Top 10 Things to do in Bristol, England

It’s crazy how quickly we have adapted to the new normal. 2020 has been a dramatic and challenging year but here we are, still striving to live the best way possible. The city of Bristol has undergone significant change throughout the pandemic but good news, we can still enjoy this cultured and diverse city as the local government is now introducing new and liveable restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus.


Here is a list of things to do in Bristol during the pandemic.



Clifton Suspension Bridge

One of the historic sites in the city, it is the symbol of Bristol. The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset. The bridge is built to a design by William Henry Barlow and John Hawkshaw, based on an earlier design by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Discover its story in their Visitor Center, they have made an amazing effort to ensure they are following the guidelines for a safe visit.

📸Sam Binding

🌐https://cliftonbridge.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/brunelsbridge/



Clifton Observatory

After visiting the bridge, head to the observatory and discover the Giant’s Cave, Camera Obscura while enjoying the view in their 360 Cafe. This is an IG worthy spot! Be sure to visit their website and book in advance for a hassle-free visit.









📸 Phil Watson @philwatsonphoto

🌐https://cliftonobservatory.com/

https://www.facebook.com/cliftonobservatory/





Aerospace Bristol

Take your family on a supersonic day as you enjoy the Aerospace. Your children will enjoy discovering the history of human flights, and we highly recommend that you see the Concorde. You will be guided by their friendly staff and their Covid-19 response and guidelines are top-notch, you will feel completely safe throughout your visit.






📸 @coffeecat_photo

🌐https://aerospacebristol.org/

https://www.facebook.com/aerospacebristol



The Wave

If you’re looking for thrilling activities in Bristol, The Wave will be your go-to!

It is an inland surf destination where everyone can surf on consistent, safe waves all year round. Perfect for beginners too, they have friendly instructors that will help and guide you. Pre-booking is essential when visiting, check out their website to know more





📸 @lance_varrall from @luckedoutlaces

🌐 https://www.thewave.com/





Brunel's SS Great Britain

Explore and learn about the greatest engineers in maritime history, this is now Bristol’s number one visitor attraction. It has 2 museums and a gigantic restored Victorian Ship. Make sure to add this spot into your itinerary!







📸@andy.hartup

🌐https://www.ssgreatbritain.org/

https://www.facebook.com/SSGreatBritain/




Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Unleash your artistic side and let your imagination bring you to old Bristol. Here at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, be sure to follow safety guidelines and book online through their website for your convenience. Tickets are free but only booked online, you have to choose a time slot to limit the number of people and follow social distancing measures. For more information about the museum visit their website.


📸@saminnederland (Sam Bowers)

🌐https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/plan-your-visit/




Bristol Aquarium

Discover marine life at Bristol Aquarium, let your kids learn about life at sea and explore the wonders of the ocean. You don’t have to worry as they have worked hard to put safety measures in place for your little ones. If you wish to visit, please take a moment to read their guidelines on their website.


📸Charlotte

🌐 https://www.bristolaquarium.co.uk/visitor-safety-amid-coronavirus/

https://www.facebook.com/bristolaquarium





Air Hop

Are you looking for a fun activity? Air Hop is back and now open to jumpers!

Air Hop is a trampoline park, they have 140 interconnected trampolines that span right across the floor and up the walls on their Main Court – as well as our famous Obstacle Course, Wipeout Zone, Foam Pit, Dodgeball, Slam Dunk, Battle Beams and AR Trampolines. Check out their rates and safety guidelines now on their website.


📸@outandaboutwiththekids

🌐 https://www.airhop-bristol.com/