Bristol Packet Boat Trip

See the sights from the water, with a boat tour from Bristol Packet. Starting just steps from The Bristol, the tour takes you around the harbourside and the city docks, with great insight from the tour guides.

Wapping Wharf, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6UN, telephone +44 (0) 117 926 8157

SS great Britain


SS Great Britain

It’s not hard to spot the SS Great Britain – this striking ship sits in Bristol’s harbour, its sails rising high above the water. But the tour of the interior is fascinating, with the ship painstakingly restored to look just as she did at her launch in 1843.

Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, BS1 6TY, telephone +44 (0) 117 926 0680

Wapping Wharf


Lunch at Wapping Wharf

Have lunch in one of the independent restaurants set up in the shipping containers of Wapping Wharf . Try Salt & Malt for excellent fish and chips. 

Wapping Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RW

Cycle the city


Cycle the City

Work off your lunch with a bike tour of the city. You’ll see more of the sights from two wheels but don’t worry if you’re not used to cycling – the tours with Cycle the City are suitable for all.

No.1 Harbourside, 1 Canon’s Road, Bristol BS1 5UH, telephone +44 (0) 07873 387167

The Beer Emporium


Pre-dinner drink

Have a pre-dinner drink at any of the craft beer pubs just around the corner from The Bristol. Try The Beer Emporium for a great variety of different beers.

15 King Street, Bristol BS1 4EF, telephone +44(0) 1179268057

The River Grille


Dinner at The River Grille

Enjoy dinner with a view at The River Grille, where you can watch the people strolling by on the cobbled waterside as you tuck into a delicious meal.

The Bristol, Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF