Bristol Regional Tourism Highlights

With your short-term accommodation sorted out, Bristol has some great regional tourism highlights to explore.

The Severn River, Bristol

Bristol, which lies just southwest of the city of Bristol, is one of the largest ports in Britain and is home to about a third of the UK’s national fleet of container ships. The city has a vibrant, cosmopolitan culture, boasting one of the most diverse and thriving communities in the country. In the summer months, it’s a great place to take a break from the summer heat and enjoy some refreshing local beer. There are a lot of fun activities to enjoy with or without a summer special.

Go Fish in Bristol

Go fish with one of the many different river and harbour tours in Bristol. You can go canoeing, windsurfing, sailing, kite surfing, surfing, paddle boarding or go fishing. All you need to do is rent some equipment and bring a picnic lunch and relax on the beach. There is a variety of special fish nights and days in Bristol where you can have fun catching some fish.

You can also rent a paddle boat for a romantic sunset cruise on the river, which is really nice. There are a lot of things to do in Bristol when you venture out of your short-term accommodation!

Renting a Kayak in Bristol

If you want to have a bit of fresh air and exercise, hire a kayak or canoe in Bristol. You can paddle, kayak, canoe or go canoeing on the rivers, lakes and rivers around Bristol. You can hire kayaks and canoes in the centre of Bristol, which is great fun to enjoy a ride on the river, or find a flat day or special flat river day to enjoy in Bristol. There is a flat paddle day with the opportunity to go swimming in some beautiful rivers. You can also rent a boat to enjoy an evening cruise.

Chartering a Boat in Bristol

Go charter a boat in Bristol with one of the many boat hire companies in the area. It’s a great way to experience the Bristol waterways and enjoy some fresh air and culture. There are a lot of restaurants and bars to visit along the way and you can relax on the boat with a beer or a cocktail.

Greetings from Bristol

Bristol is a modern city with a lot to offer visitors. There is a vibrant cultural scene in Bristol with museums, monuments and attractions such as Bristol Cathedral, Tyne and Wear Museum of the Sea, the Bristol Aquarium, Bristol Waterfront and many more. There are plenty of places to eat in Bristol including the best hotels and many fine dining restaurants.

Looking for something more adventurous, take the air on a fast, long distance bicycle ride on a guided tour through Bristol. Start in Bristol Temple Meads and cycle along the city’s Old Town, through Bath and onto Bath. Learn about the city’s history and architecture, visit the wonderful townships of Clifton, Woodville, Yeovilton and Winterbourne.

Bike over the Clifton Suspension Bridge to take a break on the beach at Weston Bay, and finish the day by having a swim at Yeovilton, a town famous for its narrow stone-paved streets and quirky shops. All these are great activities if you are looking to spend some time away from your short-term accommodation.

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