The Matthew of Bristol is a replica of the English ship that discovered North America in 1497. The ship was built on Redcliffe Wharf, Bristol, close to Saint Mary Redcliffe Church. The original Matthew would have been built at a site very close to this. It took two years to build and the ship first sailed in March 1996.
Bristol Ferry Boats is owned by 871 of their passengers, fans, crew and friends. Priding themselves in providing a regular, reliable and friendly ferry service to locals and visitors alike. They provide a scheduled ferry service from Temple Meads station to the city centre and Hotwells every day except Christmas!
Open top guided bus tour of Bristol city centre and Clifton. Sit back and enjoy a 75 minute guided tour around this historic city. The main bus stop is Broad Quay, opposite the Radisson Blue hotel.
Cruise around Bristol's historic harbour and on the Avon from Avonmouth to Bath, stopping at waterside pubs and tea gardens. With commentary perfect for sightseeing.
The extent of Bristolís Floating Harbour, nearly eight miles of water, makes for a tremendously varied landscape. This booklet describes several trails that walkers and cyclists can follow alongside all of these waterways. Explore for yourselves the byways and mysteries that this unique feature of Bristol offers.
A circular walk around the Old City of Bristol. The 'Walled City Walk' follows the town walls of Norman Bristol. With the walls no longer visible, their route is little understood or used, and the rich architectural heritage of the Old City often goes unnoticed.
Number Seven operates the distinctive 'animal' themed boats that have been ferrying passengers and providing private boat hire, booze cruises and harbour trips around Bristol Floating Harbour and the River Avon since 1999.
Atmosphere Bikes is a dedicated electric bike shop that really knows its stuff and has been here since the early days of this industry. Each of their electric bikes have been specially designed to be the best for Bristol and produced by SmartMotion. Hire by the hour or by the day.
Brompton Bike Hire is an innovative cycle hire scheme offering residents, commuters and visitors the chance to experience the iconic Brompton folding bicycle from £3.50 a day plus an annual membership.
Discover the street art home of Banksy, and explore international street art and graffiti legends on this two hour tour. Hear more about Bristol born graffiti artist Banksy from people who actually know him. The guided walk starts from College Green in Bristolís city centre.
Discover Bristol at your own pace with these free MP3 audio tours. These are a unique way of exploring Bristol where you can save the tours to your MP3 player or smartphone and let them guide you through the incredible city.
Few people know just how much of a history Bristol has with Pirates and this entertaining and informative walk takes you around some of the piracy hotspots. From John Cabot's statue to Blackbeard's home, the Smugglers Cave to the Matthew Shipyard, Pete the Pirate provides a fun look at Pirates in Bristol.
A circular walking tour lasting about two hours. Bristol is a colourful city and port with a thousand years of history. On this tour you will pass and hear about many of Bristolís most famous landmarks en-route. Tickets from Bristol Tourist Information Centre and tours run every Saturday from March to November.
A weekly fun evening tour of Bristol visiting many fun and interesting sites not normally seen. Hear about Clifton's ghostly Dwarf Highwayman, visit a 16th century haunted house and see Bristol's famous haunted cinema. Departs Bristol Cathedral every Friday night at 8pm.
The Bristol and Bath Railway Path is a 13 mile off road route between the cities of Bristol and Bath following the path of the old Midland Railway. The path is open to walkers and cyclists and access is provided for disabled users.