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Bristol: Self-Guided Sightseeing Audio Tour

4.4 / 5

35 reviews

Activity provider: Bristol Hoppers
Other experience

Bristol: Self-Guided Sightseeing Audio Tour

Activity provider: Bristol Hoppers

From US$ 4.28 per person

Discover the very best that Bristol has to offer on this self-guided audio tour. See some of the city’s most famous landmarks, learn about Bristol’s history and culture, admire two Banksy artworks, and receive recommendations for your vacation.

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Wheelchair accessible


  • See the very best that Bristol has to offer in just one day
  • Admire some of the city's most famous and historic landmarks
  • Check out two of Banksy's most iconic street artworks
  • Listen to your audio guide's fascinating facts about the city
  • Receive plenty of tips and recommendations to enhance your stay
Full description
The tour begins on Bristol Bridge and tells the story of Bristol’s beginnings. Learn how the city got its name, then stroll to Castle Park, the site of the original Anglo-Saxon settlement. Arrive in the Old City area of Bristol next, and learn about its fascinating history. Explore the charming Saint Nicholas Markets then pass through the only remaining city gate. Check out the area where the See No Evil Street Festival was held, and admire the gray buildings that have been brightened up by artists from across the world. Continue onto the Christmas Steps and then Colston Hall. Arrive at Bristol’s oldest pub, then pass by two of Banksy’s most famous pieces of street art. Stop by Bristol Cathedral, followed by a stroll around the College Green. Continue onto the historic Bristol Docks, then visit the famous Old Vic where you can grab a bite to eat. Along the way, listen to your audio guide’s fascinating stories about local history and culture, as well as recommendations for the best spots to visit on your stay.
  • Self-guided audio tour
  • Live guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

At one end of Bristol Bridge is Bella Vista Italian restaurant. Begin your audio tour here.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • All audio is in English
  • You can take the tour whenever you like, however it is worth noting that some of the attractions may be closed
  • St Nicholas Market is open Monday to Saturday 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
  • Check the Bristol Cathedral website if you want to visit inside
  • The walk is a few miles long, and is relatively flat with step free options. However there are cobbled streets which may be a little bumpy if you have a wheelchair or buggy
  • Some of the venues don’t allow children inside
  • Please check local updates for COVID-19 rules and regulations
  • The app is available for Android and iPhones. One download is for one device only
  • It is recommended that each participant has their own device and headphones, to block out city noise
  • You'll receive instructions for accessing tours through the app after booking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 35 reviews

Review summary

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March 25, 2023

Difficult to follow directions from the instructions given in the recording The signal from the GPS couldn’t find where I was standing

January 25, 2023

The walking tour was very informative, and I loved the integration with the GPS guiding you the entire way. I didn't have to look at my phone for directions. I will use this service again. money well spent.

January 23, 2023

Product ID: 391129