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Bristol: Self-Guided Sightseeing Audio Tour

1. Bristol: Self-Guided Sightseeing Audio Tour

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.

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What people are saying about Bristol Beacon

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Brilliant tour .. having never done an Audio tour before I was really surprised how good it was. Gave us a fabulous insight to Bristol

This is a very well self guided tour of Bristol. A very interesting commentary. Very good value for money.

Amazing! Enjoyed every moment. Heather is very knowledgeable, and the tour is fun and interesting.

Very informative. A great way to get an overview of the city. Very good value for money.

Great way to see a place that I was unfamiliar with.