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About Durdham Downs

Durdham Down is an area of public open space in Bristol, England. With its neighbour Clifton Down to the southwest, it constitutes a 400-acre (1.6 km2) area known as The Downs, much used for leisure including walking, jogging and team sports. Its exposed position makes it particularly suitable for kite flying. Durdham Down is the part of the Downs north of Stoke Road.

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University of Bristol Botanic Garden

University of Bristol Botanic Garden

0.69km from Durdham Downs

The University of Bristol Botanic Garden is a botanical garden in Bristol, England which cultivates some 4,500 plant species from over 200 plant families within its five-acre site. This diversity of plants is unique and not found anywhere else in the Bristol area. The garden will focus on four themed plant collections: Plant Evolution, Plants of Mediterranean Climate Regions, Useful Plants, Local Flora, and Rare Native Plants.

Clifton Downs

Clifton Downs

0.95km from Durdham Downs

Clifton Down is an area of public open space in Bristol, England. The Downs are home to many major events, charity runs, circuses, funfairs and sponsored abseiling events, as well as being a relaxing environment for families to play and couples to stroll. It is also one of the major shopping centers.

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Bristol Zoo Gardens

0.99km from Durdham Downs

A majestic zoo and botanical garden which was set over 12 acres with a collection of over 400 species of exotic and endangered animals from across the globe. there are many other indoor exhibits including an insect and reptile house and aquarium meanwhile outside there are several aviaries and a seal and penguin enclosure. The lakes' islands are home to gorillas, tamarins, marmosets, gibbons and squirrel monkeys.

Clifton Cathedral

Clifton Cathedral

1.42km from Durdham Downs

The Cathedral Church of SS. Peter and Paul is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the city of Bristol. Located in the Clifton area of the city, it is the seat and mother church of the Diocese of Clifton and is known as Clifton Cathedral. One of the iconic attractions in this area and also a major pilgrimage site.

BBC Bristol

BBC Bristol

1.5km from Durdham Downs

The BBC campus, Broadcasting House Bristol, is located on Whiteladies Road, Bristol. The first building to be occupied was 21/23 Whiteladies Road, which was built in 1852 and is a Grade II listed building. It now provides offices and technical facilities for the BBC Natural History Unit, BBC Radio & Music Production Bristol, BBC West and BBC Radio Bristol.

Clifton Lido and The Victoria Public House

The Clifton Pool and Victoria Public House is an historic lido and public house situated in Oakfield Place in the Whiteladies Road area of Clifton, Bristol, England. On one side of the building is the spa entrance to the Lido, with the pool on the other side. The public house was converted from part of the original lido buildings and was opened by 1867.

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Bristol City

Bristol City

80 attractions

The city of Bristol, set inland on the Avon River and with access to the Bristol Channel, has an illustrious history as one of England's oldest ports. Among Bristol's many tourist attractions are 30 art galleries and a number of parks. For families, there's Bristol Zoo Gardens and We The Curious, a science and arts center that is especially designed to engage young minds.

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