Bristol Cathedral

Bristol cathedral external view

Step inside Bristol's stunning Cathedral on College Green, which dates back to the 12th Century. Bristol Cathedral boasts the tallest choir arches in England, towering at 50ft high. Join in daily services or simply admire the beautiful architecture.

Website: Bristol Cathedral

Services: Any bus to the centre, it's a short walk towards Park Street.

Clifton Observatory

bristol camera obscura distant view

An iconic landmark with views across the Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Clifton Observatory is home to the 360 café, a museum featuring a rare Victorian-era Camera Obscura, and the atmospheric and mythical Giant’s Cave.

Website: Clifton Observatory

Services: Catch service 8, get off at Clifton Down Road - it's a short walk away.

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Collections of Art, Nature and History all within a beautiful building. Free Entry!

Website: Bristol Museum

Services: 1, 2, 4, 8, 72

The Jane Austen Centre

Set in a classically decorated Georgian townhouse, the Centre celebrates Bath’s most famous resident. It explores how the city of Bath impacted upon Jane Austen’s life and writing while offering a look at what it would have been like to live in Regency times.

Website: Jane Austen Centre

Services: All services to Bath city centre, including Park & Ride services.


A centre for international contemporary arts based on Bristol’s harbourside. Arnolfini is dedicated to producing and presenting visual arts, performance, dance, film, music, events and workshops, welcoming a broad and diverse audience of all ages. Entrance to exhibitions is free. There is also a great independent bookshop and harbourside bar.

Website: Arnolfini 

Services: All services to Bristol city centre

Wells Cathedral

Built between 1175 and 1490 this is the earliest English Cathedral to be built in the Gothic style. Wells Cathedral is one of the most attractive and greatest architectural treasures in the area with amongst other things it’s iconic West Front and one of the largest collections of historic stained glass in the country. Free daily tours are available but make a donation if you can to help with the maintenance and restoration of this magnificent building.

Website: Wells Cathedral

Services: All services into Wells, the bus station is a short walk away

The Bishop’s Palace & Gardens

This stunning medieval palace, along with its 14 acres of RHS partner gardens also includes the award-winning Bishop’s Table, a cafe with a view like no other. There is something for the whole family with the palace surrounded by a breath-taking moat where the resident swans ring a bell when they want food and The Dragon’s Lair interactive discovery area.

Website: Bishop's Palace

Services: All services into Wells, the bus station is a short walk away