Bristol rock 'n' roll walking tour

What you'll do

One of the many amazing things about Bristol is its wicked music scene. In this tour take a trip down memory lane and stroll around the city’s iconic music venues.

Visit much-loved venues and locations in over 20 stops. Passing The Locarno, Hippodrome, Louisiana, Bamboo Club - hear all about the famous acts who played there. From The Beatles, Sinatra, to Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan, these stars' greatness knows no end. Stop by Dug Out on Park Row where in the mid-80s, the Bristol music scene kicked off with Wild Bunch and Daddy G.

Your tour will be led by rock fan and former music manager John. He knows all the inside stories behind the greatest rock’n’roll venues in town. Find out how these legendary venues helped shape Bristol today. The tour also covers some Banksy locations and hotels where bands have stayed - and misbehaved!

Minimum fitness level required.

Upcoming dates

What you'll do

One of the many amazing things about Bristol is its wicked music scene. In this tour take a trip down memory lane and stroll around the city’s iconic music venues.

Visit much-loved venues and locations in over 20 stops. Passing The Locarno, Hippodrome, Louisiana, Bamboo Club - hear all about the famous acts who played there. From The Beatles, Sinatra, to Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan, these stars' greatness knows no end. Stop by Dug Out on Park Row where in the mid-80s, the Bristol music scene kicked off with Wild Bunch and Daddy G.

Your tour will be led by rock fan and former music manager John. He knows all the inside stories behind the greatest rock’n’roll venues in town. Find out how these legendary venues helped shape Bristol today. The tour also covers some Banksy locations and hotels where bands have stayed - and misbehaved!

Minimum fitness level required.

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Facilities

  • Outdoors
  • Child friendly (0-16)

COVID-19 guidelines

  • This walk is fully outdoors. Social distancing will be observed

On the day

  • Flat shoes
  • Closest bus stop : The Triangle

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.

About Haunted and Hidden Bristol Walk

Bristol's Haunted and Hidden experiences reveal the darker side to Bristol's history all in an entertaining and informative way. It won Trip Advisor’s ‘Certificate of Excellence’ in 2017 and was voted as number one on GWR FM'S ‘Top 20 Things to do in Bristol’ as well. Both experiences come with your host, John’s, knowledge of Bristol and humour, making them popular with locals and tourists alike.

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Your host

John Hughes

John has hosted the Haunted and Hidden Walk for 16 years, and has made TV appearances on Most Haunted, The Source and Made in Bristol. He has a whole host of stories about the city, having also run walking tours about both Clifton and Old Market and spent time working on private tours of TV locations for the Bristol Open Top tour bus. As well as running Haunted and Hidden, John also managed local bands in Bristol for over 30 years and promoted various shows too. 2020 saw the release of a book of his time with local band FAB 208.

How to get there

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Price
£9 / Adult
Duration
1 hr 45 mins
Age restriction
16+
Rebook or cancel up to 7 days before your experience.