The coronavirus pandemic has meant that Bristol’s venues have had to take a temporary pause and close their doors until they can safely open again. If you are planning to bring an event to Bristol in the future and would like to see the spaces that the city has to offer then we have put together a list of the virtual tours for you to view from the comfort of your own home.

Bristol Marriott Royal Exterior

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

Ideally located in Bristol city centre, Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel has been welcoming guests for more than 150 years. The hotel has undergone a complete refurbishment in 2019 in keeping with its royal name and history. Those hosting events will be thrilled with the choice of rooms including the Grade II listed Palm Court seating up to 120 for a conference and the spacious King Suite seating up to 300 in a theatre style.

Click here to view the virtual tour of  Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel.

Bristol Harbour Hotel Exterior

Bristol Harbour Hotel

Offering the ultimate urban escape, Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa, fuses two iconic former bank properties to offer contemporary luxurious accommodation with impeccable design and a spectacular events space right in the heart of the city.

The grand former banking hall of Lloyds Bank Headquarters serves as the hotel’s most impressive events space seating up to 400 for a conference of 320 for a gala dinner, together with the hotel’s extraordinary underground spa and fully equipped gym with pool, makes this venue very special.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Bristol Harbour Hotel.  

Mercure Bristol Holland House

Mercure Bristol Holland House

Just 5 minutes’ walk from Bristol Temple Meads train station and a stone’s throw away from Bristol’s iconic Harbourside. Although the hotel may not catch your attention from the outside, beyond the front doors is a spacious, modern hotel and a warm welcome.

With 12 meetings rooms, 11 of which are located on a dedicated meetings and events floor with great views of the city. The hotel boasts 275 bedrooms, an on-site restaurant and bar, a large indoor heated swimming pool and a fitness suite.

Click here to view a virtual tour of  Mercure Bristol Holland House.

Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North

Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North

Conveniently located just minutes from the M4/M5 interchange, this hotel is situated to the North of the city. A modern, purpose-built hotel with 164 bedrooms, indoor pool and health club, restaurant and bar and meeting rooms accommodating up to 200 people, this hotel can offer you everything you need.

Click here to view a virtual tour Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North.

The Bristol

The Bristol

The Bristol is part of the Doyle Collection, a family owned collection of luxury and urban hotels. It enjoys an unbeatable waterfront location in the heart of the city. The hotel itself has a boutique-y feel and has 187 bedrooms with harbour or city views providing the perfect city centre haven. In addition to this, the hotel has fully dedicated Meetings & Events Centre, which has a separate entrance and its own lobby and lounge area.

Click here to view a virtual tour of The Bristol.

Novotel Bristol Centre

Novotel Bristol Centre

Being just a few minutes from the city’s Bristol Temple Meads rail station and within easy walking distance from all central areas, including the Harbourside, Old City and the shopping districts, this hotel offers the lot. With meeting space for up to 200 delegates and 131 bedrooms, this only adds to the hotel’s attraction.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Novotel Bristol Centre.

Radisson Blu

Bristol Radisson Blu Hotel

As one of Bristol’s tallest buildings, the Radisson Blu offers stunning views of the Harbourside and across the city to rolling hills in the distance – especially if you are lucky enough to have a room on the 17th floor. There is a dedicated conference floor with 4 conference rooms that collectively cater for up to 120 delegates. You will also find a unique outdoor balcony overlooking Broad Quay.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Bristol Radisson Blu Hotel’s.

The Avon gorge by hotel du vin

The Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin

With a spectacular location in Clifton, overlooking the Clifton Suspension Bridge, enjoy a leisurely tour of the hotel, bedrooms and of course the stunning meeting, event & private dining suites. Discover for yourself some of the unique historic features including the steam pumps of the former spa, original marble staircase and amazing stained-glass windows. This really is a unique venue.

Click here to view a virtual tour of The Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin.

Hotel Du Vin

Hotel du Vin Bristol City Centre

Housed in the former Sugar Factory, this hotel is one of Bristol's most special hidden gems. The collection of grade II listed warehouse buildings that date back to the 1700s, have been transformed to provide a hotel full of character. With 40 bedrooms, all of which are unique, and stunning loft suites the accommodation is second to none, which is complimented by 4 quirky and unique private function rooms plus the Bistro and the Sugar House bar.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Hotel du Vin Bristol City Centre.

Mercure Grand

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

Having undergone an extensive makeover in recent years, the historic Grade II listed building now has a stylish and distinctive look which has been enhanced by local street artists.  The hotel’s interior draws inspiration from both the city’s independent art scene and the building’s rich historic past creating a classic, yet contemporary, finish.

Click here to View a virtual tour of Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

An inspirational setting for sophisticated entertaining in the heart of the city. The impressive Edwardian Baroque building is an established city landmark that provides an elegant setting for entertaining on a grand or a modest scale. 

