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.
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 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.
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 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
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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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.