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Bristol Floating Harbour

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Pickles cafe

The cafe was wonderful. We sat in the sun watching the activity whilst we drank a lovely cappuccino... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sally m
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Great place for a day out

Amazing part of Bristol. Plenty to see, Mshed ( museum) and free . Millenium square ( lots of... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
jude f
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cafe was wonderful. We sat in the sun watching the activity whilst we drank a lovely cappuccino and ate flapjack. Highly recommended.

Thank sally m
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Amazing part of Bristol. Plenty to see, Mshed ( museum) and free . Millenium square ( lots of restaurants and bars, or just walk around taking in the atmosphere . @bristol ( hands on activities for both adults and children. Until September there is the...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great to see history, loads to see, but very busy whilst visiting as the harbour Festival was on, now that a different review coming

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Whilst staying at The Bristol loved waking up to the harbour right infront of the hotel, 6am walks around it was stunning. So peaceful & tranquil watching the sun come up .

Thank Jenni W
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great place of historical marina , old navel vessels and new marina life , great food bars restaurants and a happy place to tour , in a good day it’s peaceful and calm , enjoyable

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The harbour and dockland area that we see today was created in the early 1800s to solve the problem of ships becoming grounded and stranded in the mud when the tide went out. To keep the ships afloat the River Avon was diverted by the...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I am surprised there are only 6 reviews for what is perhaps the most visited area of the city. In any event the Floating Harbour is a must see in the city. Lined with an amazing variety of bars, cafes, restaurants, market stalls, street food...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The floating harbour was built over 200 years ago to allow the ships to escape from the problems associated with the huge tidal range of the river. It is a must see if you visit Bristol as you can have a good walk amongst the...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The floating harbour is a must see in Bristol. There is so much to see and do and the walk around the whole harbour is a great way to see a wonderful part of the city. There are plenty of ships and boats to see...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was very interesting. We walked all the way along and then up to Clifton Suspension Bridge. The new quayside developments are stunning with clear maritime and shipping references in the designs yet very sympathetic to the older buildings. Excellent planning.

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