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Bristol Day Out

King Street, Bristol
King Street, Bristol (Photo: Not So Big Media)

Welcome to the Bristol Day Out section. Here you'll find Bristol's best attractions, tours within the city, or around Clifton, key shopping areas and specialist markets, hidden away cafés and, for the adventurous, popular sport and leisure activities.

Bristol Attractions

M Shed, Bristol
M Shed, Bristol

Things to see and do

Bristol has lots of attractions to easily fill a weekend visit. From the Zoo to the Aquarium, from several Bristol Museums to Brunel's ss Great Britain on the harbourside, you'll find it all here.

Bristol Tours and Sightseeing

Bristol Packet Boat Tours
Bristol Packet Boat Tours

Touring and cycling

Here you'll find details of popular tours within the city and to Clifton. Also tours to neighbouring towns and counties. We also include information of cycle hire here so you can go and explore the city yourself!

Bristol Shops and Markets

Broadmead, Bristol

Find your perfect gifts

Bristol has a rather sprawling shopping centre which since the opening of the new Cabot Circus seems to go on forever! We also include historic arcades, city markets, major stores and unique independent shops.

Bristol Food and Drink

St Nick's Street Food Market

Taking a break

For a bite to eat during the day, Bristol has plenty of unique cafés hidden away throughout the city centre. There are also plenty of chain coffee shops on the main streets but at the moment we only list the popular independent ones here.

Bristol Sport and Leisure Activities

The Lanes Bowling Alley

Sport matches and fun activities

With two football teams, rugby and cricket grounds and the home of hot air ballooning in Britain, Bristol has a lot to offer. We include the most popular sports here as well as other leisure activities that you might find of interest.

Bristol Day Out Links