To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Tourist Information Centre

The Bristol Tourist Information Centre is for visitors and locals alike, and offers everything from help with bus timetables and accommodation booking to souvenirs and gifts.

In addition to Pounds Sterling, Bristol Pounds and cards, we also accept Alipay and WeChat Pay.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 10am – 5pm 

The Tourist Information Centre is open 362 days of the year, and only closed on 25th and 26th December and 1st January.

Address: E Shed, 1 Canon's Rd, Bristol BS1 5TX

TIC map

View Bristol Tourist Information Centre in a larger map or download a guide on how to get to the Tourist Information Centre.

Our services

To help organise your visit and create a memorable stay, we can offer you the following services:

  • Free Wifi - The Tourist Information Centre offers free Wi-Fi for visitors.
  • Left luggage - store your luggage for £5.00 per item (bags cannot be stored overnight). *Please note that this is not available during Bristol Harbour Festival weekend.
  • Accommodation bookings – you can book hotels and accommodation direct from our accommodation pages or call us on 0333 321 0101.
  • Bristol Pound – we are an access point for the local currency, the Bristol Pound so you can buy your pounds from us.
  • Local transport – monthly and weekly season as well as day and multi-trip tickets available
  • Velopost - The Tourist Information Centre is the first and only place you can buy stamps for Velopost (50p) and we have the Velopost pox box here, with daily collections.
  • Radar keys - Radar keys (for accessible toilets) are available to buy for £4.50 each.

TIC teddies

Gift Shop

Browse our range of gifts, souvenirs, books and maps at the Tourist Information Centre or visit our online gift shop.

We have a gorgeous range of locally made prints, crafts, clothing and produce for you to take home as a memento of your time in Bristol. In addition to Pounds Sterling, Bristol Pounds and cards, we also accept Alipay and WeChat Pay.

Ticket sales

We sell tickets for:

We also have full details of all visitor attractions and leisure activities in the local area, as well as all you need to know about local events and festivals taking place.

We are currently selling advance tickets for:

Get in touch

To speak to one of our helpful staff, please contact:

Telephone: For accommodation, ticket bookings and enquiries call us on 0333 321 0101, or if you are calling from abroad please call us on 0044 333 321 0101.

You can also email us at

Bristol Pounds

Visitor testimonials

"Bristol Tourist Information centre really was my port in a storm today. I needed tourist information urgently, and they more than exceeded my expectations in their quality of information and response- they fully understood my issues and offered a genuine desire to help. Cheers to Lyn and Roman! Thank you!" - gxv588 via TripAdvisor, April 2017

"I can't fault the help, information and advice received from Diane at TIC. Efficient service topped with a smile and grace." - Michael_McL1 via TripAdvisor, Feb 2017

Tourist Information Centre

Search For Things to Do


Search For Accommodation

Show More Options
Add Room
Key Features
Room / Unit Features
Establishment Features

Search For Things to Do


Search For What's On


Search For Food & Drink