The Cabot Tower was built in the 1890s to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the journey of John Cabot from Bristol to land in which later became Canada. The tower is Read more [...]
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Bristol day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Bristol activity.
The Bristol Theatre Royal was built during 1764–66 and now the oldest continually operating theatre in England. The Coopers’ Hall, built 1743–44, was incorporated as the theatre’s foyer during 1970–72. Read more [...]
M Shed is a museum, telling the story of Bristol, exploring the city’s history from prehistoric times to the 21st century. There are working exhibits on the harbourside including steamboats, Read more [...]
Bristol Cathedral has been a place of peace and prayer since the 12th Century. In 1148 Robert Fitzhardinge founded the Abbey of St. Augustine. The Chapter House and Abbey Gatehouse Read more [...]
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery is an outstanding museum and well worth visiting. It houses collections from all over the world. Children love this museum as there are family friendly Read more [...]
Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate features a 19th century mansion, set in 400 acres of parkland. Discover everyday objects from centuries past, including Victorian toilets and baths, kitchen and Read more [...]
Ashton Court has been the site of a manor house since the 11th century, and has been developed by a series of owners since then. The house stands within a Read more [...]