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Sport and Leisure at Parish Wharf Leisure Centre, Harbour Road, Portishead BS20 7DD Tel: 01275 848494

Things To Do in Portishead

Whether you’re just visiting Portishead for the day or staying for a while, you’ll find plenty of things to see and do right on the doorstep and you’ll discover even more family fun if you want to venture a few miles.

From picturesque scenery, tranquil walks and nature reserves to fishing, sailing and swimming; a public art trail, galleries, historical buildings and public gardens to golf, tennis and equestrian events, Portishead and the surrounding towns and villages have it all.

Things to do in Portishead:

  • Arts and culture - Portishead is home to many artists, craftepersons and creative businesses
  • Battery Point - big ships pass closer to land here than anywhere else in the country
  • Carnival Portishead - our famous popular carnival is always great family fun
  • Christmas lights - ride a Harley Davidson theough (possibly) the best Christmas lights in the country
  • Christmas Quiz 2018 - family fun, fresh air and excercise during the school Christmas holidays
  • Denny Island - movies of one man's stay on this lonely rock in the middle of the Bristol Channel
  • The Esplanade - 100-year old esplanade and boating lake with views over the Bristol Channel to Wales and fabulous sunsets
  • Events diary - moving diary of events in Portishead
  • Portishead Marina - one of the best equipped marina facilities in the South West
  • Open air pool - our splendid, heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Parks and gardens - including the locations of all the children's play parks in the town
  • Picnic spots - list and locations of some tranquil places to picnic in Portishad
  • Library reading challenge - summer holidays reading challenge for youngsters
  • RNLI lifeboat station - our brand new Lifeboat Station guards to trecherous waters of the Bristol Channel
  • Shopping - we have an eclectic mix of high-street shops and larger chain stores
  • Sports and leisure - team and individual sports clubs thrive in Portishad
  • Walks - our growing list of links to walks and treks around our town
  • Where to eat and drink - choose your favourites from pubs, to small family-run restaurants and national brands
  • Youth Centre - our thriving Youth Centre caters for everyone from babies to pensioners (including rock bands)

Related Pages

Portishead Marina

Related Pages

Arts and Culture

Battery Point

Carnival Portishead

Best Christmas Lights ...

Christmas Quiz 2018

Denny Island

The Esplanade, Portishead

Events Diary

Open Air Pool

Parks and Gardens

Picnic Spots

Library Reading Challenge

RNLI Lifeboat Station

Shopping

Sports and Leisure

Walks

Where to Eat and Drink

Youth Centre

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