Soak up Bristol’s vibrant harbourside in summer


Bristol Harbour comes alive in the summer so spend your city break eating local food by the water or taking in the atmosphere whilst paddleboarding.

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Bristol is famous for its maritime history and the ‘floating harbour’, which runs through the city, is still at the heart of it all.

The water is best enjoyed in the summer, when the area is alive with the buzz of Sunday markets, waterside restaurants and bars and a whole host of sports and activities including yachting, paddleboarding, cycling and rowing.

Stroll around the water’s edge and you will find world-class attractions such as Brunel’s ss Great Britain, At-Bristol Science Centre, Bristol Aquarium and M Shed. Or just let the world pass you by, watching the boats head in and the swans swim past whilst dangling your feet over the edge with a cold glass of cider in hand.

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