Things to do in Bristol

The city of Bristol offers striking Georgian architecture, trendy independent shops, remarkable street art and interesting cultural museums. From the stunning Old City to the hip Gloucester Road, the majestic Clifton Village and the charming Harbourside, Bristol has many vibrant and eclectic neighbourhoods waiting to be explored.

Starter guides for things to do in Bristol:

You can also discover walks in and around Bristol.

View from Bristol's Harbourside of moored boats and Hotwell's colourful houses

Best of Bristol: The ultimate city guide

Bristol is a historic and cultural city, and one of the top places to visit in the UK. From striking architecture to remarkable street art, colourful houses and trendy shops, Bristol offers an escape for everyone.

Views of valleys and hills of Brecon Beacons, with a herd of sheep during the Sugar Loaf hike

Top 7 epic day trips from Bristol

Bristol offers stunning day trips to iconic cities and the beautiful British countryside. From Bath to the Cotswolds, Cheddar Gorge and the Brecon Beacons, day trips starting from Bristol offer an escape for everyone.

Banksy graffiti in Stokes Croft, Bristol Mild Mild West

Where to find Banksy art in Bristol: 5 places to explore

Celebrated for his graffiti, Banksy is originally from Bristol and many of his artworks line the city walls. Explore Banksy’s Bristol by spotting his work, visiting the eclectic Bristol neighbourhoods and discovering the city from the artist’s perspective.

Clifton Suspension Bridge, terraced houses of Clifton Village and the cliffs of Avon Gorge

Bristol’s Clifton Village: 5 sights to explore

Known for the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Georgian terraced houses, Clifton Village is a charming neighbourhood of Bristol. From Observatory Hill to Princess Victoria Street, explore Clifton Village to the fullest.

Follow our adventures