With Easter just around the corner, it’s time to plan for the long bank holiday weekend ahead. Bristol is buzzing with activities during this time, offering something for everyone. If you’re unsure where to start, we’ve compiled a list of fantastic events and experiences you can get involved in, in and around the city…

Guided Walk at Westonbirt Arboretum

Explore the breath-taking beauty of the Old Arboretum with knowledgeable volunteers leading the way. Spring is a brilliant time to visit the Arboretum as you can enjoy the greenery in full bloom! 

City Dock Tours with Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Embrace the warmer weather with an outdoor adventure along Bristol’s Floating Harbour. Delve into the rich history and vibrant culture of the city on this 45-minute tour, accompanied by a tour guide.

Avon Gorge Cruise with Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Whilst we’re on the topic of boat trips…Treat yourself to spectacular views of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and Avon Gorge on a relaxing cruise downstream towards the Bristol Channel. Pack a picnic or indulge in onboard refreshments from the fully licensed bar.

The Wizard of Oz at The Bristol Hippodrome

Fancy a day at the theatre? Step into the magical world of Oz with Dorothy, Toto, and friends in this enchanting theatre production at Bristol’s iconic hippodrome.

Intimate Piano Concert: Tribute to Studio Ghibli

Immerse yourself in the melodies of Studio Ghibli’s most beloved compositions with a live performance tribute. Experience the magic of Joe Hisaishi’s music as it brings the imaginary worlds of Hayao Miyazaki to life.

Group Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Bristol

Soar above Bristol in a hot air balloon for fabulous aerial views of the city. Choose between sunrise or sunset flights and celebrate your adventure with a glass of bubbly.

Paddle-boarding Harbourside Adventure

Get involved in a stand-up paddleboarding excursion with SUP Bristol and discover Bristol’s floating harbour from a unique perspective.

If you’re fancying some foodie plans, be sure to check out our Bristol’s best restaurants blog for our top recommendations. And for those in the mood for spring shopping, check out our Bristol shopping blog.

For more recommendations and updates on what’s happening in Bristol, visit the news section on our Urban Apartments website. 

We hope you enjoy these suggestions and have a fantastic Easter weekend!

Published: 25.03.24 by Phoebe Clutton