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Fun Stuff to do in Bristol

Bristol Attractions


Brunel’s SS Great Britain – SS Great Britain is a museum ship and former passenger steamship, which was advanced for her time. She was the longest passenger ship in the world from 1845 to 1854.

Being Brunel

Being Brunel explores the life and legacy of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Situated next to the SS Great Britain.


M Shed

Free entry! See amazing film and photographs, listen to moving personal stories, encounter rare and quirky objects and add your own memories of Bristol through the interactive displays.  From prehistoric times to present day, M Shed tells the story of the city and it’s unique place in the world.

University of Bristol Botanic Garden 

A beautiful garden filled with a huge diversity of plants, inluding many exotic species set in their inspirational displays against the backdrop of a striking Viian house.


National Trust Victorian Gothic house, gardens, woodland, 3 play areas, 2 cafes, and shop

The Georgian House Museum 

One of the most complete 18th century town houses surviving in the UK, discover what a Bristol sugar plantation and slave owner’s home might have looked like around 1790.


Bristol Art Gallery

Explore our collections of art, nature and history on display in this beautiful building. Find out about the last billion years of Earth’s history, explore the region’s natural wonders and discover more about peoples’ lives, past and present.

We The Curious

A state of the art science centre, offering an amazing world of hands on discovery for you, your friends & family.

Arnolfini Arts Centre

One of Europe’s leading centres for the contemporary arts.  Entry to the gallery is free.

A Boat trip around Bristol Harbour – There are a few different options to get to around the harbour by water – it’s the original and best way after all. Bristol Ferry Boats provides a regular service throughout the day around once an hour.


Something a bit different….



Relax at The Lido Bristol – an outdoor swimming pool and spa surrounded by an award winning restaurant, tapas bar and spa.

Hire tandem bikes from Bristol Tandem Hire and you can enjoy your own adventures.

Play ping pong at the Harbour side.

Vintage afternoon tea at Cox & Baloney.

Feeling active? Check out the harbourside running trail.

Try out the yoga at Wild Wolfs – a beautiful and safe space where people can practice yoga and fitness.

Love Jazz music? Check out The Old Duke with it’s traditional live jazz every night.

Gin tasting is an excellent group activity for small groups whatever the occasion.


Tour the Distillery at The Rummer Hotel where they can organise bespoke tastings leading gins from around the country.

Bristol Street Art

Scour the streets of Bristol and you’ll struggle not to find a cutting-edge piece of graffiti art decorating the city’s walls. Along narrow alleys, down side-streets and through under-passages, across building walls and boldly displayed on bridges, a piece of graffiti art soon jumps out depicting wry humour and subversive displays of pop-culture.