We asked our followers on Instagram to tag us in their best photos of Bristol in 2020, you can see our favourites below and check out even more here.

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1. Ashton Court by trav_tography

Ashton Court Estate is one of the largest green spaces in the city and offers beautiful views of the city. It's also home to two herds of deer, which frequently make an appearance on the #VisitBristol feed!

Ashton Court sunrise

2. And just for a moment, all was well with the world... by Sam Binding

This photo was one of the most popular on our feed this year, and we can see why. 

Arnos Court Park by Sam Binding

3. Misty Clifton Suspension Birdge by tucker_shoots

The cold weather brought some stunning photos of Bristol in the mist this autumn. 

Misty Clifton Suspension Bridge

4. City Hall rainbow by matthewpriceartist

You're never far from a rainbow in Bristol, whether it's the painted houses of Cliftonwood or world-famous street art adorning walls across the city.

City Hall Bristol

5. Edward Colston statue by keirgravil

This photograph will form part of a new collection at M Shed in 2021, alongside the statue of Edward Colston and other photographs documenting this day which made headlines around the world.

Edward Colston statue toppling

6. Royal Fort Gardens by quokka_travels

One of the city's most historic sights is tucked away on the University of Bristol campus, and is a Civil War fortification dating from the 16th Century.

Royal Fort Gardens

7. Bristol Harbour by thiscitymum

The sights around Bristol's historic harbour are also a popular choice for photos of the city, and there are a few local icons featured in this photo, including Bristol Ferry Boats and St Mary Redcliffe.

Bristol Harbour and St Mary Redcliffe

8. Bristol balloons by zfjsutton

We're all about the Bs in Bristol: boats, bridges, Banksy, Brunel, and BALLOONS! The city is home to the annual Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and Cameron Balloons, the world's biggest producer of hot air balloons.

Bristol Balloons 2020

9. Black Lives Matter by rogerturner6

Black Lives Matter placards

10. Harbour sunset by timmah666

Bristol Harbourside sunset

11. Christmas Steps by rui_21

Christmas Steps Bristol

12. St Werburghs by mattb_photograph

This great view of the city from Narroways in one of the lesser-known in Bristol, and the surrounding area of St Werburghs is well worth an explore for independent shops and restaurants, Boiling Wells, St Werburghs City Farm and a couple of popular local breweries. 

St Werburghs Narroways

13. Castle Bridge by pepress123

February 2020 saw the inaugural Bristol Light Festival, with light installations set up across the city. The illuminated Castle Bridge was one of the most photogenic locations on the trail.

Castle Bridge Bristol

14. Bristol Light Festival by kruggy01

Bristol Light Festival

15. Comet over the Clifton Suspension Bridge by james.oshaughnesssy

Clifton Suspension Bridge comet

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