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Bristol Free Walking Tour

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Highly Interesting Walk through Bristol's History

Max, the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable as well as very engaging and enthusiastic. The tour... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Jacqueline W
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Exellent tour

Max was an excellent tour guide, enthusiastic and knowledgeable, and we learnt a lot about the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Maria E
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Whether you want to see the famous landmarks, discover the city's history, hear local recommendations, orientate yourself or meet new people, then the Bristol Free Walking Tour is perfect for you. Guided by a fun and friendly local, tours run on...more
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Queens Rd | Victoria Rooms, Bristol, England
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Max, the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable as well as very engaging and enthusiastic. The tour was well researched & led us to parts of Bristol we had not seen before, & probably would never have found. A MUST to do in the city.

Thank Jacqueline W
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Max was an excellent tour guide, enthusiastic and knowledgeable, and we learnt a lot about the history and culture of Bristol. In 2.5 hours we covered a lot of ground in every possible way. The tour provides a fantastic springing board for exloring the city...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had a very good tour by a young 20 year old University student. He grew up in the city and had a very broad vocabulary and spoke with a cultured accent. He took us to all the places on the list and then when...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I was the only one who turned up for tour and fortunately for me, Max still ran it. We visited a lot of the sights around Bristol and he told a lot of interesting stories about the history of Bristol. He also had recommendations for...More

Thank Joanna Y
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

If you only have one day in Bristol do this tour - it covers a lot of sites in 2.5 hours so wear comfy shoes, and the guide was informative as well as local. Minor issues - I did sometimes have difficulty understanding the guide,...More

Thank Grace B
James B, Owner at Bristol Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Grace, thanks for your review! I am very pleased you enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to people who are visiting Bristol for the day. It is a shame that you didn't ask any questions, if you wanted to know more, as I...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Myself and 3 others went on this tour on Sat 21st Oct 2017. It was a very windy day with intermittent rain but that didn't stop us having a great time. James is a very friendly, warm and knowledgeable chap who made sure everyone in...More

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James B, Owner at Bristol Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks very much for your review 'AiSpy'. I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour and the spots we cover. Thank you for the feedback, as you say it was an incredibly windy day thanks to 'Storm Brian' so it was quite difficult to enunciate clearly at...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Free walking tours are my favourite way to get acquainted with a new city and this one didn't disappoint! James is a great, friendly your guide who not only knows the city highlights, but quirky little stories to keep you entertained. We saw all of...More

Thank Beth S
James B, Owner at Bristol Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks very much Beth for your great review! I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

The tour covered all the main sights in the city, and anecdotes were both informative and amusing (I particularly liked the story about the zoo car parking attendant). I enjoy going on similar walking tours across the world, and always find the guides very knowledgable...More

Thank YeliabSemaj
James B, Owner at Bristol Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

I'm extremely pleased you would recommend the tour to others - thanks very much for your review!

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Bristol for over 2 years I thought it would be fun to find out a bit more about the city I lived in. The tour was great for seeing some of the main sights in Bristol (the suspension bridge, the crescent etc)...More

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James B, Owner at Bristol Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Gabs98, I'm very disappointed to read your review as we pride ourselves on our five star rating both on TripAdvisor and Facebook, and are pleased to hold a Certificate of Excellence. As you don't specify the date you visited, I am unable to comment...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I participated the tour on a rainy Saturday morning and I can recommend it. I saw all the main sights in Bristol, even ones I couldn't found on my own. A longer, more detailed tour would be also good. James is a good guide, he...More

Thank Tamás László G
James B, Owner at Bristol Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour, even in the rain! Thanks for your great review!

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Jane O
11 April 2018|
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Hi Jane, currently we’re not running tours midweek but please refer to our website for the latest schedule. Hope to see you on a tour soon!
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22 January 2017|
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Next to Pero's Bridge by the harbour, metres away from The Aquarium, @Bristol, the Tourist Information Centre and a selection of restaurants and bars.
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Hi, I don't know if your dog can go on the wlak, you need to contact James (The organisers). IMHO you may e able to. goggle bristol free walking tour Every Saturday/Sunday 10:30 and 14:30 outside Vicroia Hall fountains. The... More
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