Bristol for Groups

Bristol is positively bursting with group-friendly things to do, both in the city centre and in the surrounding countryside and market towns. Easy access by public transport or motorway networks make the city accessible for groups of all sizes and from however far away.

Internationally famous for industrial heritage and independent spirit, Bristol is also synonymous with street art and one of its most famous sons, Banksy.

Brunel’s SS Great Britain and the Clifton Suspension Bridge are both known throughout the world as masterpieces of Victorian engineering and Brunel-themed itineraries are popular with groups. Further industrial heritage is to be discovered at Aerospace Bristol, home of the last Concorde to fly.

There are ample opportunities to combine traditional theatre and shopping visits with the west end shows of the Bristol Hippodrome or the contemporary theatre at Bristol Old Vic and Tobacco Factory Theatres. Big name bands, comedy and grass-roots music can all be found at Bristol Beacon. Match these with free time in the city’s central shopping area, including Cabot Circus or out-of-town Mall at Cribbs Causeway. Find time to visit one of the established food, arts, or seasonal Christmas markets too.

For the more unusual visit, Bristol can offer a range of unique tours celebrating everything from food and drink, infamous former residents and literary heritage to street art and music.

Close to the Cotswolds, Bath, Cardiff and the stunning Cheddar Gorge and Somerset countryside, Bristol is an excellent place for groups wanting to enjoy a day trip or a short break and is ideal as a base to explore the wider South West and South Wales regions.

Explore Bristol

Bristol is a city made of many diverse areas.  Before deciding on where to stay and what to do with your group, take a look at the different areas and decide which is best for you. 

Travel Trade

Tour operators can access the Bath & Bristol Travel Trade website for more detailed information and to find out how we can help with your bookings.

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