Bristol
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Our most recommended Bristol Neighborhood Tours

  • Bristol: Blackbeard to Banksy Guided Walking Tour

    1. Bristol: Blackbeard to Banksy Guided Walking Tour

    Uncover Bristol's historic downtown area on a two-hour tour with an expert guide. Begin your tour outside Bristol Cathedral on College Green, an imposing medieval church built in the 12th century. As you walk through the downtown core, hear about the origins of the city, where it first started, and its medieval center. You'll then continue on to the Norman castle site, situated strategically between the River Avon and River Frome. See evidence of blitz damage, perpetrated by the Nazis against Bristol during the Second World War.  Throughout, you'll learn about Banksy, Brunel, Blackbeard, and many other of Bristol's famous residents (whose names may or may not start with a B). Hear bizarre echoes and finally finish on Bristol's historic harborside after seeing the smallest, largest, and most beautiful pieces of street art in the city.

    The tour was a really great way to get to know the city better. I went on it with friend because we were starting Uni in Bristol 2 months later and this tour really showed me what a vibrant and beautiful city Bristol was. The tour guide was amazing! He knew everything about the places we visited and made sure to keep us entertained as well along the way. I would fully recommend this tour if you want to learn more about this city or just if you want to see all the beautiful street art and architecture Bristol has to offer.

  • Bristol Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

    2. Bristol Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

    With a customized tour, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. Meet where you're staying to get familiar with the neighbourhood, find out about the best places to eat, the easiest ways to get around, and the hidden gems you might have missed. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay. Through conversations with your Lokaf...

    We would thoroughly recommend Beth as a guide around Bristol. She was very knowledgeable and very engaging.

  • Bristol: Self-Guided Sightseeing Audio Tour

    3. Bristol: Self-Guided Sightseeing Audio Tour

    The tour begins on Bristol Bridge and tells the story of Bristol’s beginnings. Learn how the city got its name, then stroll to Castle Park, the site of the original Anglo-Saxon settlement. Arrive in the Old City area of Bristol next, and learn about its fascinating history. Explore the charming Saint Nicholas Markets then pass through the only remaining city gate. Check out the area where the See No Evil Street Festival was held, and admire the gray buildings that have been brightened up by artists from across the world. Continue onto the Christmas Steps and then Colston Hall. Arrive at Bristol’s oldest pub, then pass by two of Banksy’s most famous pieces of street art. Stop by Bristol Cathedral, followed by a stroll around the College Green. Continue onto the historic Bristol Docks, then visit the famous Old Vic where you can grab a bite to eat. Along the way, listen to your audio gu...

    Very informative. A great way to get an overview of the city. Very good value for money.

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What people are saying about Bristol

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

The tour was a really great way to get to know the city better. I went on it with friend because we were starting Uni in Bristol 2 months later and this tour really showed me what a vibrant and beautiful city Bristol was. The tour guide was amazing! He knew everything about the places we visited and made sure to keep us entertained as well along the way. I would fully recommend this tour if you want to learn more about this city or just if you want to see all the beautiful street art and architecture Bristol has to offer.

Fantastic tour! Luke was absolutely brilliant. Very knowledgeable, clearly passionate and also has a great sense of humour. Time allocated and the pace was brilliant, enjoyed every minute of it! Amazing value too!

Luke was super informative….we learned a lot….would never have seen everything by ourselves…..well worth it

Very informative. A great way to get an overview of the city. Very good value for money.

Good tour, very interesting and knowledgeable and friendly guide. Highly recommend