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Specialty Museums · Bridges · Nightlife

Popular things to do in Bristol

Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Specialty Museum
Brunel's SS Great Britain
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Clifton Suspension Bridge ©
Bridge
Clifton Suspension Bridge
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
St Mary Redcliffe Church ©
Religious Site
St Mary Redcliffe Church
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
Bristol Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Bristol Cathedral
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
From discovering street art and underground music scene, to learning about the area's rich maritime history, there are plenty of interesting things to do in Bristol. Admire astounding examples of Georgian and Victorian architecture and the engineering marvel of the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge. Boasting magnificent ornaments of Gothic architecture, St Mary Redcliffe Church and Bristol Cathedral narrate the riveting story of the city's eventful past. Visitors keen on the history of the country's maritime endeavors flock to Brunel's SS Great Britain, the world's first great ocean liner, featuring authentic nautical artifacts from its traveling days.

Side trips from Bristol

The Roman Baths ©
History Museum
The Roman Baths Bath
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Stonehenge ©
World heritage site
Stonehenge Amesbury
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
Warwick Castle ©
Castle
Warwick Castle Warwick
3.8
Duration: 3 hours
The Cotswold Range ©
Outdoor Activity
The Cotswold Range Somerford Keynes
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Bristol

Wills Memorial Building ©
Architectural Building
Wills Memorial Building
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Cabot Tower ©
Observation Deck
Cabot Tower
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Bristol City Docks ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Bristol City Docks
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Bristol

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M Shed ©
Specialty Museum
M Shed
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
Oakham Treasures ©
History Museum
Oakham Treasures
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
The Georgian House Museum ©
History Museum
The Georgian House Museum
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Upfest ©
Art Gallery
Upfest
4.8
Duration: 4 hours

Historic Sites in Bristol

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Arnos Vale Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Arnos Vale Cemetery
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Dolebury Warren
Ruin
Dolebury Warren
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Blaise Hamlet ©
Historic Site
Blaise Hamlet
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum ©
Religious Site
John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Bristol

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The Clifton Cellars ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Clifton Cellars
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Otomi ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Otomi
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Bristol Blue Glass ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Bristol Blue Glass
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes
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Places to visit with Bristol

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