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What to Do in Bristol: Must See Attractions

Bristol Attractions

You'll soon realise why people love visiting Bristol. Regardless of your age or interests, there are countless sights and experiences to enjoy. Book your airfare, pack your suitcase and get ready to discover this fabulous city.

Explore the best sights in Bristol with some unique tours & day trips, or check out our list of 142 fun activities in Bristol. We have no booking fees and free cancellation, so you can relax and focus on planning the ultimate vacation.

Things to Do in Bristol with Kids

There are lots of memorable experiences in Bristol that the whole gang will enjoy. Here are a few of the top family friendly experiences in the area.

Free Things to Do in Bristol

There's no need to run your credit card hot in Bristol. The following won't even cost a dollar.

Harveys Wine Museum - Whatever your age, this place will inspire your imagination and educate your mind.

Banksy Graffiti Frogmore Street - If you'd like to learn more about the area's thriving arts and culture scene, be sure to stop by.

Victoria Rooms - Architecture aficionado or not, prepare to be impressed by this landmark's modernistic design.

Cabot Tower - Come to grips with some of the unique history of the region through this attraction.

Clifton Village - Spend some time in this thriving spot and imagine what life would be like as a local resident.

St Nicholas Market - If you'd like to explore some of the more important or unique places in the community, this is a great place to start.

Bristol Cathedral - Spend some time in prayer or meditation at this revered place of worship.

Brandon Hill - Contemplate the contrast between the urban jungle and nature's rugged beauty at this breathtaking spot.

College Green - Grab your blanket, pack some finger food and find a cozy area to be with nature.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Bristol

Bristol City Centre

The beating heart of Bristol is packed with stunning architectural landmarks, shopping districts, centuries-old pubs and live music venues. 

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This picturesque suburb of Bristol is home to iconic city landmarks, an excellent zoo and boutiques set inside Georgian- and Victoria-era buildings. 

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Bristol Floating Harbour

The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of Bristol Floating Harbour. Make a stop by Bristol Hippodrome Theatre or We The Curious while you're exploring the area.



Filton is well-liked for its shopping. If you'd like to do some sightseeing in the greater Bristol area, you might plan a trip to The Mall at Cribbs Causeway or Bristol Hippodrome Theatre.



Harbourside is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to We The Curious or Millennium Square.


Bradley Stoke

Uncover some of the top draws of Bradley Stoke like its spas and restaurants. If you're hoping to see more of the larger area, make a stop by The Mall at Cribbs Causeway or Blaise Castle.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Bristol on a sunny day?

What to do in Bristol on a rainy day?

There's no need to splish, splosh and splash your way through a damp day when there are plenty of wonderful indoor activities on offer:

What should I not miss in Bristol?

Don't venture home without checking off the following superb attractions:

  • Clifton Suspension Bridge
  • University of Bristol
  • Bristol Hippodrome Theatre
  • Cabot Circus Shopping Centre

Are there cheap things to do in Bristol?

What can you do in Bristol for free?

You'll hardly have time to dig your wallet out of your bag with so many incredible free attractions:

  • Clifton Suspension Bridge
  • University of Bristol
  • Cabot Circus Shopping Centre
  • Bristol Cathedral