5 July 2022

Historical Walk: Floating Harbour

Join our expert guides as they take you on a trip into Bristol’s old docklands, pointing out its maritime heritage and supplementing the tour with a wealth of fascinating photographs and maps.

Upcoming dates

  • Tuesday 5 July, 10.30am
  • Tuesday 2 August, 10.30am
  • Tuesday 6 September, 10.30am
  • Tuesday 4 October, 10.30am
  • Tuesday 1 November, 10.30am
  • Tuesday 6 December, 10.30am


M Shed – Floating Harbour – The New Cut – M Shed

Read more about the Floating Harbour walk on our blog.

Additional information
To stay safe and help prevent the spread of COVID-19, please follow government guidelines. 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. The majority of the tour is suitable for wheelchairs but some areas may be difficult to navigate.

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.