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Bungee Jump from the Suspension Bridge

Clifton Bridge is one of the attractions of the city of Bristol. Its length is 230 meters, width - 9.4 meters and height - 76 meters. It is built over the gorge of the River Avon. There are two lanes for cars and pedestrian areas on it. You will walk through one of the pedestrian areas and admire the beautiful views of the surroundings here.
To start getting to know the sights of Bristol, it is worth visiting the Bristol Zoo Gardens. It is not just an ordinary zoo like others, but a real entertainment center where you can … Open
If you cannot imagine your life without thrills, then you can do bungee jumping. Such extreme entertainment is that you will tie a rubber rope to yourself and make a jump into the river from the bridge. First, the rope will stretch and then contract, lifting you up. This will happen several times. You will definitely experience the thrill of such ups and downs!

Cabot Tower Observation Deck

If you want to see the city of Bristol from a height, you can climb the red sandstone tower any day of the week. It's called the Cabot Tower. It was built in the neo-gothic style in 1897. The tower is located in Brandon Hill Park. It reaches 32 meters in height. However, it rises 102 meters above sea level due to its location on a hill. Cabot Tower is a kind of landmark. The lighthouse is turned on at night here. There is also an observation deck on the tower. You will get to it by a spiral staircase. You don't have to buy a ticket. You will enjoy a magnificent view of the city standing on it. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Exploring the Bristol Environs on Different Ships

You can become a ferry passenger to explore the surroundings of Bristol. It runs on a floating harbor. It leaves the township of Quayhead from 10:30 to 17:50. The statue of Neptune is located near this township. The next ferry will be in 40 minutes. A one-way trip costs £1.20. You can also choose a 40-minute journey around the harbor with arrival back at Quayhead. You will pay £3.50 in this case.
St Peters church in Castle Park Walking around the floating harbor for 60 minutes costs £4. A full-day ticket costs £5. The ferry will stop near the Bristol Industrial Museum for you can its exhibits. You will have the opportunity to make a voyage on a tugboat or fireboat at the weekend. This trip costs £3. You can also ride an old steam tug. It was built in 1861.
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Each year Bristol hosts a great event of the international scale, which never ceases to attract the attention of a huge number of travelers. This is the Festival of Balloons. For many years … Open

Exploring the Underwater World in the City Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium built an aquarium in Bristol in 2009. So if you want to see representatives of marine flora and fauna during your vacation in this city, then go there. Seahorses, tropical fish, giant octopus, lobsters, stingrays, sharks, turtles, and South American poisonous frogs live here. The aquarium was designed so that you have the feeling that you are in the Poseidon kingdom.
Local by Social SW You will pass through the observation tunnel. It is located underwater. You will observe a variety of inhabitants of the tropical reef. It occupies the central part of the exhibition. You will also visit an interesting exhibition. It is dedicated to the marine fauna of Great Britain. You can also visit a special underwater observation deck. You will wear an air helmet for this.
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Excursion to the Giants Cave

You can visit one of the caves while on holiday in Bristol. It is located in the rocks near Clifton Bridge. It is called the Giants Cave. The catholic chapel was here in the 15th century. You'll get here from the Clifton Observatory. A special narrow tunnel is laid here. It has a length of 58 centimeters. You will pay £1 for the opportunity to use it. You will walk up the steep steps and reach this cave. You will go out on the cliff from it. There is a platform here. It was installed over the gorge. You will look at the picturesque view of the river, which opens from a height.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Bristol
♥   Restaurant 'No Man’s Grace' Bristol. Type - Modern British. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'wilks' Bristol. Type - Modern British. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Wallfish Bistro' Bristol. Type - Classic cuisine. 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Spiny Lobster' Bristol. Type - Seafood. 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bird in Hand' Long Ashton. Type - Traditional British. 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bristol
♥   Castle 'Walton Castle' , 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Thornbury Castle' , 18.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Caldicot Castle' , 19.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Chepstow Castle Chepstow' , 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Banwell Castle' , 23.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Bristol and around
♥   Art museum 'Royal West of England Academy' Bristol (UK), 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Holburne Museum of Art' Bath, 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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