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Historic Experiences

  1. The Tudor Queen Experience at Thornbury Castle
    Enjoy a fun and exciting day to dress like, look like, to dine like and be entertained as an English Tudor Lady for a day at this amazing and historical location, resided in by King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1535.
    1. 7 Jul 2019
    2. 4 Aug 2019
    3. 6 Oct 2019
    4. 3 Nov 2019
    5. 1 Sep 2019
  2. When Brunel’s plans for the construction of the Clifton Suspension Bridge were lost, they took an amazing secret with them
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  3. Berkeley Castle
    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 201931 Dec 2019
  4. Sleepy Ship at Brunel's SS Great Britain
    Ever wondered what it would be like to spend a night on board Brunel's famous ship? Prepare for a journey as you set up camp in the First Class Dining Saloon, for a memorable sleep on board the SS Great Britain.
    1. 16 Jul 2019
    2. 21 Sep 2019
    3. 28 Oct 2019
  5. 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 201931 Dec 2019
  6. Arnos Vale is internationally-recognised as one of Britain’s best examples of a Victorian garden cemetery. Go on one of the special tours and learn more about the people buried at the cemetery.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  7. 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!
  8. 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, followed by a delicious 2 course lunch in Thornbury Castle's award-winning restaurant.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  9. Bristol Cathedral
    Come and visit the Bristol Cathedral and join in a tour to learn more about the Cathedral
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  10. Afternoon Tea on a steam locomotive at the Avon Valley Railway
    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.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  11. Pirate Pete
    Join Pirate Pete for a one-hour guided walking tour of Bristol's historic harbourside, with tales of discovery, slavery and piracy.
    1. 1 Jan 201131 Dec 2011
    2. 1 Jan 201231 Dec 2012
    3. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
    4. 1 Jan 201431 Dec 2014
    5. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
    6. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    7. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    8. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    9. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  12. Extraordinary new revelations about Blackbeard, the world’s most famous pirate, are promised in Show of Strength’s new walking tour of Bristol docks.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  13. Exterior shot of Thornbury Castle
    Enjoy exceptional features including 24-carat gilding and the largest four-poster bed in any UK hotel.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    3. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  14. Chaplain's House offers a unique experience to live in Victorian style, as well as enjoying all the comforts of this restored house.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
    2. 1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017
    3. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    4. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  15. Haunted and Hidden tours
    The route of the Haunted and Hidden tour takes in some of Bristol darker and creepier historical locations along with film and TV locations.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  16. 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 201931 Dec 2019

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  1. Add Brave the Blood, Blackbeard and Buccaneers tour to your Itinerary

    Brave the Blood, Blackbeard and Buccaneers tour

    Redcliffe

    Extraordinary new revelations about Blackbeard, the world’s most famous pirate, are promised in Show of Strength’s new walking tour of Bristol docks.

  2. Add Go on a cemetery tour at Arnos Vale Cemetery to your Itinerary

    Go on a cemetery tour at Arnos Vale Cemetery

    Central Bristol

    Arnos Vale is internationally-recognised as one of Britain’s best examples of a Victorian garden cemetery. Go on one of the special tours and learn more about the people buried at the cemetery.

  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.

  4. Add Sleep on board Brunel's SS Great Britain to your Itinerary

    Sleep on board Brunel's SS Great Britain

    Harbourside

    Ever wondered what it would be like to spend a night on board Brunel's famous ship? Prepare for a journey as you set up camp in the First Class Dining Saloon, for a memorable sleep on board the SS Great Britain.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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?

  8. 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!

  9. 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.

  10. Add Discover the medieval graffiti at Salisbury Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Discover the medieval graffiti at Salisbury Cathedral

    Salisbury

    On this tour, you’ll get a behind the scenes look at the Cathedral’s medieval graffiti. The expert guides will help you to interpret the ancient markings and inscriptions.

  11. Add Have brunch on The Pine Express to your Itinerary

    Have brunch on The Pine Express

    Bitton

    Go onboard the Pine Express for a Sunday Brunch. Enjoy a set menu of orange juice, bacon, sausage, egg & mushroom bap, danish pastry and tea or coffee. The perfect way to start to your day!

  12. Add Discover the secrets of Bristol Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Discover the secrets of Bristol Cathedral

    Central Bristol

    Come and visit the Bristol Cathedral and join in a tour to learn more about the Cathedral

  13. 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.

  14. Add Get a private tour of Salisbury Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Get a private tour of Salisbury Cathedral

    Salisbury

    Take a private tour of Salisbury Cathedral with one of the expert guides. Discover the tower, the 15th century library, the medieval graffiti, and go behind the scenes of the Sonemasonry Works Yard.

  15. Add Explore Bristol's dark side with Haunted and Hidden Tours to your Itinerary

    Explore Bristol's dark side with Haunted and Hidden Tours

    Central Bristol

    The route of the Haunted and Hidden tour takes in some of Bristol darker and creepier historical locations along with film and TV locations.

  16. Add Discover the Treasure Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Discover the Treasure Island Trail

    Central Bristol

    The Treasure Island Trail is a fun, family-friendly trail and app that guides you round Bristol’s historic Floating Harbour to discover Bristol’s literary connections, maritime history and tales of piracy!

  17. 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. 

  18. Add Take a Blood and Butchery tour in Bedminster to your Itinerary

    Take a Blood and Butchery tour in Bedminster

    Bedminster

    Every tuesday, Blood and Butchery explores the tales of murder, mystery, betrayal and bullion, visiting pubs and landmarks on the way.

  19. Add Go on a tour with with Pirate Pete to your Itinerary

    Go on a tour with with Pirate Pete

    Harbourside

    Join Pirate Pete for a one-hour guided walking tour of Bristol's historic harbourside, with tales of discovery, slavery and piracy.

  20. 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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