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The Architecture Centre
Narrow Quay
BS1 4QA

Fri 13 Sep 2019
08:00 - 17:00
Book on Bristol Open Doors webpage

£5 / £2

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BUS TOUR: FROM THE UPPER DECK

ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE BUS TOUR

What is the best way to see a city? To learn about a city? Bristol, by all accounts, is a beautiful place to take a walk. However, there are some things we miss if we forget to look up.

Bristol has a long industrial history that has led to the development of some magnificent architecture and a rich history in science, technology and engineering infrastructure.

 

THE TOUR: All aboard this Bristol Insight bus to discover Bristol’s hidden architectural and engineering gems! View the city with new eyes on this unique engineer-led tour.

 

SATURDAY ROUTE
Starting point: Bus layby in Explore Lane- best postcode BS1 5TY
 Learn about the history of engineering in the centre of Bristol. Travel down Anchor Road for views of the harbour, the SS Great Britain and Clifton Suspension Bridge, and more!

 

SUNDAY ROUTE
Starting point: Bottom of Stokes Croft, Bus layby outside Mickleburgh Musical Instruments, BS1 3PL
 Learn about the modern engineering of Bristol, from Filton Airfield, Aerospace and Rolls Royce, to the significance of Duchess Lake and the BT tower.

 

To book, visit the Bristol Open Doors webpage:  www.bristolopendoors.org.uk/events/from-the-upper-deck/

*Weather* This is an open top bus, so please do dress appropriately for the weather. Come rain, come shine!

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