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Bristol's Self-Guided Cross-Harbor Craft Beer Tour

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Explore Bristol and its craft beer scene with this unique self-guided walking tour. At your starting point, you will be given your welcome envelope with a map, tokens, written instructions and interesting facts about Bristol's past.
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  • Enjoy seven delicious locally brewed craft beers and real ales, all included in the price
  • Stop at four very different, lovely venues for your beers
  • See Bristol's historic harbor on foot and from the water (ferry included) and marvel at two beautiful ships with fascinating pasts
  • View lots of brilliant street art: pass a hidden Banksy and the center of where Upfest, Europe's largest street art festival is held
  • Visit two traditional pubs, a brewery tap room and a bar full of curiosities
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Start at The Three Tuns, a traditional pub with loads of history. Introduce yourself and the friendly bar staff will give you your welcome envelope with a map, tokens, written instructions and interesting facts about the sights you will pass on your tour. Along the route you'll have a range of styles to choose from, such as Pale Ales, Stouts, Porters, IPA's and traditional bitters.

Then, make your way to the historic docks, cross the harbor on a ferry, look at the SS Great Britain and a Banksy as you pass by before taking another beer or cider stop at a traditional pub. At a brewery tap room, choose from a selection of delicious beers that have all been brewed right there on location.

Your last beer stop is a lovely bar full of curiosities, this bar stocks a great range of beers brewed in Bristol. Finish at the Wapping Wharf, where you can see a replica of the ship sailed from Bristol to North America. Take this tour at your own pace, stopping to look at the sights, take time out for lunch.
  • Seven locally produced beers or ciders, in either half-pint or 3rd-pint measures
  • Your fare for the cross-Harbor ferry
  • A bowl of nuts in the 2nd pub

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Meeting point

Introduce yourself to the bar staff on arrival in this pub to receive your welcome envelope.

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• You'll be walking for up to fifteen minutes between stops, so if you struggle to walk that far then this tour is not suitable for you
• Well-behaved dogs that are kept under control are welcome to come along with you
• The venues have the right to refuse you entry and/or alcohol if they deem your behavior to be unacceptable, you don't have to drink all the beers just because they're included
• The first and fourth stops serve meals that you can buy, all venues serve bar snacks and you will pass plenty of other places to stop and eat if needed
• The tour also ends in a great area for food options, any food or extra drinks other than those stated on your welcome literature will be chargeable

From US$ 25.67 per person

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Product ID: 278762