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Bristol City Docks

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Address: Bristol, England
Phone Number: 01179273633
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Interesting walk for a family

Fabulous area to spend half a day walking around (or longer if you visit any of the attractions - this time around we didn't). Lots of industrial heritage items to spot, and look... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fabulous area to spend half a day walking around (or longer if you visit any of the attractions - this time around we didn't). Lots of industrial heritage items to spot, and look for 'lovers locks' on some of the bridges that you cross.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Almost all river fronts have been renovated, and the city docks are no exception. Cool area, sturdy buildings, interesting architecture!

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

On Friday night harbour area was very good - lots of unusual market stalls and food places. On the Saturday it was very crowded, seemed to be aimed at teenagers or 20 some things rather than families. Agree with the other reviewer about the rubbish - I commented on the Saturday that they needed to empty the bins not just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to visit and has plenty of places on the harbour side to eat and drink. Don't go by car - traffic in Bristol is a nightmare.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We visited during the annual Docks Festival, so much to see and do, live bands, stalls, cafes, museum, ferries, steam train and boat rides. Well policed feeling very safe and plenty of space for everyone to stroll around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent use of harbour areas for festival every corner you turned something else was going on from music to enactments to stalls. Clean up was a disaster the day after which was a shame as although bins were provided ALL were overflowing....organisers need to move in SKIPS for next festival not a few extra bins as many people were talking... More 

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belfast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Had visited the harbour side in Bristol before- this was the first time at the festival. There was a fantastic buzz about the place with lots of couples/families all enjoying a great day out. Lots of stalls set up offering all sorts of food and drink as well street entertainers and musicians. Very well organised event- plenty of boats to... More 

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Cornwall, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Bristol docks, like so many dockland areas in our great cities, has been regenerated into a beautiful and vibrant space. Don't miss the Underfall Yard at the western end, currently under renovation and keenly opening its doors to visitors. Fascinating to look at the original machinery still working, designed by Brunel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The docks have really come on. There are lots of places to eat and drink. Some thing to suit all budgets.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was the Harbour Festival and we travelled all the way from Yorkshire. It's a fab weekend with food, entertainment, lots of laughs on the water...... If you get the chance, book early as the hotel prices rise as the event gets closer.

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Address: Bristol, England
Phone Number: 01179273633
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