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Best parks in Bristol

Zoo
“Bristol Zoo is a very good one and is well worth considering if you’re planning a day in NW Bristol. ”
52 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
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“Originally part of the grounds of Leigh Court now open to the public. Range of walks from very easy to really quite strenuous depending on fittnes ”
21 locals recommend
Park
“A quiet sanctuary hidden within bustling central Bristol. Bring monkey nuts to feed the friendly tame squirrels, eat al fresco whilst enjoying the view. Climb Brandon Hill tower and enjoy a 360º view of Bristol and beyond. Free.”
40 locals recommend
Park
“Great for walks or trail biking. This is also where the Bristol balloon festival is as well as various other festivals throughout the year”
22 locals recommend
Park
“A massive, open public space with great views of the Gorge and the suspension Bridge.”
29 locals recommend
Park
“We are a short walk away from St Andrew’s Park which is a landscaped Victorian park with a large paddling pool and children's play area, plus a pop-up cafe. Its famous and gets busy on a sunny weekend as people travel to hang out here! There are buckets and spades by the front door for the large sandpit! Enjoy. ”
27 locals recommend
Park
“It has everything! A skate park, a kids' park, a duck pond, and loads of space! ”
27 locals recommend
Park
“Located between Bristol’s Shopping Quarter and the beautiful Bristol Harbor, Castle Park is a great combination of history and modernity with the remains of the magnificent medieval castle and the hustle and bustle of the nearby town centre. Due to its convenient location, Castle Park offers a great location to take a breath and relax during a busy day of shopping in the city. There are also a number of works of art in the park, including a carved stone throne and a uniquely designed water fountain.”
15 locals recommend
Park
“Such a lovely green space for a walk or a run. At the top of a hill there are some awesome views of Bristol and Brunels world famous suspension bridge! ”
10 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful sunny walks through this lovely valley situated at the back of property. Perfect for pic nics or feeding the ducks. Great park for children also, fitness etc. ”
9 locals recommend
Park
“This is a lovely spot to visit on a sunny day - you can walk the lush castle grounds and the surrounding forest and you can visit the Castle as well, all for free.”
9 locals recommend
Park
“This lovely large park leads on to Snuff Mills, a lovely walking trail along the river Frome.”
12 locals recommend
Park
“Cabot Tower has great views, park is a nice break from the shops in Park Street.”
8 locals recommend
Park
“dogs, football, kites, picnics... big open space with a lovely tree lined path with a cafe in the middle”
6 locals recommend
Plaza
“A magnificent Georgian park area in the heart of Bristol, surrounded by trees and cobbled streets. Nestled amongst Bristol's Harbourside and Old City areas, Queen Square is a popular retreat for nearby workers and visitors to the city who are looking to relax. The square also regularly hosts outdoor theatre, concerts and other major events, all against the backdrop of the magnificent Georgian town houses that dominate views across the square.”
3 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“University research facility that is also open to the public with wonderful green-houses.”
7 locals recommend