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This is perhaps the most successful dock conversion in the UK. The area is full of attractions and... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Trufflesnuffler
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Telford, United Kingdom
End of a day out

After the SS Great Britain, walk around the docks lots to see history of Bristol just good way to... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
peter h
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

This is perhaps the most successful dock conversion in the UK. The area is full of attractions and refreshment possibilities. It is possible to take a long stroll on both sides of the harbour viewing the many craft that have been converted for Leisure purposes....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

After the SS Great Britain, walk around the docks lots to see history of Bristol just good way to end the day .

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

I CAME HERE FOR A WALK ONE SUNDAY EVENING AND ITS A VERY peaceful atmosphere quiet.enjoyed salt and molt for tea fully recomended

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Bristol Docks is a vibrant gritty place to visit. Parking near SS Great Britain was easy and plentiful. The Docks are a well kept area with plenty going on from M shed and art through to street food and markets. The main food market area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

An excellent experience, at a bargain price – well-maintained and well-organised by keen and enthusiastic volunteers, this preserved area and preserved railway line give you a great flavour of a dockside line, with wagons, short wheelbase locomotives, lots of squealing check-rails, and proper clanky track-joints....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

My wife and I walked from the city centre across Princes Street Bridge to the docks with so many differing aspects. Including a superb butchers shop in a couple of the new units there.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing Sunday lunch. Staff were so friendly and accommodating. We were a party of 6 and we all opted for the roast dinner sharing board. This came with 3 roast meats, pork with crackling, lamb and beef. The roast potatoes were good,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Sorry to say been passing Bristol on the M5 for 40 years and never been. Big mistake. Lively, fun, interesting. A mix of restored old history and cutting edge. Full of people walking, running, rowing, cycling and watching the world go by

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rod S
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a waterfront hotel for an evening event in the city and could watch the regular ferries passing by from the centre to either Trample Meads or Hotwells. The M shed free museum was nearby but the Arnofini was being redeveloped. Cabot’s Matthew...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Was fortunate to visit on an open day with lots of stuff going on. Cranes working, steam train active and boat trips round the docks. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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dave20000
September 1, 2016|
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Response from Zamps1987 | Reviewed this property |
There is in Shirehampton/Avonmouth and also is Brislington :)
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Lois B
March 13, 2015|
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Response from idcarmichael | Reviewed this property |
Take the M4 on to The M32 Follow to the End of M32 and Turn Left follow duel carriageway and the signs to the Docks U cant miss it or get lost at docks plenty of carparking
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Lois B
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Response from sandra n | Reviewed this property |
Hi.you need to get onto the M5 from the M4 then get off at junction 18.Take the A4 Portway and continue to Hotwells . Follow the signs from there to the City Docks. Enjoy !
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