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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 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Tours run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Marianne_Lederman
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Blackbeard to Banksy
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th February 2020
    Excellent funny informative. Would recommend.Guide is the best.Made the most of Bristol.History and art a good combination Read full review
  • Navigate63666414847
    Excellent
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th March 2020
    Despite the vile weather, our guide made this tour thoroughly enjoyable. He was polite,professional, informative and funny. The time flew by and so many things were pointed out that you would just... Read full review
  • welshexplorer2020
    Swansea, United Kingdom
    Brilliant, full of interesting information. Very pleasant tour guide (Luke). Thank you
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th March 2020
    We enjoyed the walk and found little.bits of Bristol we never knew were there. Gave a lovely perspective of Bristol. Read full review

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