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An excellent experience, at a bargain price

An excellent experience, at a bargain price – well-maintained and well-organised by keen and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rickanstis
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Great walk from the museum to cafes etc.

My wife and I walked from the city centre across Princes Street Bridge to the docks with so many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenneth M
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is a must if you visit the city of Bristol. On a good day you can spend a few hours walking around the whole docks and can see the SS Great Britain as well as many other sites. Take your time and you can...More

6  Thank NoelH330
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Reviewed October 2, 2014

Visiting Bristol Docks especially the SS Great Britain and catching a ferry from Bristol Temple Meads Station, watch out NOT to be picked up by number 7 boats which are small call themselves a ferry but do not do the full trip as they say....More

6  Thank pamela s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Rickanstis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Sara I
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

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

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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

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Reviewed September 26, 2018

The best things in life are free and a walk along both towpaths of the extensive Bristol dock area will cost you zilch, except if you want to specifically visit the SS Great Britain although you can go round that when undertaking your docks discovery....More

1  Thank SF30A
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Had a couple of hours to kill before heading to a wedding. Always love heading to the dock area of a city. Interesting to see how theses old working ports are transformed into new landscapes. Here you will find museums, galleries,restaurants and bars, There was...More

1  Thank leither71
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Histoical city which can entertain you for the weekend with no problem except what to visit or see first. the docks are interesting to have a walk around both sides, water taxi to get to other side. Lovely restaurants and local food to try. Recommend...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Ok for a walk and if you are looking for restaurant. A big place in the middle and a planetarium. Boat stop on the side for Center or harbour side.

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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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