21 August—18 September 2014

Historical Walk: Old City

Discover a millennium of history on this 1.8 mile walk around the heart of Old Bristol.

Our expert walk leaders will point out locations which saw the birth of the city, its growth and later decline as a major seaport and centre of commerce.  Discover some of the events, people and places that earned the city a place in national history, culture and the arts.

The walk is at a gentle pace on level terrain and is suitable for participants at all levels of physical ability.

Dates
Thursday 21 August
Thursday 18 September

Route
M Shed – King Street – Wine Street – Welsh Back – Queen Square – M Shed

Additional information
Volunteer guides will meet you at M Shed information desk 5-10 minutes before the walk is due to begin. There will be breaks at key locations where the volunteers will point out sites of key interest and talk about their significance. Tours are not suitable for wheelchair users.

Suitable clothing
Although the routes are not strenuous, please be aware that surfaces may be uneven and could be slippery when wet. We strongly recommend that you dress appropriately for the weather with warm/waterproof clothing and comfortable footwear.

For your safety
Please take care when crossing busy roads and always use the designated crossings where indicated. Please be aware of other road users and pedestrians, particularly by leaving space on pavements for people to cross safely.