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Bristol is a quirky British city with beautiful hilly vistas and plenty of historic sights to explore. Anyone interested in ships will have a blast aboard Brunel’s SS Great Britain, the world’s first great oceanliner, and the Matthew, a replica of the ship upon which John Cabot sailed to America in the 15th century. The graceful Clifton Suspension Bridge is another must-see.

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Brunel's ss Great Britain
Brunel's ss Great Britain
Owner description: Step back in time when you board Brunel’s ss Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world.Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on... more Owner description: Step back in time when you board Brunel’s ss Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world.Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend under water below the glass ‘sea’ to touch the world’s first great ocean liner. less
Attraction type: Museums; Ships
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Clifton Suspension Bridge
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Owner description: Designed and built in 1836 by a young engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this 702-foot-long, 250-foot-high suspension bridge gracefully spans the Avon Gorge between Clifton and... more Owner description: Designed and built in 1836 by a young engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this 702-foot-long, 250-foot-high suspension bridge gracefully spans the Avon Gorge between Clifton and Leigh Woods. less
Attraction type: Bridges; Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Wills Memorial Building
Wills Memorial Building
Owner description: Take a tour of the Bristol University Wills Memorial building and meet the 7th largest bell in the UK, as well as being there when the famous Great George strikes. Whilst on the... more Owner description: Take a tour of the Bristol University Wills Memorial building and meet the 7th largest bell in the UK, as well as being there when the famous Great George strikes. Whilst on the tour, you can climb to the top of the 215ft tower and see the panoramic views of Bristol. You will also visit the Great Hall, the Library, the Old Council Chamber and the Reception Room. The tours are held on the first Wednesday and Saturday of each month. However, due to an increase in demand, tours are also being held most Saturdays at 12:30pm. Wednesday tours are at 12:15 and 12:30. Saturday tours are at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00 and 12:30 Prices Visitors: £5 Students and Senior Citizens: £3 Children between 8 - 11: £1 The Tour is not suitable for children under 8 years of age. Group bookings and night tours are available upon request. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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Bristol Ferry Boats
Bristol Ferry Boats
Attraction type: Ferries/ Boats; Tours
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Arnos Vale Cemetery
Arnos Vale Cemetery
Owner description: Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres, close to the heart of Bristol, where the history of the city is told in a leafy and tranquil setting, rich in walks... more Owner description: Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres, close to the heart of Bristol, where the history of the city is told in a leafy and tranquil setting, rich in walks, wildlife, architecture, fascinating displays and memorials. Arnos Vale has something for everyone and it is open all year round with FREE admission. The Gift Shop is open 7 days a week. Cafe open 7 days a week. With a varied and exciting events programme - there is so much happening at Arnos Vale - see our website for more details less
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Full Court Press Specialty Coffee
Full Court Press Specialty Coffee
Ranked #1 of 1,460 Restaurants in Bristol
Price: $3 - $9
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Baristas Coffee Collective
Baristas Coffee Collective
Ranked #2 of 1,460 Restaurants in Bristol
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Urban Tandoor
Urban Tandoor
Ranked #3 of 1,460 Restaurants in Bristol
Price: $16 - $31
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
The Gloucester Old Spot
The Gloucester Old Spot
Ranked #4 of 1,460 Restaurants in Bristol
Price: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Dessert, British, Café, Gastropub
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
The Tube Diner
The Tube Diner
Ranked #5 of 1,460 Restaurants in Bristol
Cuisines: American, English, Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Rookery Guest House
The Rookery Guest House
$16 - $107 (GBP 10 - 69)
Ranked #5 of 89 Bristol B&B and Inns
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Woodstock Guest House
4.0 of 5
Woodstock Guest House
$47 - $93 (GBP 30 - 60)
Ranked #7 of 89 Bristol B&B and Inns
The Belgrave
The Belgrave
$62 - $101 (GBP 40 - 65)
Ranked #14 of 89 Bristol B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Travelodge Portishead
Travelodge Portishead
$77 - $106
Ranked #1 of 84 Hotels in Bristol
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Winston Manor
Winston Manor
$86 (GBP 55)
Ranked #2 of 84 Hotels in Bristol
BEST WESTERN Henbury Lodge Hotel
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN Henbury Lodge Hotel
$131 - $163
Ranked #3 of 84 Hotels in Bristol
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Greenhouse Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
The Greenhouse Bed & Breakfast
$93 - $154 (GBP 60 - 99)
Ranked #2 of 89 Bristol B&B and Inns
SACO Bristol - Broad Quay
4.0 of 5
SACO Bristol - Broad Quay
$123 - $212
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The Hunters Rest Inn
4.0 of 5
The Hunters Rest Inn
$118 - $163 (GBP 76 - 105)
Ranked #10 of 89 Bristol B&B and Inns
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