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The Ultimate Bristol Walking Tour

Add The Ultimate Bristol Walking Tour to your Itinerary

John Cabot


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 is;
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.

You can buy tickets from the Tourist Information Centre on the Harbourside.

Or for more information - please visit the website




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Recent Reviews:

  • Natalya S
    Chicago, Illinois
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great intro tour to Bristol
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 25th September 2018
    Thanks to Luke, we got a good foundation on Bristol's history and some stories about what makes this city special. He kept things lively and fun. This was the only structured part of our weekend - we... Read full review
  • Cary M
    Lexington, South Carolina
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great Tour!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 21st September 2018
    The tour was great and very informative about the history of Blackbeard and a lot of the street art in Bristol. Our guide Luke was engaging and funny. Read full review
  • Roux86
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Excellent tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th September 2018
    Great tour covering much of the city centre showcasing Bristol's history right up to modern day. As a local with a visiting friend I've added lots to my 'must visit' list. Great to have such a... Read full review
outside Bristol Cathedral entrance
College Green

Tel: +44 (0)7909 221 684

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Tours run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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