Bristol Visitor Guide

Welcome to the city of bridges, balloons, boats, bikes, Brunel and Banksy. Whether you’re looking for a great day out for all the family, a romantic break or a little adventure, there’s a fantastic range of things to do in Bristol. Check out what’s on in Bristol using the information in this 'things to do in Bristol’ section.

Sightseeing & tours
From Brunel to Banksy, Bristol has some of England's most recognisable landmarks as well as plenty of hidden gems

Bristol's incredible array of attractions will appeal to fans of history, science, nature and good old-fashioned fun

Music & nightlife
A list of Bristol's live music venues, covering anything from contemporary electronica to classical

Events & festivals
Bristol is host to some huge events each year, some of which draw nearly half a million people, here's a list of the biggest and best

Shopping in Bristol is fantastic - with three world-class shopping centres as well as countless back-street boutiques

Galleries & exhibitions
From street art to fine art, Bristol is home to some amazing art spaces and hosts world renowned exhibitions.

Theatre & performance
From major West End shows, to stand up comedy and performing arts festivals, Bristol has plenty of plays and productions to suit all tastes.

Sport & adventure
Ballooning, ice skating, off-road driving, rock-climbing, swimming, golf, football, rubgy and more

Spas & wellbeing
Bristol has a range of days spas catering for therapies, massage and holistic treatments, as well as those offering beauty treatments.

Free days out
Free attractions, activities and events for you to enjoy when you visit Bristol.

Cinemas and Film
The city offers many independent cinemas alongside well-known multiplexes, so grab your popcorn and settle down to a movie in Bristol.

Rainy days out
Grab a brolly and head out whatever the weather, with this list of the top indoor only attractions and things to do.