Interactive, family-friendly technology centre.
Bristol's first art gallery, housing over 1200 works of art from 19th century to the present day, a...
Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres where the history of Bristol is told in a...
Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park combines fun and education in one! Avon Valley is a place...
Attractions in Bristol are all about the 'Bs': we have Brunel, boats, bridges, bikes and beautiful countryside. Everywhere you turn there is something spectacular to see and do in Bristol. The city is steeped in history and our historical and heritage sites, like Bristol Cathedral and the Lord Mayor's Chapel, are not to be missed. If you're looking for things to do with the family then we guarantee that Bristol will wear the children out with so many fun things on offer.
It has a fascinating maritime history and the association with water flows through the floating harbour and some of the best preserved boats in the country can be found in the docks. The grand ss Great Britain, designed and built by Brunel, is a sight to behold. Go below deck or climb the rigging like a sailor in the 1800s; this wonderfully restored vessel offers something special for everyone. Sail out of the harbour on The Matthew, the replica of the ship that John Cabot discovered Newfoundland on. M Shed is a modern museum documenting the history of Bristol, transforming the old transit shed on the harbour. This is just one of the free days out in Bristol that awaits you.
Not to be missed in the most famous of Brunel's masterpieces, the Clifton Suspension Bridge that spans the picturesque Avon Gorge. We're not going to spoil it for you; go and see it with your own eyes! If you're a film, music or theatre buff then Bristol hosts some world-class performances covering a wide range of genres.
Millenium Square and the Harbourside offer some fantastic, modern Bristol attractions for small and big kids. The At-Bristol science centre is a hands-on, interactive playground with planetarium and with Bristol Aquarium on the same site, you can easily spend the whole day here. Combine a trip to the suspension bridge with a visit to Bristol Zoo Gardens, an intimate zoo and an opportunity to get up close and personal with your favourite furry friends.
There's also some amazing attractions in Bristol such as Westonbirt Arboretum, Slimbridge Wetland Centre and Longleat Safari Park. There's so much to discover: check out our full list of things to do in Bristol.
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Spectacular aquarium in the Harbourside area that provides an amazing underwater adventure from the British coast to exotic tropical seas
The world famous bridge and the iconic symbol of Bristol, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1831 and completed in 1864 after his death
Step aboard the award-winning Brunel's ss Great Britain for a ship shape and Bristol fashion day out!
Museum and art gallery exhibiting some outstanding collections of art, archaeology, Egyptology and natural history in a magnificent building
Enjoy a lively programme of independent film, digital media and events at this fantastic media centre in the heart of the Harbourside
A visit to this city zoo is your passport for a day trip into an amazing world of animals, exhibits and other attractions
Interactive, family-friendly technology centre.
Taking off in Summer 2017, Aerospace Bristol will tell the amazing story of Bristol’s world-class aerospace industry and give you the chance to step aboard a British icon, Concorde 216.
The Wild Place Project is Bristol’s new affordable and fun family attraction that will provide adventure, play and learning.
M Shed is an exciting and innovative flagship museum for Bristol with gallery space and a packed events schedule.
Find out what's on Ashton Gate Stadium.
Avon River Cruises offer private hire boat trips in Bristol on the Silver Salmon – travel in comfort and style all year round.
A unique centre devoted to the production and exhibition of the contemporary visual arts, as well as a great café space
Visit the home of Charles Wesley, the great Methodist preacher and hymn writer, with everything exactly as it was for him and his family
S Gloucestershire & the S Cotswolds
Arboretum with over 16,000 rare and beautiful trees, all set in 600 glorious, easy-to-stroll Cotswold acres
Well renowned and popular conservation centre, which features the world's largest collection of swans, geese, ducks and flamingos
Explore Bristol's Harbourside by ferry, go on a trip with friends or colleagues, or simply get from A to B without worrying about traffic
Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres where the history of Bristol is told in a leafy and tranquil setting.
Discover one of the UK's most famous beauty spots with the largest natural Gorge and two beautiful stalactite caverns.
North Somerset & the Mendips
This 50 acre family adventure park is one of the largest visitor attractions in the South West providing fun and variety with something to offer everyone