The best gyms and health clubs in Bristol

Have you decided on your New Year’s resolutions yet?

After indulging in festive food and drink over Christmas, thousands of people around the UK will be looking to get back into better shape in 2022. If you’re one of them, you might want to join a new gym in Bristol.

From high-end fitness centres to great value community hubs, we have some of the best gyms and health clubs in Bristol, right on the doorstep of Brabazon.


1. Village Gym

Bullfinch Close, Filton, Bristol, BS34 6FG

Village Gym is a great option if you’re looking for somewhere close to Brabazon. It’s approximately a 20-minute walk away from the homes at The Hangar District, so the perfect warm up to your workout.

The facilities include a spacious fitness suite, studios for group classes and a spin room sure to help you work up a sweat. There is also a heated pool with swim lanes, a sauna and a relaxing steam room. The changing facilities are excellent too, with Dyson hairdryers, private showers and a towel service.

Village Gym is open 24 hours a day, so it’s easy to fit in a visit before work, after you’ve done the school run or whenever fits into your schedule.

2. David Lloyd

Greystoke Avenue, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 6AZ

David Lloyd in Westbury-on-Trym is conveniently located just a mile from Cribbs Causeway. This high-end health club is a first-class fitness destination, with excellent tennis, badminton and squash courts, a modern gym and plenty of swimming, spa and class options. There’s even a creche and kids club to entertain your little ones whilst you squeeze in some me-time.

3. Anytime Fitness Bradley Stoke

The Willow Brook Centre, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, BS32 8BS

Anytime Fitness in Bradley Stoke is a gym that is designed to fit around an on-the-go lifestyle. Located less than 10 minutes’ drive away from Brabazon and open 24/7, this club has a welcoming and supportive member community, while the abundance of high-performance gym equipment ensures you can work out without unnecessary wait times.

4. Everlast Fitness Club

Fox Den Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SP

Everlast Fitness Club offers you a choice of options to help you achieve your goals. If you want to work on your fitness, the gym has a wide range of cardio equipment. If you are focused on strength training, there are plenty of free weights, resistance equipment and group classes. And if you need a bit of encouragement, there are dedicated personal trainers on hand to help. Plus, if that all seems like hard work, there is a swimming pool, sauna and spa to help you relax after your session.

5. Horfield Leisure Centre

Dorian Road, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0XW

Part of the Everyone Active group, Horfield Leisure Centre is a newly refurbished gym and swimming pool facility about 10 minutes from Brabazon. There is something to suit everyone, with over 150 classes a week, a sports hall that caters for badminton, trampolining and table tennis, as well as a swimming pool and teaching pool. This gym is a great option if you’re on a budget as it offers pay-as-you go membership options as well as annual subscriptions.