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Best Tours and River Cruises In Bristol

We've rounded up the best tours and river cruises in Bristol in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 40 Bristol tours and river cruises to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tours and river cruises we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Cabot Tower Codebreaking Walk

Cabot Tower Codebreaking Walk

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Explore Bristol on a fun puzzle-solving adventure with the Tramble App’s Cabot Tower Codebreaking Walk. Climb to the top of the famous Cabot Tower fo...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

The Bristol Harbourside Treasure Hunt

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Bristol Harbourside Treasure Hunt Trail has more than a few mysteries to solve, and you’re the detectives to crack the code! Begin by downloading...

Kids dressed as pirates at Pirate Petes Walking Tour in Bristol

Pirate Petes Walking Tour

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Pirate Petes Walking Tour A pleasant walk around the quays, discovering Bristols turbulent history, at the harbor side haunts of the pirates and swas...

Canal boat at Bristol Packet Boat Rides

Bristol Packet Boat Rides

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

There are lots of different Bristol Packet Boat Rides to choose from, depending on how long you wish to go for and which additions to the trip you'd...

Passengers on Bristol Ferry Boat Co

Bristol Ferry Boat Co

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Bristol Ferry Boat Co Ever wanted to see Clifton's Suspension Bridge from the water? Ever wondered what wildlife lives around the banks of the river?...

Sunrise at SS Great Britain in Bristol

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  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The SS Great Britain once took passengers from the docks of Britain to Australia to start their new lives. Now you can see it in its Victorian heyday...

Outside view at Curious About Bristol

Curious About Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Curious About Bristol gives an exciting perspective into what makes this cosmopolitan city what it is. Enjoy the walks individually or put them toget...

The Bath Spy Mission Treasure Trail

The Bath Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Join Agent Templeton on The Bath Spy Mission Treasure Trail. See the sites of Bath while cracking  the case of the ballistic buns. Good luck! Sally L...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Portishead Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Portishead
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? This one’s a doozie so get ready to crack codes and solve clues on the Portishead Mystery Treasure Trail. First thin...

Outside view of Bath Abbey on Curious About Bath Spa tour

Curious About Bath Spa

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Bath is an exciting way of discovering how this elegant Edwardian city became what it is today. Enjoy the walks separately, or join the...

Passengers on City Sightseeing Bath Hop on Hop off Tour bus

City Sightseeing Bath Hop on Hop off

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bath is home to an essential slice of literature with a vast, ancient history to boot. Over 36 stops explore its many nooks and crannies on a City Si...

Boats at Bath Electric Boats in Bath

Bath Electric Boats

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Unwind on a relaxing boat tour of Bath and enjoy the beautiful Georgian and Victorian architecture along the historic Kennet and Avon Canal. The peac...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Cheddar Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cheddar
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The hunt for cheesy treasure is on! With its ancient market square, famous limestone gorge and the promise of something yummy to pop on a cracker, th...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

The Wells Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If you're looking for something different to do with the kids, look no further than theWells self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Clear directi...

Map and booklet for Weston-Super-Mare Treasure Trail

Weston-Super-Mare Treasure Trail

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Set in the fun seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare, this 2.5 hour circular self guided walking Trail and treasure hunt is just one of over 30 brilliant...

Two kids sat laughing while doing a Treasure Trails

Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Are you ready for your next mission? Transform a regular day in Cardiff into a real-life adventure with a Spy Mission Treasure Trail! Your kids will...

Map and booklet for The Chippenham Treasure Hunt Trail

The Chippenham Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Chippenham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Are there any pirates in your household? They won’t be able to resist long lost booty up for grabs! See if you can track it down on The Chippenham Tr...

Boys on The Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail

The Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Chippenham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You'll find fantastic family fun on the Lacock self-guided spy mission themed Treasure Trail. As you follow the clear directions around the fixed rou...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

Glastonbury Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Glastonbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If your gang of pirates have a taste for treasure, the Glastonbury Treasure Hunt Trail will be the perfect day out. Just don’t forget your thinking c...

City Sightseeing Cardiff Hop on Hop off Tour bus passes Cardiff Castle

City Sightseeing Cardiff Hop on Hop off Tour

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Wales’ capital city is one of the fastest growing in Europe with loads of attractions specifically tailored for kids. Over 11 stops, explore them all...

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