Troopers Hill - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Troopers Hill
A beautiful hillside nature reserve overlooking the River Avon with fantastic views of Bristol and much wildlife. The hill contains a fascinating mix of history, wild plants, and animals. With heather and broom, rocky crags, spoil heaps and gullies, stunning views and two listed chimneys, Troopers Hill Nature Reserve is one of the most spectacular wildlife spots in the city.
Attractions Near Troopers Hill
St George Park
1.1km from Troopers Hill
St George’s Park is a large Victorian suburban park with a pond, grass areas, large wheels park and a children’s playground. There is a banjo shaped lake fed by a natural stream. It has an island, which serves as the nesting place of swans, ducks and moorhens. Two tennis courts and bowling greens available for hire and so more facilities are available here.
2.6km from Troopers Hill
Eastville Park is a Victorian city park with a fishing lake, lots of green space and children's playgrounds. The park is on the estate grounds of two former houses, Heath House and Ridgway House . There is a lake with a serpentine shape which is bordered by lawns and old beech trees
2.98km from Troopers Hill
Glenside Hospital Museum is located within the grounds of the old psychiatric hospital, now used by the University of West of England as their Health and Social Care Campus. The museum, founded by Dr Donal F. Early, used to be situated in the balcony of the canteen, but has since re-located to the Glenside Chapel - a Grade 2-listed building. The museum is full of an interesting and growing collection of a wide range of artefacts and images from its past life, including objects from the former S
3.4km from Troopers Hill
A majestic and beautiful and diverse estate and park, combining woodland and riverside paths with historic parkland and excellent children's play facilities. The park includes an old quarry and a stone mill. Today it is a popular site for locals and visitors who come to enjoy the tranquility and natural surroundings
3.62km from Troopers Hill
Bristol’s Temple Church Founded in the early 12th century to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land, the Templars were ‘warrior monks’, obeying religious vows of chastity and poverty whilst trained for war. It is on the site of a previous, round church of the Knights Templar, which they built on land granted to them in the second quarter of the 12th century by Robert of Gloucester. One of the iconic attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.
3.69km from Troopers Hill
Castle Park is a public open space in Bristol managed by Bristol City Council. It is bounded by the Floating Harbour and Castle Street to the south, Lower Castle Street to the east, and Broad Weir, Newgate and Wine Street to the north. The park, despite not being a vast area has so much to offer and is a fascinating area of Bristol. Trees are a very important part of the park, and most have been planted within the last 40 years to enhance the park experience.
Discover More Attractions in Bristol City, Home of Troopers Hill
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.
Location of Troopers Hill
For more information about Troopers Hill, visit: https://www.bristol.gov.uk/museums-parks-sports-culture/troopers-hill