Historic Experiences

  1. Inside the vaults at Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol
    When Brunel’s plans for the construction of the Clifton Suspension Bridge were lost, they took an amazing secret with them
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  2. Berkeley Castle exterior
    Make your visit special; have your own tour of the Castle with Charles Berkeley and let him lead you on a unique tour around his historic home.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  3. Drive a steam locomotive at the Avon Valley Railway
    The Avon Valley Railway offers you the chance of a lifetime to realise your dream – driving a steam or diesel locomotive.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  4. History tour of Thornbury Castle Hotel,followed by a 2 course lunch
    Take a step back in time with the history tour of the castle and Tudor Walled Gardens, whether you decide to enjoy an afternoon tea or dinner, or take part in one of their regular events.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  5. Show of Strength Tour Banner
    Extraordinary new revelations about Blackbeard, the world’s most famous pirate, are promised in Show of Strength’s walking tour of Bristol docks.
  6. Murder Mystery on the Avon Valley Express
    Join an evening of mystery and murder on the Avon Valley Express. Can you help the Chief Inspector unravel the mystery?
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024

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  1. Add Tour the hidden vaults at The Clifton Suspension Bridge to your Itinerary

    Tour the hidden vaults at The Clifton Suspension Bridge

    Clifton

    When Brunel’s plans for the construction of the Clifton Suspension Bridge were lost, they took an amazing secret with them

    Price

    Guide Price From £10.00 Activity

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  2. Add Go on a unique tour of Berkeley Castle with the heir to your Itinerary

    Go on a unique tour of Berkeley Castle with the heir

    Berkeley

    Make your visit special; have your own tour of the Castle with Charles Berkeley and let him lead you on a unique tour around his historic home.

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  3. Add Live Victorian style in Chaplain's house at Tyntesfield to your Itinerary

    Live Victorian style in Chaplain's house at Tyntesfield

    Wraxall

    Chaplain's House offers a unique experience to live in Victorian style, as well as enjoying all the comforts of this restored house.

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  4. Add Drive a steam locomotive at the Avon Valley Railway to your Itinerary

    Drive a steam locomotive at the Avon Valley Railway

    Bitton

    The Avon Valley Railway offers you the chance of a lifetime to realise your dream – driving a steam or diesel locomotive. 

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  5. Add Have dinner on The Pine Express to your Itinerary

    Have dinner on The Pine Express

    Bitton

    The dining trains at Avon Valley Railway aim to recreate the glory days of the railway dining car.

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  6. Add Afternoon tea on The Pine Express to your Itinerary

    Afternoon tea on The Pine Express

    Bitton

    Enjoy a welcoming glass of Prosecco followed by a High Tea of finger sandwiches, scones with jam & cream and a selection of dainty cakes or pastries on The Pine Express at Avon Valley Railway.

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  7. Add Clifton Suspension Bridge Tours to your Itinerary

    Clifton Suspension Bridge Tours

    Clifton

    Clifton Suspension Bridge provides themed tours for groups of all ages.You'll be matched up with a tour guide who will be able to answer your group's questions, providing the right level of information!

    Price

    Free

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  8. Add The Bristol Port Company to your Itinerary

    The Bristol Port Company

    Avonmouth

    Bristol Cruise Terminal is the maritime gateway of the South West. The location is second to none with excellent, uncongested motorway and rail access directly at the Port and unrivalled quality and variety of excursions within 90 minutes.

  9. Add Murder Mystery on the Avon Valley Express to your Itinerary

    Murder Mystery on the Avon Valley Express

    Bitton

    Join an evening of mystery and murder on the Avon Valley Express. Can you help the Chief Inspector unravel the mystery?

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  10. Add Stay in the, Grade II listed, former home of Admiral Rodney to your Itinerary

    Stay in the, Grade II listed, former home of Admiral Rodney

    Clifton

    Nestled within the beautiful Clifton Village, the Rodney Hotel provides the perfect location for those looking to enjoy a slice of history, cultural landmarks, stunning scenery and countless independent shops and cafes.

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  11. Add Take a step back in time at Thornbury Castle to your Itinerary

    Take a step back in time at Thornbury Castle

    S Gloucestershire & the S Cotswolds

    Take a step back in time with the history tour of the castle and Tudor Walled Gardens, whether you decide to enjoy an afternoon tea or dinner, or take part in one of their regular events.

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  12. Add Sleep in the UK's largest four-poster bed at Thornbury Castle to your Itinerary

    Sleep in the UK's largest four-poster bed at Thornbury Castle

    S Gloucestershire & the S Cotswolds

    Enjoy exceptional features including 24-carat gilding and the largest four-poster bed in any UK hotel.

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