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Book your Canal Boat Holiday from Hilperton and cruise on the beautiful Kennet And Avon Canal to Bristol.

Over the past two decades Bristols vast Floating Harbour docklands area has developed into one of the country's most exciting leisure and entertainment centres.

Few people know just how much of a history Bristol has with Pirates and in fact Bristol was the home to one of the most feared of them all Blackbeard.

Take the Pirate Walk and discover Bristols turbulent history and visit the haunts of the pirates and swashbucklers of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Built and launched in Bristol in 1843 by Isambard Kingdom Brunels the SS Great Britain was the worlds first ocean going, propeller driven iron ship.

She is moored now in a glass sea where visitors can experience what life was like for her Victorian passengers and crew.

Bring science to life At Bristol visit a live show in the Planetarium or create your own TV show, cover yourself from heat to foot in a giant bubble or step into a tornado.

With to over 300 hands on exhibits At Bristol is one of the most exciting science centres in the UK.

Set in a 12 acres of award winning gardens and with over 450 species a visit to Bristol Zoo is a place to experience up close the wonders of nature.

Cabot Circus is Bristols newest shopping experience and features over 120 shops and 25 cafes and restaurants.

In the Broadmead area you will find over 300 shops as well as the handy services that you might expect on the high street.

the Old City you will discover the wonderful St Nicholas Market which leads to to the Christmas Steps, a shopping quarter dating back to the 1600s and is now home to many unique shops and galleries.

Food lovers will be spoilt for choice as there is an abundance of great quality restaurants, bistros and brasseries.

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Moored at the canalside

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The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
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