Bristol Pub walk. Length 1.1 miles. Walk time 22min.

Bristol's prosperity has been linked with the sea since its earliest days. At the turn of the 15th and 16th century, it was the base for voyages of exploration to the New World: on a ship out of Bristol, John Cabot was the first European to land at North America in 1497 (since the Vikings 500 years before); and William Weston, a Bristol merchant, was the first Englishman to lead an exploration to North America, in 1499.
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Beer Emporium BristolStart at the Beer Emporium. 13-15 Kings Street. BS1 4EF
Mon – Sat 12noon – 2am. Sun  2pm – 1am
Mon – Fri | 12noon – 10pm.   Sat | 12noon – 11pm  Sun | CLOSED
A cellar bar opened in July 2013. Set in three tunnels - one containing the bar and seating, one for seating only and a third housing the kitchens. This pub serves 12 changing beers. Free Wifi.
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The Small Bar is just across the road,

The Small Bar

Small Bar Bristol

31 King Street, BS1 4DZ  12-12.30am Mon-Thu; 12-1am Fri & Sat; 12-Midnight Sun
Food, of the quality burger / hot dog variety available 12-3, 5-10.30 Mon-Thu; 12-10.30 Fri-Sun. Unusually the beer is served in 1/2, 1/3 and 2/3 of a pint measures only. 8 changing beers. Free Wifi

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Head west on King St toward King William Ave. and the main Quay area. Turn right at Prince St and continue onto Broad Quay. You will find Denmark Street a little to the left of the Coliseum, across the road.

Smoke and Mirrors BristolNext is Smoke and Mirrors
8 Denmark Street, BS1 5DQ16.00 - 12.00am Monday - Saturday   Food Served (16:00 - 12:00)
St Austell Tribute and 2 changing beers. 
A magic-themed pub and entertainment venue. Entrance to the pub is free during all opening hours. St Austell Tribute. This pub serves 2 changing beers.Lunchtime and Evening Meals.

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Walk back down Denmark Street to Anchor Road turn right. Follow the road up the hill a little and take the path left into College Square.

Bristol Cathedral

Bristol CathedralCollege Green, Bristol BS1 5TJ

Bristol Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, is the Church of England cathedral in the city of Bristol. Entrance is free, donations welcome. Open every day.

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Head north on College Square to Deanery Rd, Continue onto St George's Rd

Three Tuns Bristol

The Three Tuns
78 Saint George's Road, BS1 5UR 
12-11 Mon-Thu; 12-Midnight Fri & Sat; 12-10.30 Sun
This pub serves 6 changing beers plus Arbor ales. A small range of high quality bar food is served.
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Continue along Saint George's road and the pub will be on your right at the roundabout.

The Bag of Nails

Bag of Nails Bristol

141 St Georges Road  BS1 5UW  12-11 Mon-Sat; 12-10.30 Sun
Small, friendly gas-lit terraced free house dating from the 1860s, serving up to eight changing beers from both small or new brewers from all over, including local micros.The interior features terracotta colours, sultry wallpaper, portholes in the floor, pub cats roaming free and eclectic music from a proper record player.This pub serves 8 changing beers. Look out for the many cats. Children not allowed.

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Continue along Hotwell Rd/A4 for five minutes to the river on your left.

Grain Barge Bristol

The Grain Barge
Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Rd, Bristol BS8 4RU
Mon-Wed: 12pm-11pm. Thur-Sat: 12pm-11.30pm / Sun: 12pm-11pm
Food served:  Mon–Wed: 12–3pm & 6-9pm., Thur–Fri: 12–3pm & 6-10pm. Sat: 12-10pm / Sun: 12-4pm & 6-9pm
Easily accessed on foot, by bus or ferry, this moored boat was built in 1936 and converted into a floating pub by Bristol Beer Factory in 2007, with great views of the SS Great Britain, the floating harbour and passing boats from the two top decks.
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