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Bristol is a lively city with a long maritime heritage. Visit the vibrant docks areas and see the SS Great Britain, M Shed Museum and travel around on the frequent water ferries. Something for all the family!

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Sailing from: Cumberland Basin. Ship departs from the lock closest to the Avon Gorge.

Postcode: BS1 6XN

Access: 

By road:
From north/east of Bristol: M4 Junction 19/ M32/ A38 and A4 towards Ashton Avenue or via Cumberland Road.
 From Wales: M4
 and M49 to Portway/A4 in Bristol. Take the A4 exit from M5 and continue.

Car parking: 

Various car parks at and around the Cumberland Basin and Bristol City Centre including the Create Centre car park. Parking on surrounding roads is limited on week days due to it being a Residents Parking Zone.*

* Please note: Our sailings from Bristol are often very busy and parking close to the ship may not be readily available - please arrive in good time.

Public transport: 
Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station (1 mile) – bus service or taxi to Cumberland Basin from station.
Local bus stops: Harbour, Smeaton Road and Hotwells, Merchants Road.

Please use http://www.travelinesw.com/
to plan your journey.

Additional local information: VisitBristol Tourist Information Centre Tel: 0906 711 2191

 

    Cruise 3 Rivers & 5 Bridges: Avon, Severn & Wye [coach return from Clevedon]
    Cruise under Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge & up the scenic Avon Gorge on your way from Bristol. Sail under the Avonmouth M5 Bridge into the River Severn & under both Severn Bridges before squeezing under the motorway bridge to enter the River Wye. A Classic afternoon cruise! On return, passengers disembark at Clevedon Pier for inclusive coach to Bristol.
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    Cruise 3 Rivers & 5 Bridges: Avon, Severn and Wye [coach return from Clevedon]
    Cruise under Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge & up the scenic Avon Gorge on your way from Bristol. Sail under the Avonmouth M5 Bridge into the River Severn & under both Severn Bridges before squeezing under the motorway bridge to enter the River Wye. A Classic afternoon cruise! On return, passengers disembark at Clevedon Pier for inclusive coach to Bristol.
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    Cruise River Avon, Clifton Suspension Bridge & to off Weston super Mare [coach return from Clevedon]
    Join the ship at Bristol Cumberland Basin to sail under Brunel's iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, through the glorious Avon Gorge and up the River Avon. Continue on board to cruise down the Somerset Coast to off Weston-super-Mare before docking at Clevedon's elegant Victorian Pier. Passengers disembark at Clevedon for inclusive coach return to Bristol.
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    Cruise Bristol City Docks to M-Shed [one-way]
    The very last trip of the 2017 season! This is a special opportunity to board Balmoral at Bristol Cumberland Basin and sail through Bristol City Docks to end at the ship's winter berth – outside MShed in the city centre. Please note: this is a one-way journey!
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