7 Great Things To Do In North Bristol

Whether you're seeking out delicious dining experiences or exciting activities, our guide to North Bristol has you covered with the top recommendations for fun things to see and do in the area. And if you’re one of our residents at Brabazon - all this is on your doorstep to enjoy!

So, without further ado, here are seven great things to do in Bristol…

1. Go Out For Something To Eat

There are plenty of great places to grab a bite in North Bristol - from large food courts like that in The Mall at Cribbs Causeway to smaller venues, sprinkled all over the area.

For breakfast, whether you’re after a proper full English fix-up or a quick pick-me-up, Boston Tea Party can satisfy all your tea and coffee needs!

At lunch, why not stop at The Clubhouse at Bristol Golf Club for a relaxing atmosphere with great views? Or, if you’re after something more adventurous - Pappu Dosa will invigorate your senses with traditional Indian food.

And whether you’d like to finish the day off with a drink, a romantic late-night meal, or just enjoy some classic dinner food, Las Iguanas, Miller & Carter and Mollie’s will be there for you!

2. Learn Something New

Looking for something different or a new experience? North Bristol offers a variety of opportunities to learn and explore.

Image credit to Aerospace Bristol.

Embark on an animal adventure at the Bristol Zoo Project, where you will encounter fascinating wildlife and immerse yourself in their incredible conservation efforts.

For those with a passion for aviation and engineering, Aerospace Bristol awaits. Delve into the history of flight and marvel at iconic aircraft, from pioneering prototypes to modern marvels.

And with five public libraries in the area, there are also plenty of places for a quiet day with a book in hand, if that is more your thing.

3. Challenge Yourself

Ready to push your limits and embrace adventure? North Bristol offers exhilarating experiences that will test your courage and determination.

Image credit to Danielle Shennan.

Set out on a high-flying adventure at Leap of Faith High Ropes Adventure Centre, where you can conquer towering obstacles and soar through the treetops, with zip lines, rope bridges, and adrenaline-pumping challenges.

Navigate through an array of obstacles inspired by a hit TV show and push yourself to new heights as you tackle the ninja course at Ninja Warrior Bristol.

Seeking a vertical challenge? Head to XHeight Adventure Climb and test your climbing skills on a variety of walls and routes!

4. Play A Game Of…

Looking for some friendly competition and fun-filled excitement? North Bristol offers a variety of gaming experiences to suit every interest and skill level.

For a classic bowling experience with a Hollywood twist, head to Hollywood Bowl Bristol Cribbs Causeway.

Fan of golf? Filton and Bristol Golf Clubs have you covered, while Mr. Mulligans mini golf offers a more colourful and exciting take on the classic!

And for an adrenaline-fuelled gaming experience, look no further than Bristol Activity Centre.

5. Play On Water

Whether you’re trying to make a splash or just cool off on a sunny day, North Bristol offers exciting water-based activities that promise fun for all ages.

Two females laughing and smiling holding large surfboards in the shallows at The Wave surfing lagoonImage credit to The Wave.

At The Wave, you can ride the perfect wave in a safe and controlled environment. Whether you're a seasoned surfer or a first-time rider, this inland surfing destination offers an exhilarating experience for everyone.

For a family day of aquatic thrills and spills, head to West Country Water Park. Dive into crystal-clear waters and zoom down thrilling water slides, or test your balance on inflatable obstacle courses.

If ice is more your style, glide across the frozen surface at Planet Ice Bristol. Lace up your skates and twirl around the rink, or challenge friends to a game of ice hockey.

6. Enjoy The Best That Life Has To Offer

Looking to simply pamper yourself and enjoy the finer things in life? North Bristol offers a wide selection of luxurious experiences to treat yourself and unwind in style.

A large shopping mall with a glass entrance and a cascading outdoor man-made waterfallImage credit to The Mall at Cribbs Causeway.

Experience the magic of the silver screen at Vue Cinema Bristol Cribbs with the latest blockbuster films and a selection of tasty movie snacks.

For a shopping spree like no other, explore the upscale boutiques and designer stores at Cribbs Causeway shopping quarter.

Relax and rejuvenate with a luxurious spa day, complete with pampering massages, revitalizing facials, and soothing treatments at the Aztec Hotel and Spa.

7. Explore Brabazon

Once fully built, Brabazon will be the most exciting new city district in the South West and one of the best places to visit in North Bristol.

The shops, bars and restaurants at Lake Plaza at Brabazon.

You’ll be able to search the shops, grab a bite to eat and relax by the lake on the boardwalk at Brabazon Park, or grab a coffee at the social hub at Hangar 16U. It’s all coming soon to Brabazon.

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