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Create Centre and Ecohome

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Create Centre and Ecohome offers visitors the opportunity to explore environmental issues and discover greener choices in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. As a centre for environmental excellence (with free entrance), it has a programme of changing exhibitions, events and activities going on throughout the year.

One of the most popular features of Create Centre and Ecohome is the Ecohome itself, which is a demonstration of a sustainable house, highlighting changes that can be made in our homes and showcasing ideas for greener living in the future.

Create Centre and Echome is surrounded by footpaths and cycle routes that take the visitor along the docks or the River Avon and beneath the Clifton Suspension Bridge.


Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Head for Cumberland Basin at far end of docks. CREATE is in one of the big, red brick warehouses.

Public Transport Directions

• Train to Temple Meads then 500 loop bus. Ferry service from City Centre to Nova Scotia stop or buses 351/2/3, 358/9, 354, 361/4 bus station>Hotwells • The 586 and 587 buses connect Eastville, Fishponds, Horfield, Henleaze and Westbury Park to Hotwells and stop in Dowry Square.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • cambridge37
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Archives and cafe
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 11th December 2016
      Primarily went to look at documents in the Bristol Archives, which is also housed in the building, and was delighted to find a café on my arrival as I'd passed nowhere to eat on the way. What a... Read full review
    • David H
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great little café
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 16th November 2016
      Our walking club group called in at the Create Centre Cafe for mid morning refreshment. The staff were very friendly and we were soon enjoying our selected refreshments. The fresh coffee was... Read full review
    • RobininBRISTOL
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      What am I meant to do?
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 29th October 2015
      It is a superb venue and the soil exhibition was interesting but there is something odd about the reception. I rather felt I should be more knowledgeable before I asked my tentative question. Might... Read full review
    B Bond, Smeaton Road
    Cumberland Basin
    BS1 6XN

    Tel: +44 (0)117 925 0505

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    • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2011

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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