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Bristol
Enveloped in the hills of South West England, it has its own unmistakable identity, carved out by passionate locals and spirited fans.
 
Discover things to do in Bristol born out of the city’s centuries-old heritage and irrepressible creative spirit. Float over historic landmarks in a beautiful balloon, seek out world-class street art and follow the sound of live music flowing into cobbled streets.

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Welcome to Bristol

Brunel's SS Great Britain

Step on board the most extraordinary time-machine. Brunel’s SS Great Britain, the world’s first great ocean liner.


The brainchild of our most famous honorary Bristolian, Isambard Kingdom Brunel; this iconic steam ship is the heart of a multi-award-winning visitor attraction. 

M-Shed Museum

M Shed explores the city’s history from prehistoric times to the 21st century. Stories about the city and its people couple with rich collections of objects, art and archives to bring those stories to life.
 

Explore the city’s war-time experiences, industrial heritage and engineering history. Discover things made in Bristol from its music and art (including an original Banksy) to industry and technology. 

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle is steeped in over 860 years of British history. It is best known as the scene of the brutal murder of Edward II in 1327 and for being besieged by Parliamentary troops in 1645. 

 

Over 24 generations of Berkeley’s have gradually transformed a Norman fortress into the lovely family home it is today. 

Aerospace Bristol

Aerospace Bristol tells the incredible story of Bristol’s amazing aviation achievements and gives you and your family the chance to step aboard Concorde Alpha Foxtrot, the last of the supersonic jets ever to fly.

Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Bristol Packet Boat Trips offer harbour tours and river cruises with award winning commentaries.

 

A 45-minute tour of the Harbour is the perfect way to learn about Bristol’s fascinating history including John Cabot’s voyage to ‘discover’ America in 1497, 

Bristol Walking Tour

Take a private walking tour for a group of up to 16 people and be introduced to the world famous maritime city of Bristol.