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Cabot Tower, Bristol

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The 32 F6m (105 ft) Cabot Tower is an icon of Bristol’s skyline. The tower commemorates the navigator and explorer John Cabot, and was constructed 400 years after he set sail from Bristol to North America. Walk up the spiral staircase (approximately 100 steps) and you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the city. Be sure to bring along your camera, as the view includes picturesque parkland, the city harbor, and some of Bristol’s most famous attractions. The tower has two viewing platforms, breaking up the climb and providing views for those who can’t make it all the way to the top. To visit Cabot Tower and other attractions in Bristol, use our Bristol online trip maker .
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  • Aside from the slightly strenuous climb, it's worth because climbing on top is free but soprattutto...la vista is really mind blowing.
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  • It is amazing that a place is so free. Normal would be paying lol. Against is quite narrow stair, even more so when there is no control of who rises and falls. The theme security and with the wind that can blow as for example when were we can be dangerous for some reckless.
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  • Try to go out of town and have some time with my self, with a little walking around..... And lots of steps to the top, and great peaceful Tower. .  more »
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  • Great views across the city from Bristol from the top of the tower. Note there is a fairly steep climb up a hill to the tower and then many narrow spiral steps inside to the top of the tower. Worth the effort though.
  • The highest point of Bristol, the tower is situated at the top of a lovely hilly park with a lot of friendly squirrels. It offers beautiful views of Bristol and its surroundings. Not too fun if there are many visitors though, because it is difficult to get past one other on the very narrow stairway.
  • Fun tower to view much of Bristol. It's free! Two sets of stairs. First are tight but can fit a person passing on the big steps. Second is a one way but shorter. Pack your camera!
  • Superb for both tourists and locals. Entirely free with good opening hours, very impressive views from the top. Climb not recommended for the overweight or those with heart conditions. A fitting tribute to John Cabot.
  • Located in a nice park and gave great views of the city and surrounding area. We enjoyed the maps on each side telling you were and what the landmarks were.

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