Walking Brunel’s Bristol

Brunel's SS Great Britain Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6TY

Tel: +44(0)117 926 0680

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Brunel looking out onto the bridge


Join Isambard Kingdom Brunel himself on a walking tour of Bristol’s historic harbourside and its surroundings. Discover the stories behind some of his greatest works and learn how Brunel’s Bristol projects changed not only the city but the whole world!’

Tours leave Brunel Square at 10.30am and are available on selected dates. Tours cost £12.50 per person and last approximately 2.5 hours, covering just under 4 miles of the Harbourside. This does not include admission to Brunel’s SS Great Britain.

Online advance booking only, subject to capacity.

Pet Friendly

This is a pet friendly tour around the city!

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Opening Times

Season (1 Mar 2024 - 31 July 2024)*

* Watch this space, Walking Brunel’s Bristol will return in spring 2024.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Further Information


  • Assistance Dogs
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Establishment Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking


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