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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.



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


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Head for Cumberland Basin at far end of docks. CREATE is in one of the big, red brick warehouses. Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from

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. For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • mattscammell
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lovely little cafe
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 9th January 2018
      A very friendly atmosphere, relaxed and uncomplicated. The food is great, with everything sourced locally. The staff at the whole centre are very helpful and knowledgable about all things sustainable. Read full review
    • barbarasC1515MH
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Wonderful concept
      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 10th April 2018
      A community hub with an environmental theme including education centre, work spaces, exhibition & cafe. Pleasant place to meet, chat & learn. Cafe serves wholesome home cooked food with a healthy... Read full review
    • Andrew H
      Tenby, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 22nd September 2018
      I have only visited the Create Centre when researching at Bristol Archives, so I cannot comment on the museum itself, but I have nothing but praise for its cafe. It's run on... Read full review
    B Bond, Smeaton Road
    Cumberland Basin
    BS1 6XN

    Tel: +44 (0)117 925 0505


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

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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