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Bristol Attractions

Bristol is the largest city in the South West of England and is recognised as one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in Europe.

Known as one of the fastest growing cities in the UK it is a perfect destination for a long weekend or mini-break and has been voted as one of the best places in the UK to live

Bristol is the perfect launch pad from which to explore the West Countries local natural attractions, which include Redcliffe Caves, Clifton Rocks Railway, Bristol Observatory, Cabot Tower and Durdham Downs, not forgetting the world renowned Clifton Suspension Bridge. There are some amazing Natural Phenomenon’s to visit in the West Country including Cheddar Caves, Wookey Hole and the little known Grotto at Goldney House,which houses the only Grotto in Britain with both a shell room and running water.

Other attractions include an abundance of museums, Animal Farms and Zoos, including Oakham Treasures,
Oakham is a museum that houses a unique collection of memorabilia, tractors and farm equipment from days gone bye.

At Bristol, a science and discovery centre is situated on the Harbourside with Britain’s only dockside steam railway and for nautical lovers you will find the award winning attraction the SS Great Britain plus The Matthew a replica of the English ship that discovered North America in 1497..

Why not take a trip around  Bristol Harbourside, the docks are home to dragon boat racing events, University boat races and many annual fairs and festivals. Why not hop on a ferry boat and explore the docks from the water, or enjoy a leisurely walk or perhaps hire a bike.

Some of the major events that are held each year in Bristol include the International Balloon Fiesta, St Pauls Carnival, The International Kite Festival, Vegan Fair, Brisfest and our famous Bristol Harbour Festival to name but a few.

For Farm and animal lovers that are visiting us don’t forget to check the calendar for details on when and where you can visit the North Somerset Show, the Bath & West Show and not forgetting the Mid Somerset Show.

Bristol is quite simply a cut above all the rest.