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Bristol City Docks

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Address: Bristol, England
Phone Number: 01179273633
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very intresting plase

if like me you like nautical things then the docks or a interesting place to visit lots too see just keep an eye on very young children you or very close to water

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if like me you like nautical things then the docks or a interesting place to visit lots too see just keep an eye on very young children you or very close to water

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bristol's maritime heritage sings through the docks. From the posh apartment buildings, the massive choice of waterside bars and restaurants through to the working boat yards, it's a place to lose a day. Start at Temple Meads and follow the dock past Queen Square (stunning Georgian Square), Welsh Back (old grain stores and warehouses) and King Street and up into... More 

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Thank Andy T
Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I often visit the docks for a scenic walk. There are plenty of cafe's, bars, pubs and restaurants for stopping points too. We enjoy the ambience and especially in the holidays when the steam train is running. It's a lovely day out.

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Thank Mrspedoubety
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb area to visit for the day with a wealth of history on every footstep , attractions from the Matthew and other historic ships and the most impressive M shed which is a must for any visit and it is Free! great for the very young and old alike explore the history of Bristol in a fantastic historic dock... More 

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Thank Brian P
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a very pleasant day out at Bristol Dock, we caught a Bristol Ferry Company ferry from The Cottage Pub in Hotwells on the water front and travel up to the city centre and then onto Templemeads station where disembarked and had diner, we then caught the ferry back to The Cottage pub, this was a... More 

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Thank Michael M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bristol City Docks provides a superb back drop to the huge free festival with lots of on water displays as well as music and dance zones. However the busy weekend brings in thousands of visitors to the area and there are some pinch points that make the experience a little uncomfortable. With the new parking restrictions in place the only... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is great place for a long walk or just visit one of many bars or restaurants, architecture and history of this place is outstanding, very often visiting harbour for romantic evening walk

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Thank Andy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection of bars and pubs which are very nice on a sunny day. One of the best areas in the city centre and enjoyable to visit but as a pure tourist attraction it's probably not worth spending lots of time there.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is plenty to do down at Bristol Docks. Have a wander and admire the boats or watch what's going on - sailboarding, canoeing and many other sports can be seen. On Summer weekends the old dock railway is often in operation with a steam locomotive plus the SS Great Britain, M Shed and other attractions are all in easy... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy and varied place with many activities. Steam train, SS Great Britain, boat trips, restaurants, Art events and museum. Had a lovely day chilling in the sunshine by the water.

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