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Bristol Insight

Unit 4, Avonside Business Park,, Bristol BS2 0UQ, England
+44 117 971 9279
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Didn't do it for me

I generally enjoy bus tours of cities. It's a great way to see a lot of a places quickly, get your... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great bus tour

Good clear and interesting commentary. Nice balance - not too much commentary - just right. Good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“open top bus” (31 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Unit 4, Avonside Business Park,, Bristol BS2 0UQ, England
+44 117 971 9279

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I generally enjoy bus tours of cities. It's a great way to see a lot of a places quickly, get your bearings and learn something at the same time. Have to say this tour just didn't do it for me and it was largely down...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good clear and interesting commentary. Nice balance - not too much commentary - just right. Good whistle stop tour (although you could hop on and hop off if you wanted to).

Thank landt2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour is a really brilliant way to see all of Bristol. Gets you to sights the average tourist maybe wouldn't see. Tour guide Robert and driver Ian was amazing, and had a phenomenal knowledge.

Thank gtravel4298
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this tour on a beautiful sunny Sunday morning and really enjoyed it. I have done bus tours in other places but this was probably the best I have been on. We were greeted by our driver Rob on arrival, no queue behind us...More

Thank BlackWalnut1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the bus tour of Bristol. We went on the bus a few times; firstly we did the full loop, then the other trips we used it to get to and from Clifton. Out tour guide was Barbara who was quite simply amazing. Her knowledge...More

Thank V J
BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I think you've mentioned most of the things we strive to deliver in your feedback, so we're incredibly happy that you enjoyed your trip with us. Thanks again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent way to learn about the history of the city and prioritize which attractions to visit if time is limited. You can hop on and off as often as you like over two consecutive days. We took the whole tour with guides Barbara and...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sunny day for a change so took the bus tour. Ironically enough 1st few seats were covered. Very informative & nice to see sights when on a quick visit. We didn't hop on & off but if we had more time we might have...More

Thank Preston88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a little partial to the tourist buses, often find them a good way to get your bearings round new cities.... this tour was one of the better more informative ones, we had Maggie as the driver (awesome driving skills!!), and Eric who spoke about...More

Thank jo w
BristolOpenTopBuses, Manager at Bristol Insight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review and your lovely comments. We always pass these on to the team. We're very chuffed that you think our open-top tour is one of the most informative you've been on. Thanks again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barbara and staff do a very very friendly, so nice they are!!! We did the boat tour 1st, 1 boat very friendly staff, the 2nd boat not so friendly. They never mentioned any discounts. Then we read on a flyer for the hop on &...More

Thank kckrcc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First trip to Bristol,not much time but so glad we chose to do the open top bus tour. So many sights to see and lots of interesting facts learnt on the way,courtesy of tour guide Simon. Would thoroughly recommend for all ages.

Thank Graham B
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Is there a hop on/off bus and boat tour combined ticket? If so what is the price for senior over 60's?
12 February 2017|
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Response from Lynn H | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get a bus/boat combo ticket but there are no concessions. £19.00 if you book on line and £20.00 on the bus or boat on the day. Well worth doing we had a really good time in Bristol using both means of transport... More
Are the Bus tours running in November
6 November 2016|
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Response from BristolOpenTopBuses | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for the query. Yes - we are running on weekends only during November and December. We have 1 bus running each day and it completes the tour in about 1hr 15 min - 1 hr 30 min. First bus leaves our main stop in the... More
How much is the cost for 3 adults on the open bus to explore Bristol city
15 July 2016|
Response from gginierajcoomar |
No you answer my question.