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Activities Bristol

Whether you’re visiting Bristol as a tourist or you are a local you will find that Bristol has a fantastic array of activities on offer and is brimming over with a diverse range of activities and good old-fashioned fun, to try, 
we have tried our best to make sure that this section is not only exhaustive but downright exhausting!


If you are looking to try something out of the ordinary why not  relax and enjoy a glass of chilled champagne whilst enjoying a hot air balloon trip over Bristol and enjoy panoramic views of our wonderful West Country. Other unusual and exciting activities on offer include learning to drive a steam train, sampling off-road driving, give an action packed exhilarating few hours Karting or Quad Biking a try, or have a go at Laser Tag?, there’s Banger Racing, rock-climbing, indoor climbing,  and even Clay Shooting.

Why not enjoy a golf day at one of the many fantastic Golf courses that are available, you can hire a bicycle and enjoy a bike ride on one of the many cycle tracks Bristol has to offer (do you know Bristol is Britain’s first cycling city) if you prefer a more relaxing activity then why not climb aboard, sit back and enjoy a  river boat trip around Bristol’s famous harbourside. You can enjoy numerous watersports from water skiing to learning to sail, you can take a scuba diving course, learn to swim and we even a section full of details on activities for the disabled.
Bristol has earned a great reputation as an exciting and vibrant city where you can find many exhilarating activities offering action packed pursuits . 

There is also a fantastic array of parks and of course the well known Durdham Downs to visit where you can enjoy the fresh air, take a picnic, have a kick about and it won’t cost a penny!

No need to look anywhere else, Whats on Bristol has everything you could possibly want from exciting and exhilarating activities for the grown- ups to an enjoyable fun filled day out for the family. Why not visit At Bristol with over 300 hands-on exhibits to explore, live shows and a Planetarium where the children can participate and enjoy.

If you want to know What’s on, Where it’s on and When it’s on click on, pick up the latest edition of What’s on Bristol Magazine or read the latest edition online