Best Places to Watch the Fireworks
Light up your bonfire night celebrations with a choice of Bristol’s most extravagant firework displays this coming November. Watch sparks fly over Bristol’s beautiful scenery, from the Grand Pier to Country Parks. This guide offers up-to-date information on the best places to watch the fireworks, and tips on how to make your bonfire night more memorable by enjoying day trips in the local area!
Fireworks Night at Old Down Country Park, South Gloucestershire
Sunday 4th and Monday 5th November
Old Down Estate, Foxholes Lane, Tockington, BS32 4PG
Immerse yourself in an atmospheric evening filled with fireworks, roasted marshmallows, hot drinks and food
Marshmallow toasting at 4:30pm – 5:30pm, display begins at 6pm
Tickets: £6 Adult, £4 Child
Spend your day by making the most of being at the award-winning Country Park, set in the spectacular countryside. Meet the farm animals, enjoy exciting adventure playgrounds, and re-energize at the rustic Barn Café for hearty food and warming drinks, sat by the crackling log fire.
Fireworks at Sea at The Grand Pier, Weston-Super-Mare
Saturday 17th November
The Grand Pier, Marine Parade, Weston-Super-Mare BS23 1AL
Gates open at 6pm, display begins at 7pm
A magnificent display of fireworks at sea, shown from the Grand Pier. Entry is ticket only, so grab your ticket online at grandpier.co.uk
Tickets: from £7.50
Do not miss the opportunity for a thrill. Enjoy a day at Grand Pier’s indoor theme park, with lots of amusements offerings and endless fun with unlimited ride wristbands. It will also be the Armed Service weekend, dedicated to thanking the Armed Services for their continued bravery and commitment to helping keep us safe.
Canford Park Fireworks Fiesta, Bristol
Saturday 10th November
Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, BS9
Gates open at 5:30pm, display begins at 7pm
One of Bristol’s most extravagant charity fireworks events, providing food and drinks stalls
Tickets: £5 in advance, £6 on the gate, under 3's free
The local Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate is a fantastic opportunity to enter into a 19th century mansion. Take the day to experience life in the Victorian era, and explore the breathe-taking 400 acres of parkland and woodlands.
Downend Round Table Fireworks, Bristol
Friday 2nd November
Westerleigh Rd, Downend, Bristol, BS16 6AH
Gates open at 5:30pm, children’s display begins at 6:30pm, main display begins at 8:00pm
Join the countdown for Downend Round Table Fireworks, offering a grand display of tremendous fireworks
Tickets: £7 Adult, £5 Child, £20 for family of four
Enjoy an Afternoon Tea before your firework display commences. Visit the Vintage Birdcage Cakery, or the Beehive Coffee house for their renowned freak-shakes, hot chocolate or light bites.
Festival of Light at Trinity Centre, Bristol
Sunday 4th November
Trinity Road, Bristol, Avon, BS2 ONW
A bit more than a fireworks display… the festival of light party offers a bonfire, fireworks display, a circus performance, live music and food
Gates open at 6pm (arrive early to avoid disappointment)
Suggested donation of £3 and flyer ticket entry
Bonfire night… Roller Disco? It’s all about having fun. Experience BUMP Roller Disco at the Trinity Centre on Friday 2nd November.
Fireworks at Music Avon Valley, Keynsham
Monday 5th November
Pixash Lane, Bath Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1TP
Enjoy an energetic, vibrant night of music and fireworks to make your evening one of the most memorable
Gates open at 5:30pm, display begins at 7:15pm, with a sparkler area opening at 6pm and bonfire lighting after the fireworks show
Tickets: £3.50 per person on foot, or £15 entry for 5 people with parking (prices increase with car size)
Spend your day at the Avon Valley’s Adventure and Wildlife Park. Come rain or shine, adventures can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors. Meet the exotic wildlife, cuddle the friendly farm animals and discover the beautiful River Avon along the Riverside Trail.
Fantastic Fireworks at Longleat, Warminster
Thursday 1st November to Saturday 3rd November
Longleat House, Warminster BA12 7NW
Longleat’s Fantastic Firework display will be one not to miss. Set to exciting music and providing a display of epic proportions
Display begins at 6.30pm
Tickets: included with a Day Ticket or Annual Pass
Take the opportunity to visit the UK’s Number 1 Safari Park, where you can see lions, tigers and bears (oh my!).
Don’t let these spectacular firework displays be the only thing you celebrate about. We offer a range of accommodation to suit your needs and requirements upon your visit to Bristol. Our reservations team is available to make bookings or answer questions you may have on 0117 946 7469, or alternatively visit www.cliftonhotels.com.
Make use of 20% off hotel bookings with the promotional code ‘Christmas’ for explosive discounts!
Posted on 15th October 2018 by Scarlett Freeman