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Bristol Highlights Walk
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Discovering about Brunel, Banksy and other street artists, Piracy and Blackbeard, the historic harbour, the merchants of Bristol and the Slave Trade. The walk will take in Millennium Square, Bristol Cathedral, Park Street, street art by Banksy...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Tourist Information Centre 1 Canons Road | E Shed, 1 Canons Road, Bristol BS1 5TX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At only 6 GBP, this might be the best bargain in the UK. Bristol has a fascinating and our Blue Badge guide Robert was just as fascinating. He very ably led us around the city, filling the time with interesting stories and historical anecdotes. Although...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Eric for your extremely kind review. I remember you well and perhaps because the group was relatively small with a total of five adults, there was a nice interaction between you all, something which does not always happen with a larger group. As...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

On our first visit to Bristol we enjoyed this great tour. The information given was very diverse (e.g. historical facts on the cathedral; street art; slavery; the harbour etc.) and explained to us in a very clear way by Robert. We were lucky to have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you very much for leaving your kind review. As a guide in both Bristol and Bath for the last three years I have been very lucky to meet interesting and engaging people from all around the world. Our history in Bristol as a port...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Thanks for the interesting Walking Tour through Bristol. The tour was scheduled for 2 hours and took nearly 3 hours, but each single minute was it worth to listen. Very interesting, a lot of details, historical correlations, presented in a entertaining way.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. I am so pleased that you found the walking tour interesting and I hope you very much enjoyed your time in Bristol. Thank you again for your nice review. It is much appreciated. Robert Collin

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Robert is an exceptionally knowledgeable guide. His depth of knowledge about Bristol and his clear passion for the City are impressive and infectious. The pace is gentle with nothing too hilly and frequent stops. Robert took the time to speak individually to all the tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you so much for your recommendation in regard to this Bristol Highlights Walk. It was a pleasure to guide you and the group. Everyone within the group interacted well and there was a very nice rapport throughout. Thank you again very much for your...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If in doubt do book this waking tour! Having never visited Bristol before, it was amazing to see it and find out vast amounts of history. Robert’s knowledge is out of this world especially about the slave trade! We were walking for well over 2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you Victoria for your very positive review. I am so pleased that you found the walk interesting and informative. Bristol is a great city and it has a long history as a port. I do hope you have the chance to visit us again...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

I have visited Bristol several times in the past but Robert, our guide told and showed me so much more than I had ever known before. he is so obviously in love with the city that his enthusiasm is catching. There was much about the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Amazing value guided walk. Do it at the start of your visit, to get orientated and get a feel for the rich history & lively current activities. The guide was very knowledgable, enthusiastic & engaging, and happy to take questions and explain his perspective on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comments and recommendation. Bristol has a very interesting history with a thousand years as a port, and is a great place to live and work, but as with British history, there are aspects of Bristol history relating to...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

My friends and I were visiting Bristol and wanted to know more about the history of the city. Robert was a most informative guide, who knew his subject well. A must for anyone interested in the diverse history of the city and who enjoys a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to provide your positive review. Your comments are much appreciated. Robert Collin

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Our guide was engaging and informative. The walk was over two and a half hours and took in all the main points of interest. We dodged some light showers which is a natural hazard of the outdoor walk. A great way to get under the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Many thanks Andrew for taking the time to leave your comments and positive feedback. Much appreciated. Robert Collin

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Very interesting tour with our guide Robert. He gave us a lively picture of Bristol‘s history. He helped us to forget the cold temperatures with his extensive knowledge and his humorous manner.More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Robert C, Manager at Bristol Highlights Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review and am very pleased that you enjoyed the Bristol walking tour. The group of 15 on the tour which included yourselves from Germany and others from Holland, Switzerland, Poland and the UK were a pleasure to guide....More

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