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Things to do in Bristol

  • Inspiration for things to do when visiting the Aztec Hotel & Spa, Bristol...

    Brunel's ss Great Britain
    Discover the ship that changed the world...
    Step back in time when you board Brunel's ss Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world.Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend under water below the glass 'sea' to touch the world's first great ocean liner.

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    Clifton Suspension Bridge
    Designed and built in 1836 by a young engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this 702-foot-long, 250-foot-high suspension bridge gracefully spans the Avon Gorge between Clifton and Leigh Woods.

    Arnos Vale Cemetery
    Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres, close to the heart of Bristol, where the history of the city is told in a leafy and tranquil setting, rich in walks, wildlife, architecture, fascinating displays and memorials. Arnos Vale has something for everyone and it is open all year round with FREE admission.

    St Mary Redcliffe Church
    This parish church has stood for over 800 years as a witness to the beauty and welcome of God, the skills and talents of craftsmen and women, and the care and faithfulness of generations of Christians.

    Cabot Tower
    Cabot Tower, the century-old 32m high tower that sits at the top of Brandon Hill offering panoramic views of the city. Cabot Tower, set in the gorgeous parkland of Brandon Hill near Park Street in the West End, is a 105ft tower built in 1897 to commemorate John Cabot's famous voyage from Bristol and the continent of North America four hundred years earlier.

    At Bristol
    There is so much to discover for all the family with At-Bristol! With hundreds of hands-on exhibits to explore, live shows and a Planetarium, At-Bristol is one of the UK's biggest and most exciting interactive science centres.

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    Blaise Hamlet
    A delightful hamlet of nine picturesque cottages laid out around an open green. The hamlet, which is four miles north of the city centre, was built in 1811 to accommodate retired staff from Blaise Castle estate in Henbury. 

    Dyrham Park
    Spectacular late 17th-century mansion, garden and deer park. Set in a beautiful Gloucestershire valley and surrounded by 110 hectares (272 acres) of garden and rolling parkland, this grand baroque house with spectacular sweeping views towards Bristol was designed by Talman for William Blathwayt, Secretary at War during the reign of William III.

    Bristol Cathedral
    Once an abbey, now a cathedral, redesigned and reconstructed again and again, this has always been a place of change and yet always a place where we have proclaimed the presence of God at the heart of a great city.

    Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery
    Bristol Museum & Art Gallery tells the story of our world in every display, from the beginning of time to the present day. 19 galleries over 3 floors reveal fascinating cultures, ancient civilisations, human invention and creativity, as well as showcasing our beautiful and fragile natural world. World-class collections of art, archaeology, geology and natural history are displayed inside this beautiful Edwardian building at the top of Park Street and the bottom of Whiteladies Road.

    Bristol Zoo Gardens
    At Bristol Zoo Gardens you can enjoy an amazing world of animals, plus 12 animatronic dinosaurs that will be stomping into the Zoo this summer, all within our award-winning 12 acre gardens. With over 400 species and 9 animals houses under cover, you'll enjoy your visit whatever the weather. We suggest you allow 2-5 hours for your visit to really take in everything we have to offer.

    Ask about our discounted tickets to local attractions.
    For full details please call the hotel on 01454 201090.


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