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Bristol City Docks, Bristol

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#4 of 40 in Sightseeing in Bristol
Pier / Boardwalk Tourist Spot
Enjoy the views of boats sailing into the harbor at Bristol City Docks. Stop at one of the numerous restaurants and pubs along the rejuvenated and bustling stretch of businesses along the floating docks. Browse the craft market and take a ferry ride around the harbor. Visit the art gallery, movie theater, museum, or aquarium, or cross Pero's footbridge to reach the At-Bristol Science Center. Download a nature guide online to accompany a walk on the dock or hillside. To visit Bristol City Docks on your holiday in Bristol, and find out what else Bristol has to offer, use our Bristol travel itinerary planner.
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  • This place has changed a lot over the last 20 years and what a massive improvement it is. The stunning riverside apartment blocks. The beautiful river with its variety of boats. A great selection of r...  more »
  • We took the train from Newport to Temple Meads Train Station and walked across to Temple Quay for the Ferry. We decided to take the "Hop On Hop Off" fare with our first stop at The City Centre where o...  more »
  • If you want pubs and more pubs with chain restaurants it is ideal but nothing to write home about. At night you may find stag and hen do's.  more »
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  • A rowing club that welcomes people from all backgrounds and abilities in the heart of Bristol.
  • Maybe a little biased, but the club is awesome wouldn't want to row anywhere else!

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