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Affordable Trips and Coaches to Bristol


Travel to Bristol and be rewarded with inspiring art, stunning architecture and a surprising abundance of nature.

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Bristol is renowned for its captivating museums, lively art and music culture, and scenic harbour. Read on to discover our list of suggestions and must-visit attractions in this lovely city.

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Brilliant Bristol

Nestled in the hills of South West England, Bristol offers a fantastic mix of history, culture and art. Visit this vibrant city for Banksy street art and a plethora of independent eateries and bars.

Bristol also serves as a great home base for discovering the nearby areas of Gloucestershire, South Cotswolds and Somerset.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do in Bristol for free?

One of the top free museums in Bristol is M Shed. Situated in a 1950s transit shed in Bristol's port, the museum delves into more than 2000 years of the city's intriguing past.

The Georgian House Museum is another free museum worth visiting. The 18th-century townhouse has been restored to its original glory, allowing visitors to learn more about what life was like living on a Bristol sugar plantation in 1970.

If you want great views across the city, Cabot Tower and Brandon Hill is a great alternative to Clifton Suspension Bridge. The 105ft Cabot Tower was built in 1879 to commemorate John Cabot's voyage from Bristol to the land which later became Canada.

What not to miss in Bristol?

A Banksy walking tour is a must do when in Bristol, and it's not just for art enthusiasts. You can either take a guided tour or embark on free a self-guided tour to spot some of his most famous arts of work such as Grim Reaper and The Canteen, Mild, Mild West.

Don't miss a visit to the cultural quarter of Wapping Wharf. Here you'll find independent shops, quirky bars and high-end dining to really give you a feel of the city.

Blaise Castle Estate is a great choice for group travellers. This 650 acre Grade II* is a parkland with a children's play area, museum and castle with free admission.

Whilst you're in the area, it's worth discovering Blaise Hamlet nearby. This charming collection if 19th-century cottages can only be admired from the outisde, but are worth visiting to view their beautiful rustic exteriors.

What are the major events in Bristol?

Bristol has many amazing annual events that bring people back year after year. January welcomes the premier comedy festival Slapstick in January. In March, visitors can enjoy classic and modern cinema during Bristol Film Festival.

The Festival of Nature in June is the UK's largest celebration of the natural world and a great choice for nature lovers. In July, Bristol celebrates it's maritime heritage with the Bristol Harbour Festival.

Coming up in 2024, Bear Grylls visits Bristol Beacon to share stories of adventure and survival. On the music front, gig-goers can catch top artists such as Example, Simple Plan and Paloma Faith live in the city.

What are the top tourist attractions in Bristol?

Clifton Suspension Bridge is one of Bristol's most well-known attractions. Rivaling San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, Bristol's own is an iconic part of the landscape, offering fantastic views of the city and beyond.

Brunel's SS Great Britain is another top attraction. Visitors can board the ship and explore the historic dockyard to discover more about this iconic ship's past.

Groups and school trips will love Bristol Aquarium, which is the UK's only aquarium with a giant botanical house. Located in the heart of Bristol, the aquarium offers more than 40 aquatic displays to explore.

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