Queen Square, Bristol

Queen Square is an open space with level lawns surrounded by trees in the centre of Bristol city. It occupies 2.4 hectares of the city’s land. The square is commonly used by locals and workers of the city as a relaxing area. The place is always cool with fresh air to offer various events such as outdoor theatre and cinema, business exhibitions, music events and much more.

History

The area that Queen Square is located was a marshland and it was the city’s dumping site. In 1622, the place was remodeled with tree lined promenade space for recreational activities, storing gunpowder, hanging pirates, playing bowls and throwing rubbish.

Early 18th century, new constructions began in the city Queen square being among the first to be completed. In October 1831, the city was swept away by violent riots. The Bishops Palace, Custome House, Mayoral Mansion House and other up to a hundred buildings were burned to the ground. Hundreds of protestors were killed during the riots leaving others in prison. Rebuilding of the Queen Square took place over the next 80 years.

Top things to do in Queen Square

  • Bristol scavenger hunt
  • Self guided audio walking tour.
  • Private self guided hunt around Bristol.
  • Guided walking tour of Bristol harbour and old city

Major Attractions

Bristol Zoo

It is a conservation place for conserving threatened species and education charity. The variety of animals they take care of is pretty good.

Grand Pier

The Grand pier has been destroyed by fire twice in 1930 and 2008. The Pier is covered and there are no chances of bad weather distracting you. Plenty of activities are done here leaving kids amused.

Ship SS Great Britain

It’s a museum ship built by Engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1843. It is well reserved and looked after. It is such an amazing ship and many things to see and learn.

Clifton Suspension Bridge

It links Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Sumerset. The place has stunning and beautiful views from different perspective viewing points.

The Roman Baths

It’s a great visual detail of preserved history of public bath. It’s exceptionally interesting doing self tour of the baths.

Mendip Hills

These are limestone hills and one of the most special places in England. It has beautiful scenery where you can have a fantastic weekend with your partner.

National Museum Cardiff

It’s a museum in Cardiff Wales with geology, art and natural history. This is an easily accessible and fantastic place to visit.

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