Create Centre and Ecohome

B Bond, Smeaton Road, Cumberland Basin, Bristol, BS1 6XN

Tel: +44 (0)117 925 0505

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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.

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)


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

Further Information


  • 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



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 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
    • yummy88877
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Great meeting place and cafe
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th November 2019
      Lots of uptodate information about the environment. Classes for schools to teach them road safety, volunteers often needed to be trained. Information about rubbish. Good cafe with excellent soups and... Read full review

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    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

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    • 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

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