Bristol offers amazing opportunities all year around but what to do this coming Spring 2015? We have selected some Bristol must do activities and places to visit.
Street Art Walking Tours
Recognised as the street art and graffiti capital of the UK, Bristol is home to more than 100 street artists and graffiti writers, all working on the cutting edge of this worldwide art form.
Explore the beautiful and diverse broad leaf woodland on the plateau above the famous Avon Gorge, boasting superb views across the city to downland beyond. Leigh Woods has been an intrinsic part of Bristolians life for centuries.
Clifton Rock Slide
At the western edge of Clifton Down, between Clifton Suspension bridge and the Camera Obscura at Clifton Observatory, this natural slide is nothing more than a sloping band of rock polished to shiny slipperiness by decades of dedicated bottoms.
Canoeing the Habour
Brandon Hill and Cabot Tower
Brandon Hill is the oldest park in Bristol, where you can enjoy great views over the city and Harbourside area. Located just off Park Street in the West End, Brandon Hill features a children’s play area, beautiful paths and a nature conservation area, and of course the icon of Bristol’s skyline, Cabot Tower.
St. Nicholas Market
is the traditional Marketing Hub of Bristol, situated in the centre of Bristol. Its permanent market buildings are home to the largest collection of independent retailers in Bristol. Divided into three sections (The Glass Arcade, Covered Market and the Exchange), the market is full of unique items and character.
One of the UK’s most popular zoos is set in five hectares of gardens in Clifton and is “home” to gorillas, big cats, penguins and seals.
Clifton Suspension Bridge
The Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the picturesque Avon Gorge, is the symbol of the city of Bristol. For almost 150 years this Grade I listed structure has attracted visitors from all over the world.
Bristol was named England’s first “cycling city” in 2008. So, not surprisingly, there are a range of cycle routes to explore. Highlights include the Bristol to Bath cycle path, 9.5 miles one way. There are also good cycle hire shops in the city.
Blaise Castle is an 18th-century mansion house and estate near Henbury in Bristol, England.
Harbour Boat Trips
To have a flavour of Bristol’s maritime past and present you can take a boat trip around the harbour, along the Avon to Brunel’s suspension bridge.