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This stunning piece of architecture and history seems to be the centrepiece of the city! Towering... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Very interesting and infomative

A real Bristol landmark at the top of Park Street, we chanced upon their open day just by luck and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Take a tour of the Bristol University Wills Memorial building and meet the 7th largest bell in the UK, as well as being there when the famous Great George strikes. Whilst on the tour, you can climb to the top of the 68m tower and see the panoramic...more
Wills Memorial Building Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, England
+44 117 954 5219
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This stunning piece of architecture and history seems to be the centrepiece of the city! Towering high above all other buildings, the Wills Memorial Building clearly stands out in all it's glory! The exterior is clearly incredible, but the interior is just as fine. The...More

Thank wathomas98
Reviewed 1 week ago

A real Bristol landmark at the top of Park Street, we chanced upon their open day just by luck and fortunately managed to squeeze on to the last tour of the day. Even the entrance lobby (for want of a better term) is extremely impressive,...More

Thank Blackth0rn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant tour, being local we walk past all the time but eventually stopped in to book. Really enthusiastic tour by a knowledgeable and genuinely lovely guide. Would highly recommend. We also managed with a 7 month old in a sling despite the many many stairs...More

Thank sillyspamalam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating and amusing tour today. Great Bristolian guide and the views of Bristol from the top are amazing. We stood right next to Great George (the bell) as it chimed midday, earplugs provided! Would highly recommend, and hope to go back for a night time...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really beautiful building situated at the top of park street right next door to the museum, which is also really good (and free!). Also within close proximity to shops and restaurants. A nice afternoon out :)

Thank Georgina123456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour, the building, the views and seeing Great George chime! Gary the guide was excellent. Would highly recommend.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gary delivers fascinating history, gossip and facts with Bristolian humour and insider knowledge, what a legend. Grand halls, Churchill, Harry Potter and Great George, climb up and up the spiral staircase and all will be revealed....thank you Gary!

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Gary N, Owner at Wills Memorial Building, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Your welcome :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Studied in Bristol for 4 years and going on the tour let me see bristol in a new way. Recommend to all ,visitors, residents and students, to throw in a fiver to do this 90minute tour. (if tour isn't on, cabot's tower is an excellent...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tower ! Amazing architecture Worth seeing when in Bristol as it is really beautiful. We loved it.

1  Thank Albert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the tour and it was wonderful. Lovely Building. One and a half hours of entertainment. The guide, was a proper Bristolian, very knowledgeable and well worth it for £5. £4 for us oaps.

1  Thank AngelaM007
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Ken T
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Response from matthewharris2015 | Reviewed this property |
Its doubtfull
11 March 2016|
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Response from Gary N | Property representative |
you can book by email (tower-tours@bristol.ac.uk) tours are every Saturday at 1pm
17 February 2015|
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Response from Gary N | Property representative |
entrance fee £5 visitors £4 concession (staff students children under 11years ) evening tours £6 pp