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“bus tour”(51 reviews)
“open top bus”(39 reviews)
“live commentary”(21 reviews)
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Unit 4, Avonside Business Park,, Bristol BS2 0UQ, England
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+44 117 971 9279
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All reviews bus tour open top bus live commentary hop on hop driver mike complete circuit top deck great overview of the city your bearings ss great britain clifton suspension bridge informative commentary combo ticket great tour road works day pass points of interest
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great deal of fun on this Twilight/ Christmas Bus Tour around Bristol City Highlights and thoroughly recommend it for both adults and children. Our Guide, who I think was Father Christmas -was both jolly and knew a host of interesting facts about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank T F
BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback about your Twilight tour with us, and we're really glad to hear you enjoyed it. It's probably our favourite time of the year, and such a fun thing to do. And what a coup - Father Christmas...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour - luckily the weather was perfect and blankets were provided to keep out the cold as we wanted to see everything from the top deck. It was very relaxing to look down on traffic and shopping crowds but be above...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heatheronhertravels
BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, and we're really pleased to hear you enjoyed your time on the bus. With Guides on all of our buses, we really believe it is the best way to see the city and get your bearings,...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Best way to check out any unfamiliar city and this tour did not disappoint. Local guides with personal knowledge of the city and its history; however useful a handheld audio guide might be you can't ask it questions! Great way to decide what to explore...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to leave a review, and we're glad you enjoyed your time on the bus touring Bristol. We're proud of the fact that we have live Guides on all of our buses, and they are a great bunch who bring their...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Strolling around the city we came across the tour bus and decided to pop on. We were greeted by Elizabeth the driver and a fleece blanket, we bravely headed upstairs. Chris was our tour guide a lovely bubbly lady with plenty of knowledge about Bristol...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruthlou
BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We'll be sure to pass on a copy to Elizabeth and Chris.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Took my Mum on Bristol Tour, had such a good day and our tour guide Andy, really made it. Made the tour fun and interesting, great knowledge on a lovely city! Fab day out would and highly recommend. Thanks Andy! 😀 Kelly & Jeannette

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Today we did both tours in Bristol, we had our dog Arthur with us. He was made most welcome, Elizabeth was our driver and Chris was our guide. She was full of allsorts of information about what we were seeing - we learnt a lot....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angie C
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

First time in Bristol, so took this tour as a reconnaissance. Absolutely brilliant! Our guide was amazingly knowledgeable, the tour was a comprehensive hour and ten minutes, and Bristol looked great in the autumn sun. Clifton suspension bridge is an awesome sight.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Went on the bus tour with my parents, despite having lived in the city for over a year and my parents visiting on numerous occasions during this time. The bus gives you a great vantage point - one you don't get walking or in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Took the last tour of the day in a Sunday so we didn’t hop on/ off but we thoroughly enjoyed it. The tour guide was extremely knowledgable & humorous & the driver very competent & respectful. Great insight into the history of Bristol, would definitely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This tour is definitely a 'must' if you are visiting Bristol. Our tour guide Eric was brilliant and pointed us in the right direction when we hopped off the bus in Clifton village. The 2 day ticket is good value as you also get discounts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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We bought ours over the internet.
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Response from T1m0te1 | Reviewed this property |
A quick google reveals that the Insight website says £40 for a family (2 adults, 3 children) which is valid for two consecutive days, and the SS Great Britain is £37 for the same size family, valid for one year.
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