Time to round up our favourite blogs, Instagram posts and tweets from visitors to Bristol...


Bristol Harbourside, Credit: jara_o, via Instagram

Whether it's a food tour of the city, a cruise around the harbour or discovering a hidden corner, it's always good to be reminded just how much there is to see and do around Bristol, regardless of your tastes and budget. 

Here are a few highlights from our visitors over the past few weeks - remember to tag #VisitBristol in your posts about the city!

Bristol Gourmet Getaway

Harts Bakery

Hart's Bakery, Credit: Sharking for Chips and Drinks

If you want a comprehensive guide on where to munch around the city, look no further - this guide from the London-based Sharking for Chips & Drinks team manages to cover an impressive array of food & drink businesses around Bristol. Prepare to feel hungry once you’ve read it though...

The 11 most impressive buildings in Bristol

Cabot Tower

Cabot Tower

It’s easy to overlook the impressive architecture in Bristol sometimes, as our harbour, attractions and food often steal the limelight! This list gives you a nice starting point if you want to see some particularly note-worthy buildings around the city.

11 day trips under 2 hours from London


Cliftonwood, Credit: Paul Box

London is the main port of call for many visitors to the UK, but as this blog points out, it’s often worth extending your trip to see some other parts of the country, and obviously we think Bristol should be top of the list!
We’ve also enjoyed two French blogs this week - they’re worth a peek even if you can’t read French as the photos are great!

Street Art in Bristol

Another blog demonstrating why Bristol is one of the best places in the world to see street art - which reminds us that it's not long until Upfest!

Bristol Culture & Museums

From M Shed to @Bristol, this short but sweet guide gives you a few ideas for where you can learn a bit more about the city or the world around us.

Bristol Museum

Bristol Museum, Credit: atasteofmylife.fr

And finally, we'll end on a couple of sunny tweets, because summer has well and truly arrived in Bristol!

Llandoger Trow

Morph tweet

SS Great Britain


Cabot Tower and Brandon Hill
Cabot Tower and Brandon Hill Bristol

Cabot Tower is a century-old 105ft tower, set in the gorgeous parkland of Brandon Hill near Park Street in the West End.

Bristol Cathedral
Bristol Cathedral

Much more than a fascinating building, being a fine example of a hall church, it is a centre of Bristol's history, civic life and culture.

Ashton Court Estate
Ashton Court Estate Bristol

Historic 850-acre parkland with mansion, two pitch-and-putt golf courses, deer park, miniature railway, orienteering and nature trails

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust
Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust

Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres where the history of Bristol is told in a leafy and tranquil setting.

St James Priory
St James Priory

The oldest church in Bristol that's still in operation, founded between 1124 and 1137 by the Earl of Gloucester

M Shed
M Shed
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery exterior

Museum and art gallery exhibiting some outstanding collections of art, archaeology, Egyptology and natural history in a magnificent building