Bristol Ferry Boats: why walk when you can sail?

If you’re planning a visit the South West’s biggest city, the most scenic way to get around is by boat. Explore anywhere along Bristol Floating Harbour, with 17 different stops just a stone’s throw from the city’s best attractions.

Bristol Ferry Boats has been showcasing the city from a different perspective since 1977. Their fleet of blue and yellow boats can take you to the top attractions, including St Nicholas Market, Wapping Wharf, M Shed, We the Curious and Brunel’s glorious SS Great Britain.

Avoid the congestion and noise of Bristol’s busy streets and take a leisurely boat trip through the city’s historic waterways, enjoying views that can only be seen from the water.

Take the waterbus from near Bristol Temple Meads when travelling to the city centre or other harbourside attractions – from the station walk towards the river, following the signs. The service runs 364 days a year. For more information and timetables visit