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Cabot Tower

Park St, Bristol, England
44 117 926 0767
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Ranked #8 of 134 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Observation Decks/ Towers
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The views over the city. It's an oasis in a noisy urban area. Surrounded by parkland and gardens. Plenty of benches for picnics. Swathes of daffodils in the spring.

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Maidehead UK
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147 reviews 147 reviews
68 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Cabot tower is a hidden gem of Bristol. Situated in a beautiful park this tower (334 ft. high) enables you to see all over Bristol. Stunning views of Clifton suspension Bridge, the SS Great Britain and on a good day much much further. This really does seem to be a hidden secret. there are lots of steps to the top,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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210 reviews 210 reviews
126 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Cabot Tower is situated at the top of Brandon Hill with marvellous views over Bristol, the River Avon and surrounding countryside. The top of the tower is reached by a spiral staircase, which can be quite exhausting, specially if you’ve just walked up to Brandon Hill from the city centre, but admission is free. The tower was erected to commemorate... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Lots and lots (and lots) of steps to get up. Don't do it if you have vertigo but when you are there the views are worth it.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a hidden gem of Brizz. That some Bristolians have never been too ,simply an incredible view from the top , well worth the effort to climb to the top.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's free, high and has fantastic views. It is set in an attractive park and gardens, and was quiet when we were there. The stairs are narrow and steep.

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great spot for a nice picnic and a stroll and also for great views of Bristol. Access to the tower is free. There is no lift but you get a great reward once you climb up the stairs to the very top. There are viewpoints half way up as well.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great scenic location, on top of a hill. Tinge of historical importance to the tower. The views from the tower, just fabulous and very impressive, covering a very wide horizon, unobstructed by urban construction. On certain days, we can see many balloons flying in the sky, adding to the beauty. The area around the tower, hilly slopes, nice lawns, with... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cabot Tower is situated on Brandon Hill, which is fairly steep and is a bit of a mission to climb. It's worth the effort. The stairs are relatively narrow (as would be expected in a spiral-staircased tower). There is sometimes crossing over of people coming in the opposite direction. The views are phenomenal. Simply stunning perspective of the City.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were lucky to visit on a beautiful sunny morning, bit of a hike up to the tower but a lovely park to walk through - lovely plants and flowers and small pond, plenty of benches to sit and rest. The views from the actual tower were brilliant.

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