A Day in Bristol
The beauty of visiting Bristol is that it offers an array of
attractions and activities in a small arena, and so a day out in
this city will always prove to be a memorable experience. If you’re
wondering how to plan out your day in Bristol, look no further as
we have created the ideal itinerary for your Bristol day out.
Start off your visit by traveling to the University
of Bristol Botanic Gardens
The University of Bristol Botanic Gardens are conveniently located
on Stoke Park Road. It is famous for its amazing selection of 4,500
species of local and rare flora. Be sure to have a look at the
aquatic plant displays to learn how native plants thrive in our
Be sure to visit the SS Great Britain to learn about
our local maritime history
The SS Great
Britain is a former passenger steamship that is now a
major museum piece located in Bristol Harbour. The area around the
ship features a museum, library and the Brunel Institute that
teaches visitors about Bristol's maritime history.
Be sure to take a private tour of the inside of the SS Great
Britain to learn about how it revolutionised travel and mechanical
engineering with its radical design.
Afternoon Tea in the
luxurious surroundings of The Bristol Hotel
The Bristol Hotel offers a fantastic afternoon tea service
between 14.00-15.00 each day that offers delicious finger
sandwiches, sumptuous freshly baked scones, decadent cakes and the
best selection of teas found in Bristol.
A visit to the Bristol
The Bristol Cathedral is located
across from Bristol's College Green. It is a beautiful cathedral
that is famous for its history and beautiful interior.
The Bristol Cathedral can trace its origins back to 1140. It was
originally known as St Augustine's Abbey. It is famous for its
Elder Lady Chapel built round 1220. It is also famous for its
beautiful Gothic designs created between 1298 and 1332.
Visitors may visit the cathedral any time between 10.00 and 17.00
for worship or to arrange a tour. However, be sure to book your
visit in advance with the chapter clerk to avoid scheduling
A visit to the Clifton Suspension
Bridge at sunset is the perfect way to end your
Suspension Bridge is one of
Bristol's icons. It spans Leigh Woods and the beautiful Avon Gorge.
It is open each day from 10.00 to 17.00 for self-guided tours.
The Clifton Suspension Bridge was designed in
1830 by Isambard Kingdom Brunel after more than 70 years of
discussion. It was completed in 1864 after over 30 years of
political infighting as a living memorial to Brunel. Be sure to
visit the Interpretation Centre located at the Leigh Woods entrance
to learn about the bridge's history.
Each of these locations is located within a 10
minute drive of
The Bristol Hotel