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GroupRail to Bristol

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Grouprail to Bristol

Bigger than you may expect, Bristol is vibrant, modern and cultured city. However, don’t be fooled into thinking Bristol is nothing more than a concrete jungle - the beautiful south west countryside is only a stone’s throw away. There is always something going on in this bustling city and wandering on foot is a great way to explore.

See

For an architectural delight, check out the iconic Clifton suspension bridge built by Brunel.

Shop

Shopping in Bristol is usefully varied as the city caters for both the independent buyer and also the high street shopper. The huge Cabot Circus shopping centre will not disappoint.

Visit

Bristol also offers a variety of museums. Check out the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery for a huge range of exhibitions. A lot of Banksy’s art is on display here, so if you couldn’t find his work on the streets, this gallery ensures you’ll still see some originals.

Learn

For another sight to behold head on down to the SS Great Britain. Another of Brunel’s works, the former ship has been turned into a museum which your whole group is sure to find fun!

Walk

Be sure and stroll along Gloucester Road aka the longest road of independent shops in the U.K. Cafes, shops, galleries, Gloucester road has it all.

Eat

Food lovers should head straight for the St Nicholas Markets for quality street food at affordable prices. Hello falafel, is it chickpea you’re looking for?

Shop

Shopping in Bristol is usefully varied as the city caters for both the independent buyer and also the high street shopper. The huge Cabot Circus shopping centre will not disappoint.

Spy

Street art in Bristol is serious culture. Every street corner offers a different artistic expression. As the home of Banksy, if you are lucky you might be able to spy some of his work. However, regardless of whether you see something created by Big B, the street art scene is sure to impress you.

To conclude, wandering around Bristol is a fantastic way to spend a weekend. Though wear the right shoes. And be prepared to walk. Uphill.

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