Of course it goes without saying that we at Visit Bristol HQ think the city is darn well worth shouting about, and each year it becomes even more apparent that so do a lot of other people.

The city is home to lots of local bloggers who regularly share their top tips, favourite places to eat and drink, reviews and ideas for things to do in the city. So, we've put together a list of Bristol bloggers you should be following, to help you make the most of your time in the city, whether you're local to Bristol or just visiting.

This Bristol Brood

Mama of two, Angharad, shouts from the cyber rooftops about Bristol for a living. On her blog she shares her expert knowledge of the city and doles out inspiration for exciting family-friendly adventures to be taken around Bristol, the UK and wider world.

Stuffed 265

Natalie is famed throughout Bristol for her banter and love of burgers (she’s the creator of The Big Bristol Burger Crawl), booze and independent places to eat and drink in the South West. Browse her blog Bristol’s best sexy food, places to cure a hangover, take your parents for lunch, upcoming events and good chat.

One of the burgers at Asado in central Bristol - credit Natalie Brereton
Image - Burger at Asado, credit Natalie Brereton

Bristol Mum

Bristol Mum’s Hilary was born and bred in the city and is now raising her two children in Bristol. Her site is a great resource for local parents, with round-ups of baby and toddler activities by postcode, What’s On guides and local family-friendly information.

She and Hem

Best friend blogging duo She and Hem, a.k.a Jo and Victoria, both live in Bristol with their young families and share a love for all things bright and colourful. Follow them for fun fashion and toddler shenanigans around the city.

A Life Less Organised

Food listings, food guides, pub crawls and reviews, it’s safe to say there isn’t much - if anything -  about the Bristol food scene that Shonette doesn’t know. As well as being Queen of all food and drink knowledge, she’s one of the best-known bloggers in Bristol, bookmark her site if you want to know where to consume tasty morsels in the city.

A view of Chequers Inn and Hanham Lock in East Bristol - credit Shonette Laffy
Image - Chequers Inn, Hanham. Credit: Shonette Laffy

Best of Bristol

Browse a range of food and event guides, or follow them on Instagram and TikTok for some fun videos and top picks around the city.

Lizzie Eats Explores

Wales-born Lizzie is now Bristol-based, obsessed with food (especially good grub with a view) and exploring. On her blog she shares snippets of where and what she’s eaten in Bristol, places she’s been around the world, and money-saving advice!

This City Mum

City mum Claire regularly posts reviews of Bristol theatre shows, veggie restaurants, and local days (and sometimes nights!) out in the city.

North Street Fair in Southville - credit Claire Greville
Image - North Street Fair in Southville . Credit Claire Greville

Little Green Shed

This online lifestyle magazine, founded by Lou Archell, has become one of the UK’s ‘must read’ lifestyle blogs. A nomadic photographer, stylist, writer and influencer, Lou focuses on interiors, seasonal living and travel adventures with her family. Her articles on Bristol cover simple living, local recommendations and reviews.

Wanderer of the World

World wanderers, Justine and Scott run a travel blog for couples that want to escape the 9-5 through day trips, weekend getaways and holidays. Their love of travelling doesn’t diminish their love of Bristol though and you’ll find tons of tips for trips to the city.

Bristol Arts Monster

Fran started this guide for Bristol families interested in the arts. Expect interviews with local artists, art business, plus regular guides on arty things to do in the city with little ones in tow.

UPFEST Presents - credit YUUP and UPFEST
Image - Upfest

Heather On Her Travels

Award-winning travel blogger Heather Cowper focuses on travel inspiration for the 50+ traveller looking for an authentic travel experience with a little luxury. She regularly features her home city Bristol on the blog and social media when she’s out and about.

Practically Perfect Mums

Since 2012, Jane Batt has been helping families discover activities, events, local theatre and days out in Portishead, Bristol, North Somerset and beyond on her blog. Expect reviews, what’s on round-ups and travel adventures.


And finally...

Visit Bristol blog

Ok, we’re just going to blow our own trumpet here because, well, we’re darned proud of our blog and it is THE place to find out everything you ever wanted to know about the city. Name a topic on Bristol and it’s likely to be covered here (or shortly will be!) As veritable experts on Bristol, we can tell you everything from where to find the best gin, afternoon tea and best breweries in the city, to when to get the hottest live music tickets in town, find hotels with swimming pools or how to have a Banksy-themed weekend in the city


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