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An industrial port city, devastated during the Second World War; not an encouraging prospect! And yet…with its bustling port, Norman and Gothic buildings bearing witness to its prosperous past, its centre largely rebuilt after the war, warehouses converted into restaurants, exhibitions centres and art galleries, Bristol is a city of remarkable dynamism.
Tourist attractions Bristol : Things to see and do
st. King GB - Bristol BS1 4DZ
The oldest playhouse in the country still in use, which opened in 1766 and was granted a royal licence by George III in 1778. It is supposedly haunted by the ghost of a black lady and a man called Richard who move various objects around the theatre.
st. Great George GB - Bristol BS1 5RR
Built in 1790 by William Paty for a merchant and sugar cane planter, the house was built of Bath stone in typical 18C style with a pedimented door and rooms decorated in the style of Robert Adam (1728-1792). The furniture includes a secretaire-bookca..
12 Colston Parade GB - Bristol BS1 6RA
"The most honest, attractive and famous of England's parish churches" - if Queen Elizabeth I can be believed - built of light-coloured Dundry stone. Its architecture is a perfect epitome of Gothic style, developing from the 12-13C Early Eng..
Broad Quay GB - Bristol BS1 4DA
Situated in the heart of Bristol’s bustling city centre, Radisson Blu Bristol offers impressive views and a stylish restaurant. Overlooking the waterfront, the hotel features modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. The spacious rooms offer a flat-screen TV, m..
Exchange Avenue, off St Nicholas Street GB - Bristol BS1 1UB
The Brooks Guesthouse Bristol is a 2-minute walk from the O2 Arena and the Bristol Hippodrome. This boutique hotel offers luxurious bedrooms with designer bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and a bar. Rooms feature modern amenities including flat-screen TVs, DVD..
Llandoger Trow, Little King Street GB - Bristol BS1 4ER
A Premier Inn hotel with air-conditioned rooms and a superb central Bristol location. Next to modern bars and historical pubs, you can walk to theatres, city-centre shops and the harbourside. Beside the river on King Street, this Premier Inn Bristol..
The Sugar House GB - Bristol BS1 2NU
35-37 Stanley Rd GB - Bristol BS6 6NP
Charming, Victorian-style neighbourhood pub, with a traditional bar and an impressive, high-ceilinged dining room. Daily menus have a strong British and seasonal base; in winter you'll find hearty, nourishing dishes and proper puddings.
5-7 Welsh Back GB - Bristol BS1 4SP
Boyces Ave, Clifton Village GB - Bristol BS8 4AA
Trendy, Grade II listed pub tucked away down a cobbled street. Fun, friendly and informal, with modern styling and a canopy-covered terrace out front. Unfussy, highly seasonal menu changes twice a day; everything is homemade.
Merchants Rd GB - Bristol BS8 4PZ
Victorian former pumping station for the adjacent docks; watch the boats go by from the terrace. Cavernous, slightly industrial interior with various levels. Sandwiches and pub classics sit alongside more elaborate dishes on the menu.
17 Weston Rd GB - Long Ashton BS41 9LA
Tiny country pub with eclectic décor, including an antelope's head and a wall covered in pages from Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. Concise menu of pub classics at lunch; more interesting dinner menu of tasty, carefully cooked dishes which..