There are several world-class attractions in Bristol, including Britain’s most acclaimed historic ship, its iconic suspension bridge, the world’s fifth oldest zoo, one of Europe’s leading interactive science centres and an outstanding network of free city museums.
Below is our pick of Bristol's best attractions. You can view all attractions here.
Top Bristol attractions
Museum and art gallery exhibiting some outstanding collections of art, archaeology, Egyptology and natural history in a magnificent building
Hands-on science and technology centre, with interactive exhibits and a whole load of fun for all the family.
Street artists from around the world have transformed this Bristol street in the most ambitious permanent street art project ever to take place...
Step aboard the award-winning Brunel's ss Great Britain for a ship shape and Bristol fashion day out!
Spectacular aquarium in the Harbourside area that provides an amazing underwater adventure from the British coast to exotic tropical seas
A visit to this city zoo is your passport for a day trip into an amazing world of animals, exhibits and other attractions
M Shed is an exciting and innovative flagship museum for Bristol with gallery space and a packed events schedule.
The world famous bridge and the iconic symbol of Bristol, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1831 and completed in 1864 after his death
On the outskirts
Britain’s most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey. Wander through the prehistoric valley of the Dinosaurs...
A great day out for the whole family in a beautiful river-based park, offering a truly all-weather entertainment centre
Discover one of the UK's most famous beauty spots with the largest natural Gorge and two beautiful stalactite caverns.
Historic house and educational museum situated inside the beautiful Queen Anne home of Edward Jenner, who discovered the vaccine for smallpox
Meet and help feed the rescued horses, ponies, donkeys in order to support this charity's animal welfare work
Arboretum with over 16,000 rare and beautiful trees, all set in 600 glorious, easy-to-stroll Cotswold acres
A stunning National Trust property, set in 265 acres of ancient deerpark, built between 1691 and 1702 for William Blathwayt.
Well renowned and popular conservation centre, which features the world's largest collection of swans, geese, ducks and flamingos
Get hands on and meet a variety of animals, including giraffe, rhinos, tigers and lions, then relax while the kids use the 12 play areas
Berkeley Castle is a beautiful and historic Castle, begun in 1117 and still remains the home of the Berkeley family. It is a great day-out for...
Railway that's much more than your average steam train ride, offering a whole new experience for some or a nostalgic memory for others
Spectacular Victorian country house and estate, situated on a ridge overlooking the beautiful Yeo Valley
Park with plenty of animals to see that is easily accessible from Bristol, Thornbury and the M5/M4/M48 motorways
A new attraction offering 150 acres of farming, food and fun!
The above list is just a small selection – you can view all Bristol attractions here.