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Places to Visit In and Around Bristol

Prior Park Landscape Garden

National Trust property: Prior Park Landscape Garden - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for... See more >
Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, BA2 5AH

Bath Skyline

National Trust property: Bath Skyline - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, BA2 5AH

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

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

Frome Sport & Fitness

Fusion Lifestyle and Mendip District Council are delighted to announce that group exercise classes are now open at... See more >
Princess Anne Road, Frome, BA11 2SA

Wookey Hole Caves

Looking for a fantastic Somerset Attraction? Your visit to Wookey Hole – Somerset includes a trip to the caves and over..... See more >
Wookey Hole Caves Wookey Hole Wells BA5 1BB

Westwood Manor

National Trust property: Westwood Manor - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Westwood, near Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 2AF

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

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

Cheddar Gorge

National Trust property: Cheddar Gorge - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
The Cliffs, Cheddar, BS27 3QF

The Courts Garden

National Trust property: The Courts Garden - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Holt, near Bradford on Avon, BA14 6RR

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
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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!