The ultimate walking tour of Bristol – From Blackbeard to Banksy. With over 1000 5 star trip advisor reviews, our guided walking tour is a fun and fact filled way to explore the story of the wonderful city of Bristol.
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 historians and artists will guide you through 1000 years of Bristol’s history!
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£10 adults £5 children
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 listen for Underground rivers and hear bizarre echoes.
Whether you are spending the day or have lived here all your life, this unique walking tour will tell you all you need to know about Bristol’s fascinating past, and exciting future along with hints and tips to make the most of your stay in the city.
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!
- Tours leave from outside the Cathedral main entrance at 11:30am. Each tour lasts approximately 2 hours and covers a distance of 2 miles.
Your tour guide has been double vaccinated and is well versed in the new Corona Virus protocols. We are constantly reviewing the news and information from government, and are working to keep everyone as safe as possible. Tour group numbers will be dependent on and inline with government regulations.
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.
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 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
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