Bordering Gloucestershire and Somerset, Bristol is a huge city which is densely populated. You can get the best deals in Bristol whether be it for shopping, hotel accommodations or booze in your pub crawl. Making Bristol your destination for a stag weekend is guaranteed to promise lots of fun, music and the arts in style. The city is saturated with places to see and visit but does not forget the modern conveniences the tourists seek. All the perfect ingredients for a dream stag do!
Due to the major tourist attractions saturated in the city centre with accessibility only to pedestrians, Bristol is best navigated on foot. However, you can also rent a bike to make your way around the city as there are a huge number of pavements designated specially for biking. For a relaxing experience to fuel your stag weekend in Bristol, you can try taking the boat ferries that bring you reliably around the city and to some of its attractions. Taking a taxi and using bus services are not really recommended because the taxis in Bristol are fairly expensive while the buses are not really reliable which might cause you to waste precious time as they have large time intervals between each bus service.
Must See/Must Do:
There are so many places to see and so many things to do that you can be sure that a stag weekend in Bristol will never be just about the wild stag night out. These are just some of the numerous must see or must do in Bristol.
• Visit the spectacular Clifton Suspension Bridge
• Go for a walk with Pirate Pete staring either from the Millennium or the Anchor Square
• Explore the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery at the West End
• Join in the fun at any of the festivals held in Bristol throughout the year
• If you fancy a play, catch one at the Tobacco Factory Theater
• Shop till you drop at the Cabot Circus
• Round up some fresh products at Bristol Farmers Market
History and Culture:
In the early 1400’s, Bristol was already one of the largest medieval cities in England but after the Industrial Revolution, Bristol was stripped of its prosperity and always seen as a lesser cousin to the nearby city of Bath. However today, we can see Bristol’s growth as a maritime city to a thriving arts hub with the influx of multiple cultural influences. It has also grown towards an inclination for going green and is currently campaigning to win recognition as an EU’s Green Capital City. The city loves to party and that is why you can never see a lack of festivals and parades in this Bristolian metropolitan.
With a huge student population in the city, you can be sure that the streets of Bristol are decked with trendy bars, chic cafes, contemporary pubs and extravagant super clubs to cater to every individual needs. The main clubbing actions are focused in mainly three areas: Park Street, Corn Street and the Harborside. If you are looking for a huge venue to stage your wild stag party, you can consider the Syndicate and the Oceana where all the drop-dead gorgeous girls will station themselves. Having a huge reputation for underground rave parties, Bristol is a bustling city that never sleeps. If you are looking for a more traditional feel to your stag night, hitting the area around the Central Docks will certainly find you a pub to catch your eye. There is a growing plethora of nightspots in Bristol that only seeing them for yourself in person will do justice to this top city of partying.
Eating & Drinking:
Being such a big and varied multicultural city, Bristol simply offers endless possibilities for your dining experience. You name it, Bristol has it all, in the multitude of restaurants and eateries that serve hearty and tasty food. Try the food aisle in St. Nicholas market if you are on a budget or splurge on a high-end dinner at the Italian-themed Casamia, the only restaurant to be awarded a Michelin Star in Bristol. You can also be sure to get lots of ciders at the various pubs in the city which will guarantee to have your cravings satisfied.
In the sporting scene, Bristol has quite a number of prominent amateur sports clubs as well as professional teams across various team sports. If you enjoy soccer, catch the Bristol City FC in action to kick start a great stag weekend in Bristol.