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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 68m tower and see the panoramic...more
Wills Memorial Building Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, England
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Great guided tour around the beautiful ceremonial heart of the university and superb views out over the city. Very engaging and informative guide who clearly loves the building he has worked in for the last 20 years. Making connections from Bristol's History to Harry Potter...More
The outside of the building is imposing, the inside is a cathedral type, with a stunning vaulted ceiling and stained glass windows.
They do tours, they are inexpensive and you appear to sign up at the reception.
The cost: £5 per person.
Duration: 1hr 30min.
You get to go up the top of the tower and visit the various halls, including the main hall as well as the bell “the Great George”, and the libraries.
Our tour guide, Gavin, was very interesting...More
This is an interesting tour - there are quite a lot of stairs to climb and they turn into a narrow spiral staircase towards the end. Unfortunately it was raining when we got to the top but had it been a dry day there would...More
Just had our tour of the University of Bristol WIlls Memorial tower. Having lived in Bristol all my life I’ve never been inside this building.
The history and architecture is well worth seeing and the guide,Gary, was funny and very informative.
Well with a visit...More
I think I was expecting a short tour, climb the tower and look out at the view etc.
Turning out to be 2 hours and so much info about the tower and Bristol. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
We were also able to see not only the...More
Having lived in Bristol most of my life, I finally visit today with my daughter and we had a fantastic experience with Gary and Kim. The tour was extremely informative, interesting and Gary’s enthusiasm, Bristolian charm and humour made it even more enjoyable. The views...More