There is no better way to discover and explore the historic and vibrant City of Bristol than on foot. Few other cities in Britain can boast such a treasure chest of wonderful sights and fascinating places of interest.
Bristol is said to have been founded by two Gaulish chiefs in 390BC. The city grew up in the aftermath of the Norman Conquest and has a rich maritime and cultural history. Today, old and new blend perfectly to give Bristol a very distinctive character that has established it as one of Britain’s most attractive cities.
This website contains a range of superb walks which will help you experience the very best of Bristol – ancient sites, historic buildings and churches, art galleries and museums, magnificent architecture, cobbled streets, restaurants and pavement cafés, stunning views and more. Plus, you’ll be getting one of the very best forms of exercise into the bargain!
Walk over Brunel’s awe-inspiring Clifton Suspension Bridge, or take a different route and enjoy breathtaking views of the bridge from the nearby ‘Camera Obscura’. Visit the SS Great Britain, the world’s first ever iron passenger liner and walk round the same docks where ships, such as The Matthew, first sailed to the new colonies.