Bristol Weekend Break

Bristol is a culture packed city filled with great things to do and see. Whatever you enjoy doing, you could very easily spend a week in Bristol and not run out of activities. It seems like all the locals have a list of top things everyone should experience when visiting Bristol . We have created a list of just a few of the many many things to do. 

Tour the harbour by boat 

The city of Bristol was built on and around the slave trade which makes its waterways a huge part of the city. There are many different tour operators which will offer tours of the city by boat up to 364 days a year. These boats can also be used as a form of transport with the ability to hop on and off anywhere from Temple Meads train station to the great SS Great Britain.

Graffiti art tour 

Bristol is home to the infamous Banksy and some of his best and original pieces. This has branched and lead to Bristol gaining a huge cultural export of street art. Whilst the most popular places are Stokes Croft and Nelson Street, there are many other pieces to find just by walking or driving around. Places such as, Dean Lane Skatepark or the M32 flyover which has some great hidden pieces.

The beer tour of Bristol 

Bristol is home to some great breweries and distilleries. From the Bristol Beer Factory to Bristol’s 6’Oclock gin distillery there are many places to visit. Check online for tour details and prices as some places offer free tours but some require booking. 

Cycle around the city 

Bristol is the UK’s first “cycle city”. There are many great things to do whilst cycling around including the huge open spaces and woodland trails through Ashton Court. On top of this is the great new Bristol to Bath Railway Path that follows the old train line along the beautiful countryside and canal for 13 miles. 

These are just a few of the many things you can do during a weekend away in Bristol. Your Coach Hire offers nationwide cover to and from Bristol. Get a quick quote online today or call for more details.