University of Bristol

About Bristol, Guide and Top Tourist Attractions
(Bristol, England, UK)

Bristol is the largest city in England's Southwest. It plenty of tourist attractions such as historic structures, restaurants, as well as its historically important harbourfront. Nominated as a cultural center of Europe, Bristol is a lively city that holds various events and festivals like kite flying, theater, art shows, balloon fiestas, street carnivals, and concerts.

To help visitors get around the city, Bristol has several tourism information centers that offer useful maps, advice and guide booklets. These centers also provide useful information on the city's hot spots, restaurants, landmarks and accommodations.

What to do in Bristol

At the heart of Bristol is the River Avon that branches out into numerous waterways. This river hasin the past provided the city with a big source of income as the natural harbour here was once an important port for the region. Today you're more likely to find tourists. Harborside area has many restaurants, cafés, walking trails, and boats that tourists can visit. Bristol also has many museums and art galleries where visitors can get historical information about the city.

Visitors can make the best out of their visit to Bristol by arranging and booking for guided city tours. The guided tours can be conducted in a bus, on a boat, or on foot. A more unusual way of seeing the city is by taking a balloon ride. The tethered balloon flies up from Ashton Court Park. It gives the visitors the best aerial view of the city.

Tourist Attractions

Bristol has many tourist attractions for visitors with different interests, such as Bristol Zoo and Gardens, the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Bristol Cathedral, and the Bristol Old Vic Theater. Tourists can also visit the Bristol Hippodrome, Colston Hall, Clifton Observatory, and the Bristol Blue Glass Factory.

The city also has several art galleries and museums. Among the lauded ones are the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, the Watershed Media Center, the Bristol Industrial Museum, the Georgian House, the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, and the International Helicopter Museum.

Another tourist attraction located not too far away from Bristol is Bath, a famous city steeped in history. Bath is one of UK's most elegant cities, and it is rich in history and old architecture. Travellers can also visit Stonehenge, Castle Combe Race Circuit, and Westonbirt Arboretum, which are all a within a day-trip's drive. Across the Severn Estaury lies Wales, and all its attractions.

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