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Places to Visit In and Around Bristol

Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Winterbourne Medieval Barn, built in 1342 by Thomas de Bradeston, is a unique surviving example of a great medieval... See more >
Church Lane, Winterbourne, South Glos BS36 1SE

Horton Court

National Trust property: Horton Court - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Horton, near Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6QR

Dyrham Park

National Trust property: Dyrham Park - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Dyrham, near Bath, SN14 8ER

The Wave

Whatever your age, fitness, learning or physical ability, we’ll help you to get the most out of your surfing and your... See more >
The Wave Washingpool Farm Easter Compton BS35 5RE

Bethesda Methodist Church, Redfield, Bristol

Bethesda Methodist Church is located on the corner of Church Road and Avonvale Road, Redfield. (We are just opposite..... See more >
Bethesda Methodist Church, Church Road, Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HH

Westbury College Gatehouse

National Trust property: Westbury College Gatehouse - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
College Road, Westbury-on-Trym, BS9 3EH

St Luke's Church, Church Street (off Queen Ann Road), Barton Hill

St Luke's is an informal friendly Anglican church in the heart of urban Bristol. Regular Church services are..... See more >
St Luke’s Church, Church Street (off Queen Ann Road), Barton Hill, Bristol BS5 9FB

Blaise Hamlet

National Trust property: Blaise Hamlet - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Henbury, BS10 7QY

Newark Park

National Trust property: Newark Park - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Ozleworth, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7PZ

Bath Assembly Rooms

National Trust property: Bath Assembly Rooms - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QH

Clueniversity of Magic - a Solve The City adventure

Clueniversity of Magic is an immersive and interactive magic themed adventure, taking you on a journey through... See more >
Saracen St, Bath BA1 5BR

Tyntesfield

National Trust property: Tyntesfield - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1NX
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Things to do around Bristol

Bristol, a vibrant city in the southwest of England, offers a plethora of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're interested in history, outdoor adventures, or cultural experiences, Bristol has something to suit every taste. Let's explore some of the best things to do in Bristol:

1. Clifton Suspension Bridge:
- Start your day by visiting the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this 75-meter-high bridge spans the Avon Gorge and offers breathtaking views of the city and the River Avon. Take a leisurely walk across the bridge and admire its engineering marvel.

2. Explore Clifton Village:
- After crossing the bridge, explore the charming Clifton Village. Wander through its cobbled streets, boutique shops, and historic buildings. Stop for a coffee or indulge in some retail therapy.

3. Bristol Museum and Art Gallery:
- Immerse yourself in art and history at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Explore its diverse collections, including ancient artifacts, fine art, and natural history exhibits. Don't miss the Egyptian mummies and the stunning Edwardian architecture.

4. Harbourside Walk:
- Take a leisurely stroll along the Harbourside. Admire the colorful boats, street art, and historic warehouses. Visit the M Shed, a museum showcasing Bristol's maritime heritage and industrial past.

5. SS Great Britain:
- Step aboard the SS Great Britain, Brunel's famous steamship. Explore its decks, cabins, and engine rooms. Learn about its fascinating history as the world's first ocean-going iron ship.

6. Bristol Zoo Gardens:
- If you're traveling with family, visit the Bristol Zoo Gardens. Discover a wide variety of animals, from lemurs to lions. The zoo also focuses on conservation and education.

7. Street Art Tour in Stokes Croft:
- Bristol is renowned for its street art. Join a guided tour in Stokes Croft, where you'll find vibrant murals, graffiti, and political statements. Learn about famous artists like Banksy and their impact on the city.

8. Lunch at St. Nicholas Market:
- Head to St. Nicholas Market for a diverse culinary experience. Sample international cuisine, from falafel wraps to Caribbean jerk chicken. The market also hosts craft stalls and vintage shops.

9. Bristol Cathedral:
- Visit the Bristol Cathedral, a stunning Gothic masterpiece. Admire its intricate stained glass windows, medieval architecture, and peaceful cloisters. Attend a choral evensong if you can.

10. Brunel's Other Projects:
- Explore other Brunel-designed landmarks, such as the SS Great Britain, Bristol Temple Meads Station, and the Clifton Observatory. Brunel's influence is woven into the fabric of Bristol.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in history, art, or simply enjoying the city's vibrant atmosphere, Bristol promises an unforgettable day out!