BRISTOL ATTRACTIONS 2017-08-01T15:55:02+00:00

Bristol Attractions

Bristol has been named the best city in the UK. It is a vibrant city that gave the world Banksy and Wallace & Gromit. Bristol has been named European Green Capital in 2015 and is the UK’s first cycling city.

Come the summer months there are many festivals for you to choose from, ranging from music, food, theatre to the iconic balloon fiesta, where the sky becomes alive with hot air balloons, a truly spectacular sight!

With so much to do and see in Bristol, here are just a few ideas to get your imagination going…

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Clifton Suspension Bridge

Clifton suspension bridge which was designed by the famous Isambard Kingdom Brunel in the Victorian era, is a suspension bridge spanning the Avon gorge and the river Avon. It provides magnificent views across Bristol.

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SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain is a museum ship and a former passenger steamship. She was the longest passenger ship in the world from 1845-1854. It has been restored to its former glory with particular attention to detail to entice you on a journey to the past.

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M-Shed

Situated on the historic harbourside, M-Shed is the history museum of Bristol that tells the story of the city. It explores the city’s history from prehistoric times to the 21st century. Discover things made in Bristol from its music and art to industry and technology.

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Bristol Life

Bristol has all the facilities and attractions of a major city, but with easy access to coast and countryside.

Bristol not only offers a good nightlife, but there is an abundance of culture, a vibrant music scene, countless festivals, free activities, beautiful green spaces, you are also spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out.

Yet, although Bristol has all this and more to offer, it is also relaxed and a quirky city. It’s residents are proud and very friendly. You are sure to be made very welcome whilst visiting this truly amazing city!

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Culture and Art

Bristol is a city that is culturally alive and aware of its contemporary art scene. There are many art galleries, exhibitions and dotted around the city you will find many examples of Banksy street art. Bristol has a rich and colourful nautical history. Though still an important port city today, in medieval times it was considered to be one of the most largest and busiest ports in England. Bristol is also home to many museums and theatres. So during your stay how could you resist watching a major West End and Broadway production at the Bristol Hippodrome. One of the countries top provincial theatres.

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Harbourside

Explore Bristol’s Harbourside by ferry or a stroll along the waterfront. It is an attractive modern development filled with restaurants, bars and shops. The Harbourside is home to the popular At-Bristol Science centre, one of the UK’s greenest buildings, attractions include a planetarium, a walk through a virtual tornado and Wallace and Gromit film set.

It is also host to many sporting activities such as yachting, canoeing, sailing and rowing.

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Sports

Bristol is a very sporty city and offers a wide range of sporting activities which you can either watch or take part in, including football matches, rugby games, basketball, sailing and swimming.

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Shopping

Bristol is the shopping capital of the south west of England. Your sure to be impressed with the vast amount of different areas and types of shops to visit. From vintage and retro to the latest in high street trends. Bristol has Europe’s longest street – the Gloucester Road, full of independent shops, selling a variety of foods, clothes and antiques. Bristol has three all year markets just a short walk from the city centre, where you can buy local produce or be tantalised by more exotic produce from around the world.

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Nightlife

There is the vibrant nightlife and you’re sure to have a fantastic, memorable night. From huge clubs to underground gigs. Plus an array of bars, comedy and karaoke.

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