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Millennium Square

Explore Ln, Bristol BS1 5SZ, UK

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About Millennium Square

Millennium Square is a location in the center of Bristol, England. It was built as part of the At-Bristol development and has become a popular public area.  It is home to a BBC Big Screen and a large water feature. A bronze statue of Bristol-born actor Cary Grant by sculptor Graham Ibbeson was unveiled by Grant's widow in 2001.



Attractions near Millennium Square

Bristol Aquarium0.14km from Millennium Square

Bristol Aquarium is the only aquarium in the UK to feature a giant botanical house, teeming with hundreds of exotic plant and tree species from around the world – there are even bananas growing in this urban jungle.  You can explore more than 40 naturally-themed displays and spot the thousands of amazing aquatic creatures, including rays, seahorses, pufferfish, piranhas, and so many more.

Pero's Bridge0.18km from Millennium Square

Pero's Bridge is a pedestrian footbridge that spans Bristol's floating harbour, and was named in honour of Pero Jones, an enslaved African who lived in Bristol. The bridge was designed by the Irish artist Eilis O'Connell, in conjunction with Ove Arup & Partners engineers and opened in 1999. The most distinctive features of the bridge are the pair of horn-shaped sculptures which act as counterweights for the lifting section.

Bristol Cathedral0.21km from Millennium Square

Bristol Cathedral is one of England's great medieval churches which was originated as an Augustinian Abbey, founded c. 1140 by a prominent local citizen, Robert Fitzharding, who became first Lord Berkeley. The eastern end of the Cathedral, especially in the choir, gives Bristol Cathedral a unique place in the development of British and European architecture.

College Green0.22km from Millennium Square

College Green is a public open space in Bristol, England. The 35,300 sqm estate contains 62 terraced-houses with 248 fully-equipped rooms. A community of students from more than 50 countries is staying in College Green at any one time. Its convenient location, coupled with well-equipped facilities and serene landscape have fostered a conducive living environment for NUS graduate students, especially students from the LKY School.

Arnolfini Arts0.22km from Millennium Square

Arnolfini is a center for contemporary arts based on Bristol’s harbourside in the heart of the city.  It presents an ambitious programme of visual arts, performance, dance, film, music, workshops and family events. One of the iconic attraction in this area and it will be a new experience.

Fire-float Pyronaut0.26km from Millennium Square

Pyronaut is a specialized form of fireboat known as a fire-float. It was built in 1934 by Charles Hill & Sons Ltd.  Originally powered by two Petter Atomic diesel engines rates at 55 bhp each. Two Merryweather & Sons three-cylinder reciprocating pumps capable of delivering 500 imperial gallons of water per minute.

Where is Millennium Square

Discover more attractions in Bristol City, where Millennium Square is located

Bristol City80 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.