Continually voted the U.K’s number one city to live in Bristol offers a vibrant mix of old and new. From it’s ancient roots to becoming the capital of Street Art, Bristol has to be experienced to be believed.
Join us on College Green for a tour through Bristol’s old town and beautiful harbourside where local historian and artist Duncan McKellar will guide you through 1000 years of Bristol’s history!
Stroll along the route of the Saxon town walls taking in Pirate haunts and the highlights of Bristol’s Street art. See Long John Silver’s Inn and Robinson’s Crusoe’s first port of call. Observe evidence of Blitz damage, storm the Norman castle and listen for Underground rivers.
This unique walking tour will tell you all you need to know about Bristol’s fascinating past with the added bonus finishing in a timeless smugglers tavern for a barrel of Rum!
This gentle 2 hour tour includes the best of the city’s history, Street Art and architecture:
See Long John Silver’s Inn, Robinson Crusoe’s first port of call and Blackbeard’s favourite haunts.
Be amazed by Bristol’s stunning buildings and incredible paintings.
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Street Art, history and Pirates!
£8 adults £4 children £20 family ticket
Tours run on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays.
Tours leave from outside the Cathedral main entrance at 11:30am. Each tour lasts approximately 2 hours and covers a distance of 2 miles.
Remember to bring your camera to capture brilliant paintings from three generations of international Street Artists including world-famous work by Banksy.
Local artists and historians will share their knowledge, passion, and enthusiasm for this wonderful city.
You will even see work by the tour guide himself!
This unique walking tour will introduce you to all aspects of this magical city leaving no stone upturned. There is no better way to get an instant feel for all aspects of Bristol, leaving you with plenty to revisit and lots of ideas for your remaining stay. You will feel like a local ready to bring friends and family back with an insider’s knowledge of the cities delights from Street Art to the best restaurants in town.
Tours leave from outside the main entrance of the Cathedral on College Green at 11.30am on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout the year.
We finish in the heart of Bristol’s harbourside outside the Arnolfini Art Gallery. From here you can visit the M-Shed museum, step aboard historic ships and sample our local restaurants and taverns for a barrel of Rum!
Private tours also available on request.
Bring sensible shoes and a drink. Bring camera as there are lots of photo opportunities. Dogs welcome. Suitable for children of all ages. 2 mile distance. Tour runs in all weathers. Suitable for wheelchairs. The walk is very flat encountering no hills with very regular stopping points.
If you have any additional questions, would like to leave a comment or schedule a private tour, feel free to contact us at [email protected] or at 07811 975 275