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“Lovely round trip of the floating harbour”
Review of Bristol City Docks

Bristol City Docks
Ranked #8 of 212 things to do in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

The floating harbour is a really nice place to visit when the sun is shining. There is much to entertain all tastes, historical building, the cranes, the M Shed, Brunel's Buttery, @ Bristol, Millennium Square and much much more. It's about a 2.5 mile circular trip if you want to go all the way round - and I would recommend this as you also take in the original Underfall yard which is still working. You also get to see the massive dry dock just along from the SS Great Britain, which is worth a visit if you have the time. If you don't want to spend any money this walk is a really good way of spending time - and a must for visitors to Bristol so they can experience some of the working history of the city.

Thank Gill T
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a real Gem . I really enjoyed walking around soaking up the history and vibe, well worth a visit

Thank jim c
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

the docks are as they should be, boats, old buildings etc. only some sympathetic development, but the majority gave a soulless atmosphere, the pubs/bars were all mainly chains, and you could have been anywhere that attracts hen/stag nights. there is an open air market which had lovely items/food to buy, but the whole thing is overshadowed by the dumbed down, cheap, litter producing giants of the food and drink industry. i would not go back. clifton has the personality in bristol.

Thank Giraffesandpirates
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Bristol Docks - right in the centre of Bristol - no longer a working dock but upgraded now as a place to go - great restaurants and walking areas - and plenty to see

Thank Carol S
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

A mix of old and new, some fabulous museums and places to eat,blended with new blocks of flats. Ships to see and boats to ride.

Thank Claire E
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