Whether you’re an art fiend, animal-lover, nature enthusiast or theatre buff, Bristol is sure to please.
It's hard to miss the rich variety of artistic and creative Bristol museums. Many are also free! Plan your museum visit today.
Take a moment’s quiet contemplation or simply bask in the architectural wonder of Bristol’s stunning churches and cathedral scenes.
Coming away together as a family is a wonderful thing to do, and in Bristol we want to help you build lasting memories for your family.
Plan your #Bristolbucketlist2017 with our guide to 117 amazing things to do and see in Bristol in 2017.
The world famous Clifton Suspension Bridge was designed by the great Victorian engineer IK Brunel should be on every Bristol itinerary.
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Bristol is the city of bridges, balloons, boats, bikes, Brunel and Banksy. Yes, we like the letter ‘b’ here. We also like spoiling you for choice…
There really are so many amazing things to do in Bristol! Whether you're looking for a great day out with the whole family, a romantic break for two or an epic solo adventure we know you’ll find just what you’re looking for in the city of Bs.
So let’s get started by reminding you of all the famous things to do in Bristol: Clifton Suspension Bridge, Brunel’s ss Great Britain, Bristol Balloon Fiesta and Banksy street art tours. These things make up our fine city and are certainly not-to-be-missed.
But don’t think for one second the fun ends there… we’ve got underground gigs for music lovers, gorgeous green spaces for relaxation, historic houses and museums full of intrigue, cutting-edge art galleries and independent cinemas, cool restaurants and bars, some marvellous markets and top notch themed tours. We really could go on (and on), but we’re sure you’re keen to start planning your itinerary.
To help you, we’ve grouped things to do in Bristol into handy themes, so simply click on the picture boxes above and have a nosy. Or alternatively, hover over the Things To Do tab to see the full list of pages. When it comes to colourful Bristol, who knows what you might find?
And don’t forget the city also has an incredible calendar of events year-round, adding up to even more things to do in Bristol. To find out what’s happening where, from film screenings in a wine cellar to art installations in a cave, be sure to check out our What’s On listings. Finally, for a quick, inspiring insight into the city, be sure to watch our short video all about the many great things to do in Bristol!