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Bristol

Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.
Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.Bristol is located in the South West of England, United Kingdom.

General Information

Bristol is located in the South West of EnglandUnited Kingdom.  Straddling the River Avon, this dynamic inland port and university city is the cultural centre of England's rural south west.  

Bristol became the main British port for transatlantic trade.  The city was a major trading centre for the distribution of wine, tobacco and in the 17th century, slaves.  Bristol has a Floating Harbour, so called because of the lock gates that protect it from the tides.  It is a focal point for residents and tourists alike.

Things to do and see in Bristol

There are many attractions in and around Bristol to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of the activities are :-

  • St Mary Redcliffe - magnificent 14th century church
  • Brunel's ss Great Britain - world's first large iron passenger ship, fully restored from 1886
  • Georgian House - museum of 1790's house
  • M-Shed - focuses on the city's history
  • Bristol Blue Glass Factory and Shop - represents the best tools, techniques and traditions from the past
  • Bristol Museum and Art Gallery - varied collections
  • Bristol Cathedral
  • Clifton suspension bridge
  • Cabot Circus - vast shopping centre

August brings the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in which dozens of hot-air balloons fill the sky of the city in an elaborate display.

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Bristol

There is a large variety of accommodation options in and around this city;  from bed and breakfasts and hotels to inns.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Bristol

There are several restaurants for the fine diner, as well as some wonderful street dining and the many pubs which provide superb local fare.  

There are many businesses in the city which provide various outlets from retail to industry and wholesale.  

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

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