9 best outdoor hidden gems to visit in and around Bristol

From ancient stone circles to an urban cemetery, there are plenty of fantastic places to visit

It’s English Tourism Week and what better way to celebrate than by visiting a few local gems in and around Bristol?

Making up 80% of the UK’s visitor economy, English tourism generates over £100 billion a year and supports more than 2.6 million jobs, many of them for school leavers and young people.

The Bristol area has a plethora of fantastic tourist attractions for all ages, but it’s sometimes easy to forget that some of the most interesting are outdoors and free to experience.

Here’s Bristol World’s pick of nine great local tourist spots to explore over the coming months.

From ancient stone circles in a tiny village to an urban hillside with some of the best views of the city, there are plenty of fantastic places to visit without breaking the bank.

And if we’ve missed out your favourite places, do let us know so we can share them with readers.

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