There is plenty of Christmas celebrations going on in the wider area of Bristol, but what is happening in beautiful Clifton? Here is our guide of what to do in Clifton this Christmas!

Christmas Lights

The lights have already been turned on, but that doesn’t mean the spectacle has gone. The focal point is the 50ft Christmas tree in the park which is a wonder to behold when its 6,000 lights are on!

Christmas Shopping

With plenty of niche and independent shops you can guarantee that there will be some great gifts on sale, and with lots of places to grab lunch why not make a day of it!

Clifton On Ice – 27th November

New this year this is a truly unique skating experience in the urban centre of clifton! Great for family and friends, and fancy a great lunch with it, then No.4 Clifton Village can get you great discounted prices!

150th Anniversary of Clifton Suspension Bridge – 7th December

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Suspension Bridge, there will be a grand fireworks display on the 7th and the a parade across the bridge and through Clifton on the 8th.

Avon Gorge and Clifton Downs

Nothing beats a good crisp Christmas walk, and the Downs and Avon Gorge are perfect places. Secluded and rural while still being in the heart of Bristol.


We love Christmas here at Racks and we also love to make others Christmases special! Looking to book a Christmas meal or party, well look no further, we have it covered, whether its a cosy meal for two or a full office party. Follow the link for more – Racks Christmas.