyth park, crossing the old railway bridge and on to CREATE.
  • From Pill the cycle track runs along the old rail track, under the suspension bridge, and over the old rail bridge and on to CREATE.
  • Plenty of cycle parking is provided inside and outside the building, and showers and lockers are available for visitors.

Some bike racks at The Create Centre

By Bus

  • The 506 Wessex bus runs along Cumberland Road to the Create Centre. This route runs from Southmead via Eastville, Old Market and Broadmead and includes a stop at Temple Meads Station. There is a bus stop outside Create.
  • The 505 Wessex bus stops at Merchants Road, Hotwells. This service runs from Southmead to Bower Ashton via Redland, Clifton and Hotwells.
  • Visit the Wessex Bus website for more information on these services.
  • For full details of the bus timetables and routes, visit TRAVELINE South West.

By Train

Temple Meads railway station, serviced by trains from across the country, is situated around two miles from CREATE.

There are several ways to get to CREATE from Temple Meads:

  • catch the 506 Wessex bus, running every 30 minutes
  • a pleasant walk along the docks (takes about 45 minutes)
  • hire a taxi

Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station

By Ferry

Bristol Ferry Boats runs reliable timetabled ferries to and from Create Centre (Nova Scotia landing stage on Hotwells ferry). The service operates 7 days a week all year round, and boats are heated and covered in winter.

You can catch the ferry:

  • from City Centre (Cascade Steps), ss Great Britain (off of Cumberland Road), and Mardyke landing stage (off of Hotwells Road). Running every 40 minutes.
  • just a few minutes walk away from Temple Meads Train station and also at Castle Park (near Broadmead), Bristol Bridge and Welsh Back (near St. Nicholas Markets and King Street). (This service connects with the Hotwells service at ss Great Britain and City Centre). Running every hour between April to October, a limited service runs weekdays between November to March, but there is always a full service on weekends and school holidays.
0117 927 3416

Bristol Ferry in the floating harbour

Park & Ride

The Long Ashton Park and Ride bus can stop very close to the CREATE Centre on Hotwells Road. It departs from Merchant's Road bus stop, Hotwells. These are request stops.

For further information please visit TRAVELINE South West.

Park & Ride bus lane near The Create Centre

By Car

There is free visitor parking at the CREATE Centre. If you are coming by car, please use the main car park in front of the building and ask for a visitor permit from reception.

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Call us on 0117 909 6967 

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