Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Bristol Shopping Quarter offers so much more than shopping, so why not pay a visit to a few of our hidden gems during your trip?
Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf located in Cabot Circus plays host to two astro turf multi-themed 18-hole golf courses. Reminiscent of an Indiana Jones film set, the course features a diverse array of adventurous holes including a live volcano, waterfalls, temple ruins and a secret swamp. For more details, please visit Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf.
The Island is a multi use arts facility and creation center in the old police station on Nelson Street. It hosts a wide variety of creative spaces from circus training, dance and rehearsal rooms, making spaces and artists studios to dark rooms, recording studios, a gallery , sound production studios and a suite of early 20th century police cells.
The Island is part of Artspace Lifespace Project, an artist led initiative that recycles vacant, under-used and problem properties into thriving active creative resources.
The Island is a vibrant creation space hosting a wide range of art activities, from live music events, art installations, theatre, dance to visual projections and technology workshops.
A creative youth hub in the old Fire Station just off Nelson St. includes arts workshop spaces, a 250-seat theatre, music studios, media editing suite, dance studios and also offers advice, support and counselling. For more details, please visit The Station.
The Lanes Bowling Alley, at the edge of Broadmead, presents the fun of bowling in an upscale venue with a refreshing style. You’ll find five swish bowling lanes, which can be hired by the hour, and a cocktail bar made from vintage bowling lane wood and plenty of lounge areas to relax after your bowling. For more details, please visit The Lanes.
The New Room / John Wesley Chapel
In the very heart of Broadmead you will find the oldest Methodist Chapel in the world. This beautiful chapel, with its landscaped courtyard gardens, is well worth a visit and attracts many thousands of visitors each year.
Broadmead Baptist Church
Known as 'The church above the shops', this church has conducted its ministry in the heart of Broadmead since 1640. The church is well integrated into Broadmead life and seeks to minister to its congregation, those who work in Bristol and those who come into Broadmead to shop or for leisure.
Castle Park and St Peter's Church
Castle Park is less than 50 metres away from Bristol Shopping Quarter. This large, landscaped, green space which leads down to the river is the perfect place in which to enjoy a little time out from shopping. You’ll find a children’s' play area and you can catch the ferry here to Temple Meads rail station or simply to enjoy a trip around the floating harbour.