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posted on: 14 July, 2021

7 Unusual and Fun Things To Do in Bristol

Bristol’s energy is addictive and the place to go for your next  short break. And to make it extra memorable we’ve put together this list of 7 unusual and fun things to do in Bristol. If we missed anything send us your favourites to info@ato-tours.com. Go explore.

Fun things to do in Bristol

1. Get Creative: Graffiti Workshops | Murals | Bristol (graftworkshop.co.uk)

Bristol stands synonym with great street art. It can be seen literally everywhere, and you will be amazed by it. But why not have go yourself? Book a workshop, learn the tricks of trade, and then put your new skills to a test. You might the new Banksy in waiting, who knows?

2. Ride the Wave: The Wave: Bristol’s inland surfing destination

Just outside of Bristol but within easy reach by bus, car, or bike you can ride a never-ending wave. It’s great fun for beginners and seasoned wave riders. Hang loose dudes at this all-year round surfing hotspot.

Fun and unusual things in Bristol

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3. Propose in the sky: Bailey BalloonsBristol Balloons Elite Air (UK) Ltd

Float over Bristol high in sky in a hot air balloon and gasp at the beautiful views over the city and the nearby Cotswolds. And then propose! Wow factor guaranteed and even better with a bottle of bubbly at hand. Do make sure your partner isn’t scared of heights though.

7 fun things to do in Bristol

4. Get Curious: We The Curious

We The Curious is an awesome interactive arts and science charity venue where you and your kids will be fascinated by award wining exhibitions and stories of scientific achievements. All presented in an easy to understand, fun and super interesting way.

5. Delve deeper: St Pauls, Easton & St Mark’s Road – VisitBristol.co.uk

Not in the guidebook. St Pauls & Easton are home to nationals from all over the world and have become cultural melting pot over the years. You find award-winning restaurants, quirky independent shops, and cafes. This is one of Bristol’s most vibrant, creative, and colourful areas.

6. Dine Poolside: Bristol Lido – An urban retreat located in Clifton, Bristol. (lidobristol.com)

The Bristol’s iconic, Victorian swimming pool has also a fantastic food experience on offer. Jump in the pool and then fine dine in this great restaurant. Or just relax in the casual atmosphere overlooking the pool and take your mind on a short break.

unusual things to do in Bristol

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7. Taste great Gin: Bristol Dry Gin – Boutique Craft Gins, Vodkas and Rum

Gin lovers alert. Book yourself a great tasting session set in the medieval cellars and find out all about Bristol’s gin heritage. Taste some fine samples of their exceptional produce. A great thing to do for any discerned drinker who also wants to find out a tale or two about Bristol’s colourful past.

Best things to do in Bristol

Now that you know about these 7 unusual and fun things to do in Bristol, what’s stopping you to visit Britain’s most colourful cities. Book your trip here and let us tailor your trip for you.

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