Blackbeard to Banksy the Ultimate Bristol Walking Tour

outside Bristol Cathedral entrance, College Green, Bristol

Tel: +44 (0)7811 975 275

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The Ultimate Bristol Walking Tour: John Cabot

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Combine the fascinating history of Bristol with the city's best street art on this tour which takes in many of the sights and interesting facts.

The walk starts from outside Bristol Cathedral at 11.30am on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

The route 

After discussing the Cathedral and Mayor's Chapel, you'll leave College Green across Park Street past Banksy's Well Hung Lover to Frogmore Street and the Hatchet Pub. You'll then pass Merchant Houses on Orchard Street, Protheroe's Warhouse and the Hippodrome to St. Augustine's Parade describing the covering of the River Frome and the Saxon town walls.

Next you'll head up Clare Street to Leonard Lane and on to Nelson Street to take in the street art. Next taking st. John's Steep to Broad Street and up to the Corn Exchange and St. Nicholas Market.

Down to St. Nicholas Church discussing the old city gate and Castle and to Welsh Back. The Llandoger Trow discussing Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island to Queens square to discuss the Bristol riots. Next to the John Cabot statue on the Harbourside describing his voyage and the Matthew. Finishing by crossing the floating harbour to the Ostrich Pub.

Tickets

You can buy tickets from the Tourist Information Centre on the Harbourside.

Or for more information - please visit the website

 

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Tours run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

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    Recent Reviews:

    • E8049XVtony
      Ashtead, United Kingdom
      Fascinating tour of Bristol
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 28th May 2021
      Excellent tour by Luke. A very engaging guide and full of information and anecdotes. Highly recommended. Read full review
    • sophia012021
      City tour bristol
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 29th May 2021
      The tour was very interesting, lots of historical background carried within a very light storytelling. We learned about history, art, general lovely things to know. Thank you for a great experience. Read full review
    • Gilly039
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      So informative
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th June 2021
      This walk was so interesting and this is the second time I have done it and still learnt more. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Read full review

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