Bristol Insight: The Open Top Bus Company

Departs from Explore Lane, Bristol BS1 5TY

0117 971 9279

Guide Last Updated: 21/03/2018

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Access Guide

  • Bristol In-Sight is a hop on hop off guided tour bus taking you around the cities visitor attractions.

  • The tour takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes starting and finishing at Explore Lane, Millennium Square.

  • The tour takes in Sea Walls, Zoo Gardens, SS Great Britian, Bristol Aquarium, Temple Church, Clifton Village, Temple Meads and St Mary Redcliffe.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Bristol Temple Meads.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Millennium Square Car Park.

  • The car park is located of Anchor Road.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the bus.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 108cm (3ft 7in) wide.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The bus can accommodate up to 2 wheelchairs.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are additional seating.

  • Accessible and standard toilet facilities are available at the following points along the route:

  • Stop 1 - Explore Lane, Millenium Square, BS1 5TY (Millenium Square & Ibis Hotel).

  • Stop 3 - Baltic Wharf Caravan Park, BS1 6XG (Spike Island).

  • Stop 4 - SS Great Britain, BS1 6TY (SS Great Britain Dockyard Cafe Bar).

  • Stop 6 - The Downs, Ladies Mile, BS9 1FG (Water Tower).

  • Stop 10 - Victoria Rooms, BS8 1RT (Royal West of England Academy).

  • Stop 11 - Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, BS8 1RE (Bristol Museum & Art Gallery).

  • Stop 12 - College Green, Park Street, BS1 5SP (Marriott Royal Hotel).

  • Stop 14 - Cabot Circus, Broad Wier, BS1 3BZ (Marriott City Centre Hotel).

  • Stop 15 - Victoria Street, BS1 6HY (Novotel Hotel).

  • Stop 16 - Temple Meads, Temple Way, BS1 6QS (Ibis Hotel).

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.