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Let Expedia help you to experience the best that Bristol has to offer! If you’re planning a trip to Bristol we can provide you with a list of the top sightseeing attractions as well as helping you to find unmissable activities. Whether you’re travelling to Bristol with your family planning a romantic trip with your loved one

or visiting on business we’ll make it easy to plan an unforgettable holiday that checks all the boxes.

Places of interest in Bristol

Bristol is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay in Bristol and make it a breeze to explore Bristol and the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay it’s easy to find places of interest in Bristol to make sure that you enjoy your holiday to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

If you’re planning a visit to Bristol why not check out our handy guides to places of interest in the area? You can browse lists of things to do learn about the most popular attractions and get help with planning the details of your trip. Expedia makes it easy for you to check out all the top sights in Bristol.

Bristol attractions

Bristol has something for everyone so whether you’re planning to get active on a summer holiday put a spring in your step with a romantic rendezvous or pamper yourself with a leisurely winter trip you’ll find plenty of attractions in Bristol to keep you entertained. Expedia makes it easy to book your flight hotel and rental car in advance making for hassle-free travel and freeing you up to explore the sights of Bristol.

Looking for things to do in Bristol can be time-consuming but we can take the hassle out of planning your holiday. Whether you’re looking to get active in the great outdoors sample the cuisine of Bristol or catch up with the vibrant local culture our guides to Bristol attractions ensure that you’ll have a successful trip whatever the season. Happy trails!


Where to stay in Bristol

Bristol City Centre

The beating heart of Bristol is packed with stunning architectural landmarks, shopping districts, centuries-old pubs and live music venues. 

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This picturesque suburb of Bristol is home to iconic city landmarks, an excellent zoo and boutiques set inside Georgian- and Victoria-era buildings. 

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Bristol Floating Harbour

The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of Bristol Floating Harbour. Make a stop by Bristol Hippodrome Theatre or We The Curious while you're exploring the area.



Filton is well liked for its shopping. If you'd like to do some sightseeing in the greater Bristol area, you might plan a trip to The Mall at Cribbs Causeway or Bristol Hippodrome Theatre.


Bradley Stoke

Well liked for its spas and restaurants, you might stop by The Mall at Cribbs Causeway and Blaise Castle while you're exploring Bradley Stoke and the surrounding neighbourhoods.

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Midsomer Norton

Visitors to Midsomer Norton like its restaurants and historical sites, and Chew Valley is a sight worth a stop.

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Things to Do in Bristol with Kids

Bristol is a great city for all the family to enjoy. Here are the best things to do in Bristol with kids.

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Things to Do in Bristol

Perfect for a city break or weekend holiday, Bristol is a city bursting with things to see and do. Here are our favourite things to do in Bristol!

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The World's Best Street Art Cities

The ultimate guide to the world’s best street art cities, including where to go, what to see, and where to stay.

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UK Train Travels with Victoria: Bristol

Travel to Bristol by train and discover all of the best things to do in the city, including street art, nightlife, and museums.

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