From an urban axe throwing venue to a 17th century house and gardens, meet the latest businesses to have joined Visit Bristol as members.

For information on becoming a member and how it can help your business and Bristol's visitor economy, contact Membership and Commercial Manager Faye on faye.batchelor@visitbristol.co.uk

Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North

With all the conveniences and quality you expect of a Hilton brand, this hotel is a favourite for both leisure and business travellers. Its location is a huge draw – the M5 is just minutes away, the Aztec West Business Park and Filton are both close by, and the airport can be reached in 30 minutes.

Double room at Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North

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Lakota

A stalwart venue on the Bristol music scene, Lakota welcomes acts spanning a host of genres – from disco and psytrance to techno and drum and bass. Just some of the world-renowned names to have graced the decks inside what was once part of the Stokes Croft brewery are Carl Cox, Stormzy, Congo Natty and My Nu Leng.

Crowd and DJ at Lakota

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Aqua Restaurants

With sites in Clifton, Welsh Back and Portishead, restaurant group Aqua offers fresh contemporary brunch, lunch and dinner dishes made with the finest, sustainably sourced ingredients. All three restaurants have superb al fresco seating, impeccable service and carefully crafted cocktails too.

Couple dining outside at Aqua

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Bill’s Restaurants

Bill’s Bristol Restaurant is on Queen’s Road, where you will find the chain’s much-loved home-from-home atmosphere and a seasonal indulgent yet healthy menu. Daily dinner specials and their famous burgers are among the dishes that keep diners returning.

Burger and chips at Bill's Restaurant

Image credit: Milly Fletcher

T.H. Collective

T.H. Collective are event production experts, delivering conferences, meetings, exhibitions, product launches and more in Bristol and beyond. Whether you’re in need of a single piece of kit or a full technical set-up, they will put together a suitable production package, with their services covering everything from event furniture hire to graphic design.

COE Awards - T.H.H Collective

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Clevedon BID

A partnership of 250 local businesses makes up the Clevedon Business Improvement District, formed to promote and enhance the coastal town of Clevedon and attract more visitors to the area. Among the businesses in the partnership are the town’s traditional Victorian pier, the Clevedon Marine Lake, and a variety of places to eat and drink.

Clevedon Pier at sunset

Image credit: Clevedon Pier

John Lewis & Partners

The Bristol branch of the long-running, high-end department store is at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway. As well as a huge range of quality products, the store delivers an exciting customer experience with internet competitive prices, great customer service, excellent guarantees, free parking and a host of services and events.

Experience desk at John Lewis Bristol

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Dyrham Park

Less than half an hour from Bristol is National Trust property Dyrham Park, a 17th century house and formal garden in an ancient deer park. The parkland is an idyllic place for visitors to stretch their legs, spotting flowers and wildlife along the way, while inside the house there are historic items, Dutch paintings and Dutch ceramics to view.

House, church and trees reflected on lake at Dyrham Park

Image credit: Sarah Fox

Whistle Punks

Newly opened in 2019, Whistle Punks has brought urban axe throwing – one of the fastest growing social competitive activities in the UK – to Bristol. Perfect for team building, instructors help your group get to grips with the art of axe throwing before you battle it out in a tournament. There's the opportunity to refuel with pizzas by Pizzarova and drinks from the bar after a turn in the lanes too.

People celebrating at Whistle Punks urban axe throwing venue

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Genero Productions

Genero Productions visualise, design and generate live events, acting as a one-stop shop for services such as exhibition production and design, set stage production and design, and AV support. With a reputation for delivering world-class events to national and international clients and 20 years of experience, they are always evolving and work with the most current providers of event technology.

Genero Productions - TEISS Conference

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Trevor Sorbie

Based on Queen’s Road, Trevor Sorbie welcomes customers into a stylish space with a personalised approach by a creative and talented team. As well as top-quality treatments, there is barista-style coffee, a bar at reception serving local gin and other beverages, and fashion and lifestyle books on hand to give customers a memorable experience.

Trevor Sorbie salon in Clifton, Bristol by Andy Tyler Photography

Image credit: Andy Tyler Photography

SITU Serviced Apartments

SITU Serviced Apartments provide bespoke accommodation solutions for corporate business and professional travellers worldwide, including in Bristol. They have apartments based across the city centre and further beyond, offering clients in all kinds of industries quick and easy access to serviced accommodation.

Bedroom in accommodation by SITU Service Apartments

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Jekka’s

Described as a ‘living book of herbs’, Jekka’s is home to the largest collection of culinary herbs in the UK, with over 30 years’ experience in growing and using medicinal and culinary herbs. They aim to inspire cooks and gardeners, inviting them to attend herb experiences such as open days and private tours, masterclasses and corporate days.

View of herbs and greenhouses at Jekka's

Image credit: Jekka's 

Membership with Visit Bristol means access to a host of benefits for your business, such as:

  • dedicated listing on Visit Bristol – in 2019, the website received over 3.7 million visits.
  • Promotion via Visit Bristol’s social media channels – Visit Bristol has over 190,000 followers across FacebookTwitter and Instagram.
  • Inclusion in blog posts – last year our blog received 802,332 views and is one of the fastest growing areas of the site. 

If you’re interested in applying for membership or would like to hear more about what's involved, get in touch with Faye by emailing faye.batchelor@visitbristol.co.uk.

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