48 hours

If you’re only in Bristol for 48 hours…

If you’re only in Bristol for 48 hours…

You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.

About Face

About Face

For 25 years About Face have been helping their customers to find that elusive gift – the stylish, friendly and fun shop in Clifton Village in Bristol has taught the store to listen to what their customers really want when gift buying.

Bordeaux Quay

Bordeaux Quay

Bordeaux Quay is one of the Bristol’s best loved independent restaurants, adding to the variety of this unique city centre. So whether you’re here for a night or a lifetime they urge you keep Bristol special by supporting local restaurants.

Bristol Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral

Located on College Green, Bristol Cathedral has tall Gothic windows and pinnacled skyline. In addition to the beautiful architectural features, the Church of England cathedral contains several memorials and a historic organ.

Bristol Cider Shop

Bristol Cider Shop

Bristol Cider Shop is pretty passionate about cider and only sells proper full-juice cider, which is also known as real cider, artisan cider or craft cider and everything the sold in the shop is made within a 50-mile radius.

Bristol Ferry Boats

Bristol Ferry Boats

Jump on board and use the famous yellow and blue boats to discover all that Bristol Harbour has to offer with Bristol Ferry Boats. Bristol Ferry Boats even run a whole array of gorge and river trips on comfortable heated boats.

Bristol Hippodrome

Bristol Hippodrome

The Bristol Hippodrome is one of the country’s top, family-friendly provincial theatres, which proudly continues to stage major West End and Broadway productions as well as musicals, ballet, opera, concerts and comedians.

Bristol Lido

Bristol Lido

Bristol Lido is an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by an award winning restaurant, tapas bar and spa. Dating back to 1849, the Lido is one of the oldest surviving Lido’s in the UK, allowing all year round swimming.

Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic is the longest continuously-running theatre in the UK and following a recent £12.5 million redevelopment project, is now one of the most modern and comfortable with state of the art rehearsal rooms.

Brunel’s ss Great Britain

Brunel’s ss Great Britain

Step back in time when you board Brunel’s ss Great Britain and discover the ship that changed the world. This iconic steam ship, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and lies at the heart of a multi award-winning visitor attraction.

Cabot Circus

Cabot Circus

Cabot Circus is a modern shopping centre based in the heart of Bristol Shopping Quarter. Enter from the street at one level, leave on another level on another street to continue exploring everything that it has to offer.

Colston Hall

Colston Hall

Colston Hall is Bristol’s largest concert hall, presenting concerts and entertainment by major names in rock, pop, jazz, folk, world and classical music, stand up comedy and light entertainment, as well as local choirs and orchestras.

Durdham Downs

Durdham Downs

Durdham Downs is a large green space on the edge of the city suitable for picnics, exercise, sports and events. Facilities include a cafe, toilets, children play area, barbecue area and six outdoor exercise stations.

Motion

Motion

Motion the west countries leading underground music mecca that has achieved immeasurable recognition not only for its larger than life parties but for its undeniable commitment to bass-driven underground music.

New Moon Tapas

New Moon Tapas

New Moon Tapas is an independent tapas place in the heart of Clifton. The tapas dishes on offer utilise the best of what local producers, and the ever-changing seasons, have to offer, and best of all it’s always available.

Rise

Rise

Rise maintains the spirit of a classic indie record shop with knowledgeable friendly staff and an extensive range of music on vinyl and cd. There is also a vintage clothing concession and a carefully selected range of DVDs.

SWX

SWX

SWX is a live music, club and events space located on Nelson Street, in the centre of Bristol. The venue can accommodate club nights, live gigs, comedy nights, conferences, dinners and corporate events for groups of all sizes.

The Old Duke

The Old Duke

The Old Duke is a music venue situated on the cobbled King Street in the heart of Bristol. Named after Duke Ellington, the pub has become world famous for it’s live traditional, New Orleans inspired jazz music.

The Primrose Café

The Primrose Café

The Primrose Café is open seven says a week serving breakfast until late, coffee, lunch and afternoon tea, with a brunch menu on Sundays. Everything is made on the premises and produce is sourced locally, sustainably and ethically.

Thekla

Thekla

Thekla is an award-winning live music venue and club space, on board a converted German cargo ship, moored in Bristol Harbour since 1984. It is one of the city’s oldest and best loved clubs, hosting various music nights.

Tobacco Factory Theatres

Tobacco Factory Theatres

Tobacco Factory Theatres presents a jam-packed programme of diverse and exciting shows, workshops and events, from classic and contemporary theatre, to theatre for families, comedy, dance, music, opera and puppetry.