Bristol: St. Nicholas Market and Air Raid Shelter Tour

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Discover England's finest covered market on this guided tour of St. Nicholas Market and go on a subterranean adventure into Bristol's biggest public air raid shelter.

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  • Bristol's only subterranean tour!
  • Explore our amazing Air Raid Shelter alongside your guide in WW2 costume!
  • Travel back in time through 1,000 years of Bristol's trading history!
  • Pick up some sweet and savory treats at the vibrant St. Nicholas Market
  • See rooms which once rocked to the best bands in the 1960s


Your local guide will take you on a magical tour from Bristol's Saxon origins to the city's vibrant present! Enjoy privileged access to subterranean passageways, rooftop vistas, WW11 air raid shelters and rooms that once rocked to the best bands of the 1960s. Your tour begins outside the main entrance of the Corn Exchange. You'll then stroll through ancient streets to see WW2 Blitz damage, spectacular architecture, learn about Bristol's trading past! After discovering the highlights of the old town, your guide will lead you beneath the streets for a subterranean adventure through Bristol's biggest public air raid shelter. A complete time capsule and hidden gem! This unique tour gives you exclusive access to areas of the city that are usually unavailable to the public. You'll be moved, fascinated, and amazed by the WW2 Air Raid Shelter which remains as a Bristol's best kept secret. You might even meet Margaret — our friendly ghost! Your guide will keep you informed and entertained until lunchtime when you can then sample the delights of St. Nicholas Market and the finest street food in Bristol. Grab some fun souvenirs while you're there!


Guided tour Entry to the WW2 Air Raid Shelter Entry to exclusive areas of the Corn Exchange

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