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Bristol Insight

#4 of 48 Tours in Bristol
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Address: Unit 4, Avonside Business Park,, Bristol BS49 4QU, England
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+44 117 403 1994
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We run the City's bright red open top buses which offer a quality...

We run the City's bright red open top buses which offer a quality sightseeing service of Bristol. All our commentary is provided by real guides (not a headphone in sight!) who are local and have a passion for their city. Their commentary is a mix of information, entertainment and humour. The attractions and main places of interest in Bristol cover a good-sized geographical area, and our buses offer an easy, convenient and affordable way to get about.The Hop On, Hop off ticket is a major advantage for those who wish to get off and explore the city.

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The wheels on the bus go round and round Bristol

What an interesting tour this was,. we had only the day to see as much as possible of Bristol, when we came across "In Sight open top bus tours" , two extremely helpful ladies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jdianawilson
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an interesting tour this was,. we had only the day to see as much as possible of Bristol, when we came across "In Sight open top bus tours" , two extremely helpful ladies Barbara & Elizabeth suggested the tour which is just over an hour , (giving us lots of information before we even boarded the bus ) Marion... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I and 3 friends(mature) have just used this bus to get around Bristol. Simon Fish was our guide. He was extremely informative, helpful and clearly spoken. He came out with different facts each time we used the bus. Definitely would recommend this tour. we booked online wich gave us a small saving. We then booked ss Great Britain with our... More 

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very good choice. Returned to Bristol after being there as student in early 1970s. Bus tour with good and sometimes provocative commentary. Greta way to get some feeling for this city seemingly in constant change. Concession rates for us at £13 each. Ticket lasts two days. We used it to get us back to our hotel in... More 

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Oxford, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Bristol for a half day; thought the bus trip would give an overview. Just caught last but one bus from behind the tourist information office. We could not hop on and off. Still it met our expectations well. Anyhow weather was good and we sat upstairs. The town is already pretty impressive, but the commentary by simon... More 

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Thank Terry L
Birmingham
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanting a quick but thorough overview of Bristol after visiting the wonderful SS Great Britain, though without too much walking as I was accompanying my (almost) 90-year-old mum, I pre-booked us onto a Bristol Insight bus tour. Well worth pre-booking online as it saved us a few quid. Having parked at the car park beside the Great Britain - a... More 

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London
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good informative tour which gave us a good sense of the city having never visited Bristol before. At £15 for an hour - if you go all the way around it is not particularly cheap but you can then hop on and off that day and the next day too, so that's where it comes it really handy.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and 4 other blokes with Pensions were spending a few days in Bristol Walking and sightseeing. We chose to ride the Open Top Buss as a way of familiarising ourselves with the City in a short space of time. It worked well by doing the full circuit and over the next couple of days hopping on and off at... More 

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BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we're happy to hear you enjoyed it! We'll pass on your thanks to Barbara too! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my experience. The guide was very informative, the cost was very reasonable and I loved that they provided you with a blanket to keep cosy whilst sitting outside. It made the journey more enjoyable.

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Cookstown, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

did the open top bus tour during our recent stay in Bristol...good commentary and good to hear all about the area...we paid £15 each but if you plan to go book online before hand for discount.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since this was my first visit to Bristol, I made plans at the tourist information office to take the open-top Bristol Insight tour first thing in the morning. All the staff were friendly and helpful, and I ended up riding for two days in a row. While it was a bit cold, they do have blankets that they can lend... More 

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BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving a review, and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your time onboard! We hope that our ticket, which is valid for 2 consecutive days as you say, gives passengers the opportunity to do exactly what you did - enjoy the tour commentary on a whole tour then use the ticket to hop-on and off at different places... More 

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