Local Attractions & Services near Clifton Towers B&B Bristol
Find us nestled in the heart of Clifton Village, the prettiest part of Bristol. Despite being only ten minutes from the city centre, Clifton has a rural feel to it, with cobbled pavements lining leafy streets. Regency architecture and small garden squares, a restful haven so close to the bustling centre of Bristol.
An abundance of quaint local shops, including a fabulous butcher, baker and antiques parade, exist alongside a wide variety of restaurants, bars and coffee shops; Clifton does not disappoint with such a wealth of fabulous cuisine from all over the world.
Be sure to visit the glorious Suspension Bridge, one of Brunel's finest monuments to his capability, which has an amazing view across the Avon Gorge and lights up spectacularly at night. Take a short walk across the bridge to Ashton Court which hosts festivals throughout the summer and provides a lovely landscape for exploring any time of year.
Popular Places to Visit
University of Bristol received its Royal Charter in 1909, Both Law &
Economics are 2 popular courses.
SS Great Britain Visit Brunel’s ship the Great Britain & sense the atmosphere of a bygone era, discover what the passengers & crews world was like
M Shed, Bristol was opened in 1977 and find out all about Bristol’s History from past to present
Georgian House this museum located in the townhouse set over 6 floors was the home of John Pinney in 1790 who was a plantation & slave owner, visitors will be able to see displays of life in the house at that time
Red Lodge Museum this house often referred to as a hidden treasure due to the Tudor rooms was built in 1580
Ashton Court the estate is approx 2 miles from Bristol and has around 850 acres of woodland with plenty to offer visitors such as walks, cycling, golf & its miniature railway. The Balloon Fiesta & Kite Festivals are also very popular attractions
Tyntesfield this Victorian Gothic house has been saved and conserved by the National Trust. Visitors can explore the house and gardens once owned by the Gibbs family. There is a visitor centre and garden shop.
Clifton Suspension Bridge, on the cliffs of the Avon Gorge, work was completed on the bridge in 1864 and was designed by sambard Kingdom Brunel
Bristol Zoo Gardens is set in 12 acres and houses approx 400 species of animals. Visitors can see Gorillas, Seals, Penguins, Asiatic Lions and many more besides.
Bristol Aquarium set on the historic Harbour side has undergone a 4 million pound redevelopment, and recreates some of the many marine environments from around the world from coral seas to rainforest pools.
University of Bristol Botanic Garden here visitors can find approx 200 plant families from about 4,500 species of plants from around the world. Visit the glass house and see plants from the Amazonian rainforest.