Online Dating in Bristol

10 Dating Ideas in Bristol

A city of music, culture and cool – thanks largely to the thriving student population – Bristol is a place with no end of things to see and do. Right on the borders of England, this cosmopolitan and dynamic hotspot will be the perfect backdrop to your date. Find out why here!

1. St Mary Redcliffe Church

St Mary Redcliffe_BristolIf you want to get your fix for some architecture extravagance you can’t miss the opportunity to explore the St Mary Redcliffe church, admission is free however donations are welcomed to keep the church moving forward. There’s always something romantic about having a building of this beauty as a setting for you date and with the breathtaking features and details you won’t be short on things to talk about.

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2. Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon_BristolThis is the champion of all dates. If you want to get your heart racing yet enjoy views that you could only ever imagine you must take the opportunity whilst you can to ride a hot air balloon. The once in a lifetime event will provide you with views from the riverside to Temple Meads and as far as the eye can see. You won’t be disappointed and experiencing such excitement will instantly bring you closer. Look out for the Bristol Balloon Fiesta in August where over 100 balloons take off and there’s a delightful daytime event to entertain you before and after your flight.

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3. Bristol Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral_BristolWhilst in Bristol, you should visit the Cathedral for your lesson in history and culture. The tour guides provide all the information and will enlighten you to what you might not have noticed without the tour. The Cathedral has a beautiful cafe that’s perfect for grabbing a light bite to eat post explore. With a blooming garden, you could eat and drink outside and surround yourself with the beauty of your setting. Sounds super romantic!

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4. Banksy Street Art Tour

Banksy_BristolBristol is the home of the much talked about, loved and controversial ‘Banksy.’ Banksy is an artist who has never been uncovered and he lets his art speak volumes. His world famous art can be found in New York, London and LA and of course his hometown. There’s a self guided tour where you can explore the city whilst finding his public work. Along the way you’ll be spoilt for choice with restaurants, pubs, shops and cafes so you could make a day of it!

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5. The Canteen

The Canteen_BristolGreat music, great food, good drink and amazing vibe. The Canteen provides everything you could wish for. The great ethics of the place bounce through the walls and the friendly staff are only too happy to help. There’s always live music so it makes a great place to spend an evening with your date. All of their products are locally sourced and there’s a must see garden attached for those warmer days and nights.

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6. Cafe Revival

Coffee_BristolCafe Revival is a coffee shop with kick. It’s the oldest coffee house in Bristol and is set over three beautifully decorated floors. The first provides everything you need for a grab and go situation, a takeaway coffee, cake and lunch menu. If you want to sit and get to know your date better you should venture to the second floor where you will find a restaurant serving up tasty locally produced meals and an impressive wine and ale list. If you’re wanting to settle in and cosy up to your date look no more than the third floor, ‘the snug’ will instantly make you feel comfortable and at ease and you could easily spend all afternoon here.

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7. Riverside Market

Market_Bristol‘No ordinary market’ The philosophy for this market is clear and it definitely delivers. The beauty of Bristol is that it makes it own rules, there’s a unique atmosphere everywhere you go and the Marketplace bellows Bristol’s creativity, buzz and independence. The market offers every stall you could think of and you won’t be disappointed with what you find. This is a great place for a successful date as there’s so much going on you won’t have time to think about those nerves!

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8. Watershed Cinema

Watershed_BristolThis independent cinema set on the Bristol Riverside supports independent film and arts cinema. It’s a great way to put a spin on the classic ‘cinema date.’ The cafe/bar is worthy of a visit on it’s own and the gorgeous riverside view will bring an air of romance to your date.

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9. Ashton Court Estate

Ashton Court Estate_BristolThis is a perfect hideaway from the bustle of the city. The historic estate has 650 acres of land to explore and an 18 hole golf course if you would rather part take in some friendly competition. The well kept ground offer a fantastic view of Bristol and it would make an ideal place to have a picnic and watch the world go by.

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10. Milk Thistle

Cocktails_BristolOne of Bristols best-kept secrets is the Milk Thistle. This is so much more than your average cocktail bar, the grand interior will make you feel like royalty as you settle in for some of the best cocktails in the city. The cocktail list is always changing, from your well-loved classics to new mixes that will have your taste buds singing! If that’s not enough to entice you I don’t know what is!

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Meet singles in Bristol

If you still need a partner, we can help! There’s a number of good online websites for Bristol Dating – just sign-up for free on WeLoveDates and then you can start meeting local singles and get planning for your first date! Triple your chances and give Bristol Dating Site a try for free today. Meet 40+ singles in Bristol too. If you’re tired of the drama, stress and boredom that comes along with serious relationships and you want to enjoy the Bristol Sex scene, then there are plenty of people out there for you.