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

About

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:

    • Fearless306660
      Great Tour
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 24th August 2021
      A really informative, interesting and fun tour including social history, architecture and art with stories that brought it all to life. Very enjoyable and would highly recommend. Read full review
    • andreabarnes19
      Biggleswade, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Brilliant mix of art and history
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 30th August 2021
      A very engaging tour with our guide who was extremely knowledgeable. Even our teenage son enjoyed it, especially the street art. Can thoroughly recommend this tour. Read full review
    • La-Lil-Nev
      A great walking tour
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 1st September 2021
      Really enjoyed this tour. There was a good mix of content which gave a balanced overview of the city. The guide was excellent, funny and with bang up to date knowledge which was impressive - clearly... Read full review

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