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Address: Park St, Bristol, England
Phone Number: 44 117 926 0767
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Hidden(ish) Gem!

Cabot Tower's grounds are kind of hidden behind shops and houses, and I was really surprised when I found it. It's a really good picnic spot in the summer, and surprisingly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Freckles08
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cabot Tower's grounds are kind of hidden behind shops and houses, and I was really surprised when I found it. It's a really good picnic spot in the summer, and surprisingly doesn't get too busy. The tower itself is a lovely bit of history and I very much recommend climbing ALL the stairs, to get an amazing view! This is... More 

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Thank Freckles08
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Placed in a middle of Brandon Hill Park. Well worth visiting especially on a sunny day with blue sky and clear view. Tower itself has long, narrow and steep steps that lead to the very top. Make sure you make it to the top not only a level below. View over Bristol and beyond is a great reward for climbing.... More 

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Thank Matt G
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yup, its a tower in the middle of a park overlooking Bristol. Its free to climb to the top, from where, I felt, the views were good but not stupendous. Named after guy who founded Canada in small boat called 'The Matthew'. Worth a visit, but nothing to get too excited about.

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Thank supaken
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cabot tower is a small tower on Brandon's hill in the centre of Bristol city. There are two flights of spiral stairs within the tower, with 360 degree views of the city at the top of each flight. The climb is steep, but only takes a minute or two, and the views are very rewarding. From the top, it is... More 

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Thank tommyadvisor11235
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're new in Bristol or want just want to see (most of) Bristol from high up, then you must go to Cabot Tower! Pack warm clothes because it can get a bit chilly in the late afternoon.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cabot Tower was built in 1897 to honour the memory of John Cabot, who set sail from Bristol and founded land that was subsequently known as Canada.' Tower in Bristol England. it is stayed in a Public park on Brandin Hill between City centre , Clifton and Howelles. It's a little tucked away from the city centre but well worth... More 

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Langport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Need a break from the hustle and bustle of a big city, sightseeing, shopping then walk up Park Street in Bristol and go to Cabot Tower (It's sign posted) besides being of historical significance, the park below is a quiet haven to provide peaceful respite and relaxation - enjoy on a sunny warm day - bliss!

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Thank kudzielko1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here in the summer holidays. We took a picnic and had a great day. The children loved the open space and the woods. The playground is very good. A lovely place to have a picture.

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Thank Kim F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're visiting Bristol this is a local landmark worth visiting. The 360 degree views of the city from the top are stunning and well worth the climb. It can get busy on weekends, especially when there is nice weather and the climb to the top shouldn't be attempted by everyone. The circular stairway is very tight from the ground... More 

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Thank IanWaine78
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will need to like steps for this one. Its a long narrow stair case to the top but when you get up there its a great view of Bristol. You can see all major landmarks so a good place to start your day.

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