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Cabot Tower

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Great sight

The sight from above is astounding, thanks also to the magnificent weather we had. The staircase is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roberto B
Terrific views of the city!

Well worth the walk up to see the views of the city, never knew it was so hilly in Bristol! Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gary w
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“worth the climb”(79 reviews)
“narrow steps”(26 reviews)
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Brandon Hill Park, Great George St | Brandon Hill near Park Street in the West End, Bristol BS1 5RR, England
+44 117 926 0767
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 December 2002

If you plan to come to Bristol i definately recomend a trip to cabot tower! it has fantastic views of the entire city and beyond and is situated on brandon hill which is a beautiful park. It's best on a clear day as you can...More

13  Thank Luceeya
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 June 2015

The park is relatively small but nicely landscaped, and the tower is unusual from the outside and from the top provides a 360-degree panorama over Bristol. Be warned that the staircase is narrow, the steps are fairly steep and there are no passing places, so...More

2  Thank Simon C
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All reviews brandon hill worth the climb narrow steps surrounding park degree view lovely park highest point coming down well worth the effort john cabot great views of bristol sunny day free attraction viewing platform city centre nice walk ss great britain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sight from above is astounding, thanks also to the magnificent weather we had. The staircase is quite narrow so you have to be aware of other people coming in the opposite direction. The price (free!) makes for a mandatory visit if you are in...More

Thank Roberto B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the walk up to see the views of the city, never knew it was so hilly in Bristol! Very close to the city centre so an easy walk to get to, just up from the university.

Thank gary w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with my boyfriend and spent ages in the tower just looking over the city. There's a little garden area around it and a hill side that you can sit along to look over Hotwells area. Cute little date idea

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cabot Tower was another lovely surprise as we were wandering around Bristol. Perched at the top of a hill and free to enter, you're rewarded after the climb with panoramic views of the city. It's in a lovely location in a park close to Harbourside...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower is in a park right in the city centre so easy to get to on foot. Bware the steep clim up the hill to get to the tower ... and then then spiral staircase within the tower. First stage goes about three quarters...More

Thank ThisGuyLovesTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views of Bristol and good exercise at the same time, what's not to love? The park (Brandon Hill) is also a great place for a picnic and walk.

Thank LondonGirl0000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go there and check the Cabot Tower out ! On the top of the hill, it gives a wonderful view of Bristol !

Thank PM G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place could do with a little more information provided regarding its history but it's well worth a visit. The views are great and there is a landmark indicator to give you reference points around the city.

Thank adam015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cabot Tower has amazing views from the top even if the walk up the hill & the stairs being quite narrow. Don't recommend going up the tower if you're really afraid of Heights.

Thank ImogenReeves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a place to have a 360 ° panorama on the city, this place is for you ! The view was amazing !

Thank Keiih
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Jayne S
13 November 2018|
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Response from chris2050 | Reviewed this property |
We walked to it from the centre of Bristol. It’s free to get in. Lots of fairly steep steps to the top of the tower but so worth it for the amazing views. Enjoy.
11 February 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how fast and fit you are. Probably on average 10 to 15 minutes would be about right but if I was you I wouldn't rush. It's an old building and the steps are not as even as they are in a modern building. It's... More