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Bristol Insight

#5 of 47 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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Excellent way to see the sights of Bristol

Enjoyed our open top bus trip even though it was a bit cold The tour was interesting and as I am deaf was lovely to be able to read about the points of interest from the leaflet... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet F
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Bracknell, England, United Kingdom

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Bracknell, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our open top bus trip even though it was a bit cold The tour was interesting and as I am deaf was lovely to be able to read about the points of interest from the leaflet that was given to me by the driver..Excellent service

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1 Thank Janet F
BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely review Janet. We're pleased you enjoyed your trip with us and that you found the printed information about our trip around Bristol interesting. More 

WEST YORKS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tend to undertake a bus tour whenever we visit a new place and we have to say this was one of the best we have ever undertaken. The tour guide, Dom , was superb however his colleagues who we had on subsequent hop-on/ off trips during the next 36 hours were also good. The range of information was very... More 

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BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your time with us. It's so lovely to hear you think ours was the best bus tour you have taken so far - high praise indeed! We'll be sure to pass on your lovely comments to Dom and the rest of our team who were out on the bus this... More 

Llawhaden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went on the open top bus tour with Maggie the driver and Dom as tour guide. Fantastic 75min tour with loads of historical information that opened our eyes to Bristols history. Dom was a gem and if ever they need a voice over for Wallace then he's your man ! ( more cheese gromit ) brilliant and thankyou both

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We hired a private trip from Bristol City Centre to the church and back again, all our guests had a fantastic time! The team made the organising of the trip so easy and enjoyable (Mary and Vanessa you were great) plus the driver and host were brilliant, lovely and good fun they made sure our guests had the best time.... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Did this full tour of all the city's highlights from an open-top bus. The tour guide was really excellent, and it's the makings of the tour to hear the historical reference for each landmark,mounting things into perspective. Highly recommended to visit this beautiful city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great way to see the sights of Bristol is from an open top bus. The drivers were helpful and friendly and the guides very informative with excellent local knowledge and happy to answer any questions. You can hop on and off at 19 stops around Bristol with the guides telling you places of interest at each stop. Good value... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great way to see the sights and learn some interesting facts about Bristol. The route included Clifton Village and the tickets were 'hop-on hop-off'. Our guide was very friendly and approachable; overall, I thought that this company's customer service was nothing short of excellent. I had a query about tickets I had bought online and the very... More 

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bristol
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We live locally but had never done this tour before. It was an interesting and enjoyable tour and kept 12 and 15 year old interested learning about their local city. It is on the pricey side - £44 for family ticket. Although you can use on second day. I think it offers discount at local attractions.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you want to see Bristol properly and learn about it and get lots of tips on where to go then hop on. Really good value as ticket was for two days and allowed us to see so much more. Guides Marion and Tom were amazing as were our lovely drivers. Highly recommend getting off at Clifton and we visited... More 

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BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, and for your kind comments about our team - we'll be sure to pass these on to Marion & Tom. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your time in Bristol, and particularly your time with us. Thanks again! More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent way to see all the sights from an open top bus and then decide where you want to "hop on hop off" to explore in more detail. The ticket allows any number of trips and is valid for a second consecutive day at no extra charge. Great tour guides give a running commentary as you travel. Highly recommended.

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