There is simply nothing better than sitting around the computer planning a lovely day out. What better place to visit than the culture-filled city of Bristol? There are endless of amazing places to visit and things to do, all you need to do it plan your transport and accommodation and fall in love with this incredible place.
Travelling to the airport then why not check our expert guide on the best things to do near Bristol airport, this alongside the attractions below will let you soak up what Bristol truly has to offer.
We are here to help make your visit unforgettable. throughout this blog, we will be taking you through some of Bristol’s hidden gems as well as some of the most iconic attractions Bristol has to offer.
Walking Around The Beautiful Harbourside
Are you visiting with friends and family? Well, then you just have to take a slow stroll around the harbourside. Not only is this a hot spot for people visiting for the day but its also the local’s favourite hangouts. Surrounded in stunning boats and jaw-dropping views it won’t be long before you need to sit down to for a minute to take it all in.
Grab A Drink At The Arnolfini
Located right on the edge of the harbour is the Arnolfini. A restaurant that serves delicious food along with local ales which can drink outside whilst watching over the harbour. If you looking for a taste of Bristol this is definitely the place to go. Souring their drinks from the Bristol Beer Factory, you can grab a pint of the famous cask ales whilst soaking up some sun rays in the outside seating area.
Enjoy One Of Bristols Most Famous Pie Spots
Pieminister has to be one of the greatest businesses to come out of the city. With tasty pies, friendly service and a wonderful atmosphere, this restaurant can be enjoyed as an early lunch for your day trip around Bristol. Only a 5-10-minute walk from the Arnolfini this is definitely a place that you should use to refuel before continuing your adventure.
Head-On Up To St Nick’s Market
A vibrant market full of local and independent shops what more can you ask for! Open Monday to Saturday every week, this local market is a great place to walk around and have a look at the items on sale. There is just something so special about strolling around this cultured filled marketplace and checking out what these vendors have to offer.
Take a Break At Castle Park
After all, this working its time for a well-deserved break. Luckily, we have it covered. Located just outside the top entrance of st nicks market is castle park. There you will be able to find plenty of green space where you can sit down and take a break from your adventure. This gives you the opportunity to catch your breath before heading into the heart of bristol.
Visit Cabot Circus
Now we have had a taste of the local markets its time to enjoy the centre of bristol and all the amazing shops it has to offer. Bristol is proud to have a vast number of leading brands setting up shops right inside the Cabot Circus. Feel free to take the time to wander through a couple of your favourite shops and pick up a treat or two for yourself.
Take A Walk Up Gloucester Road
A trip to Bristol would not be complete without taking a look at the famous Gloucester Road. The proud home of some of Banksy’s famous artwork but also home to plenty of local and independent businesses. You can truly find it all on Glouster road, from clothing stores, bars and even clubs.
To make your life that extra bit easier we have even put together a FREE online tour guide for you to follow. Simple check out the map below and enjoy your day!