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Bristol City Docks

Bristol, England
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Ranked #8 of 137 Attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The dock area is a great people watching area There ate lots of restaurants and interesting lofts and buildings.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Plenty to see, get a river boat tour, you can hop on and off so you can see more of Bristol The Restaurants can be expensive on the water

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

well theres a lot to do on the dock from steam engine rides boat trips all the different boats the museum the ss great britain all the bars and resturants @BRISTOL its also nice to walk along

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We walk around the harbour at least 3 times a week and never get tired of it. It is best in the early morning and at its worst when the Stag and Hen parties are out. Also plenty of places to eat and drink and ust sit in the sun

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Major investment has been put in to the old run down dock area, take the walk all around docks to view posh housing and flats, business areas and historic dock features, old working boat yard and museums. Plenty of places to stop for food and drink and local ferry to show views from another angle

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Cheltenham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Lovely place to sit and relax or wander round. Had a lovely time with my wife and two young boys - 4 and 1. Would have given 5# if not for all building work.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Bristol dock area is a great place to walk or even jog around, lots to see, plenty of bars and coffee bars, you can even get a bit of fishing in if you are so inclined. All together a really nice walk.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The city dockside has a teeming nightlife, lots of places to eat if rich enough, lots of boats; but it got rich via the slave trade which we need to remember. The SS Great Britain is there and the Mathew, and a variety of vessels, except submarines as too shallow.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Only a day trip, but what a lovely day out in the harbour/docks area. Had a visit to the market just outside town, and the market continued I the harbour, where there were plenty of places to eat in this bustling area. The attractions for children to were outstanding. Well done Bristol.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've spent several days this year exploring the historic docks and love the area. You can't visit this area and be amazed at what one man has achieved to mould this wonderful city to what it is today. The docks area, the London to Bristol railway line, the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the first steel, propellor powered ship ever built, all... More

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