The Downs

Clifton, Bristol

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About

The Downs consists of Clifton Down and Durdham Down, bordering the Clifton Village, Clifton and Redland areas of Bristol. Together they represent a huge area of protected parkland right on the edge of the city within walking distance of other major attractions such as the Clifton Susupension Bridge, giving the impression of being surrounded by countryside.

The Downs League

The Downs are home to many major events, charity runs, circuses, funfairs and sponsored abseiling events, as well as being a relaxing environment for families to play and couples to stroll. It is also home to the The Downs League – a thriving amateur football league with many pitches. To find out more, or to book a pitch, please call The Downs League directly.

 

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

Further Information

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - The Downs has many level areas and is crisscrossed with many footpaths.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Cafe at Stoke Road, refreshments units, ice-cream vans - burger vans.
  • Picnic Site - Many natural areas for Picnic but no bbqs

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • Open All Year
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (free) - Free parking on roads around the Downs

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Small groups led by Bristol Zoo Educational Officer.

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Road Directions

The Downs are situated on the North West of Bristol, about 2 miles from the City Centre. The Downs can be found at the top of Whiteladies Road (A4018) or if travelling from the North of the City, Westbury Road leads to The Downs.   Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

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

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