The architecture of the building provides a wonderful backdrop for any occasion, while access to the outstanding range of exhibitions and collections offers a unique and memorable experience.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Bristol Museum and Art Galleries.

Engine shed

Engine Shed

Built in 1841 and once used by Isambard Kingdom Brunel as an office, the Engine Shed has become a collaborative hub for businesses, social innovators, entrepreneurs and corporates by creating space for them to meet and by running projects and events to inspire and challenge. Their capacities range from 8 to 200, a unique space for varied space for a variety of meetings and events.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Engine Shed.

/Revolucion De Cuba Event

Revolution de Cuba

You will find this venue in the heart of Bristol, right by the quays. The venue can be hired exclusively, or you are able to hire their private function space, the Havana Lounge. This is located on the first floor of the venue and can hold up to 200 guests. The Havana Lounge is perfect for conferences with a difference, corporate events and Christmas parties. The room benefits from comfortable seating a private bar and views overlooking Bristol’s harbour.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Revolution de Cuba.

YHA Bristol

YHA Bristol

Tucked away in an original dockside grain house building, this four-star hostel is a stone’s throw from Arnolfini, one of Europe’s leading centres for the contemporary arts.  With 133 beds in a mixture of shared and private rooms and 2 meeting rooms, this Youth Hostel offers prime Harbourside views and a central location at prices that won’t break the bank.

Click here to view a virtual tour of YHA Bristol.

M Shed

M Shed

Located in a huge 1950s transit shed right on Bristol’s Harbourside, the M Shed museum explores over 2000 years of Bristol’s history. Offering an excellent contemporary event space on the top floor of the building with an amazing roof terrace overlooking the harbour. M shed is perfect for small workshops through to large scale events and of course summer parties.

Click here to a virtual tour of M Shed.

Brunels SS Great Britain

Brunels SS Great Britain

Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in the 19th century, the SS Great Britain was the world’s first great ocean liner to cross the Atlantic. After being in service from 1845 to 1886 she was abandoned until 1970 when she was towed back to the United Kingdom for restoration. She now stands tall in Bristol Harbour and is one of Bristol’s top visitor attractions. Along with being visited by many throughout the years, the SS Great Britain boasts fantastic event space both on and off the ship. With their Great Eastern Hall ideal for conferences for up to 250 guests and the original 1st class lounge, restored to its former glory, it offers a wonderful setting for a conference with a difference.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Brunels SS Great Britain.

Ashton Gate stadium

Ashton Gate Stadium

Home of Bristol City Football Club and Bristol Bears the stadium is a state-of-the-art 27,000 capacity stadium which including conference facilities, a sports bar, café and shops. Ashton Gate is now the region's largest multi-purpose conference, exhibition and banqueting venue and features a wide range of function rooms available for both corporate and private hire.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Ashton Gate Stadium.

Aldwick Estate

Aldwick Estate

Aldwick Estate is a refreshing alternative to traditional conference venues. Set amidst the rolling Mendip Hills, and surrounded by the charm of a working Somerset Vineyard, the two Barns are perfect for conferences and events of up to 220 attendees. The is even the opportunity to have a Vineyard Tour or Tasting as part of your event.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Aldwick Estate.

Arnos Vale Cemetery

Arnos Vale Cemetery

A stunning heritage site, steeped in Victorian Architecture and set amongst 45 acres of woodland, Arnos Vale is perfect for those looking for a venue with a difference in the heart of the city centre. The site can offer a stunning Grade II listed Anglican Chapel, The Spielman Centre with its fusion of Victorian architecture mixed with modern glass panelling or the Underwood Centre which is located in the heart of the woodland ecosystem, this rustic shelter is the place to break away from it all.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Arnos Vale Cemetery.

We The Curious

We The Curious

We the Curious science centre, has been inspiring minds since 2000 with exhibitions exploring the “inner workings of the world around us”. With the UK’s first 3D planetarium attached to the site, it is the perfect space for your delegates to sit back and be immersed in the grandeur of the universe. Their main event space seats up to 460 guests and is located on the top floor of the centre which allows for beautiful views of the city from the 2 private terraces.

Click here to view a virtual tour of We The Curious.

Engineers' House

Enigineers' House

Engineers’ House is an impressive Grade II listed conference venue located in the prestigious suburb of Clifton Down. This Bristol conference venue is AIM accredited, the industry national standard for quality of service and facilities you can expect to find. They can cater for up to 170 delegates in their 25 meeting rooms and offer free parking for up to 140 cars.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Engineers' House.

Berwick Lodge Virtual Tour

Berwick Lodge

Escape to the countryside to host a celebration, business event or your own private party.

Located in close proximity to the M5 and Bristol makes Berwick Lodge easy to reach, but as soon as you enter the long sweeping drive leading up to the house, surrounded by beautiful countryside either side, the tranquil feeling of escape sets in and with it, your story at Berwick Lodge begins. A perfect venue to private hire.

Click here to view a virtual tour of Berwick Lodge.

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