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38 things to do in Bristol

Bristol is considered to be one of the most fun and vibrant cities in the South West, topping the list as one of the best places to live in Britain. It’s full of quirky restaurants, street art and some of the best sightseeing spots in the country.

Everywhere you turn there is something spectacular to see and do in Bristol. Not to be missed is the most famous of Brunel’s masterpieces, the Clifton Suspension Bridge that spans the picturesque Avon Gorge. 

If you’re looking for things to do with children then we guarantee that Bristol will wear the children out with so many family friendly activities.

There’s so much to do in Bristol both day and night. To make the most of your trip to Bristol check out one of the many tours to learn all about the cities history, art and much more!

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Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your friends and family in Bristol? The Whistle Punks offers a fun day out of intense axe throwing action, the rules are easy each player must …

Discover one of the best places to play board games in Bristol! Chance & Counters café brings all your favourite games together in one place. From your family classics like Battleships to heavy strategy games like …

Step onboard the most extraordinary time machine. Brunel’s SS Great Britain, the world’s first great ocean liner, is Bristol’s no.1 attraction and is not one to be missed! Go ‘underwater’ for a unique and magnificent view of the …

Are you looking for something different to do in Bristol? How about an escape room, the Locked In A Room experience provides a perfect atmosphere for that long-overdue get-together. Suitable for all ages, all weathers, and …

Are you bored of traditional activities? try something new in an escape room, escape room requires a lot of problem-solving and looking for clues to escape before the time is too late! Each room is fully …

All aboard the Bristol ferry harbour tour! See the city of Bristol from the water in a fun and exciting hour-long boat tour with Bristol ferries. On this boat trip, you will explore the highlights of …

Want to surf like an Australian? The Wave Bristol is the first inland surfing destination in England, offering a 180m long inland surfing experience! No matter what age, fitness or ability you are, at The Wave …

Discover what a Bristol sugar plantation and slave owner’s home might have looked like around 1790. Eleven rooms spread over four floors reveal what life was like above and below stairs, from the kitchen in the …