Bristol Markets

(Bristol, England, UK)

Bristol MarketsFull of character and real life, the busy markets in Bristol are an integral part of local city life. They provide a great place to find bargains or to just browse around the wide variety of stalls and enjoy the exciting atmosphere and local banter.

Bristol's bustling markets range from the very large to a small, discreet collection of stalls, situated in quiet districts. They are held in many neighbourhoods and provide a fun way to shop, for both experienced and novice bargain hunters alike.

It is worth noting that most market stands do not usually accept credit cards for purchases. Prices at Bristol markets are not generally fixed and so friendly haggling is often a good idea, to try and reduce the price.

St. Nicholas Market

Address: Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1JQ, England
Tel: +44 (0)117 922 4017
Dating back to 1743, Bristol's St. Nicholas Market is one of Bristol most historic markets and has three different areas. The Exchange Hall area of the market is completely covered and features a wide range of different market stalls, such as jewellery, clothes, books, fossils, candles and ceramics. There is also a café in this area of the market. The Glass Arcade has a number of specialist market stalls selling vintage clothes, fresh fruit and vegetables - including organic produce, other food and flowers. In the Covered Market area of Bristol's St. Nicholas Market you will find a market stall that specialises in repairing computers, jewellery stalls, stands selling second-hand book and much more besides.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:30 to 17:00

Bristol Markets

Eastville Market

Address: Eastgate Road, Bristol, BS5 6XY, England
Tel: +44 (0)117 934 9870
Situated in the St. Werburghs area of Bristol, the Eastville Market is one of the most popular markets in the area. With numerous market stalls selling fresh produce, fruit and vegetables by the box, meat, clothes, music and many more items, this market is full of genuine bargains. Close to the Ikea store, next to Junction 2 on the M32, Eastville is always busy and is where many of the locals in Bristol do their weekly food shopping.
Open hours: Friday - 09:00 to 15:00, Sunday - 09:00 to 15:00

Bristol Farmers' Market

Address: Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1JQ, England
Tel: +44 (0)117 922 4017
The Farmers' Market is situated in the city centre and is held every Wednesday. Full of market stalls selling high-quality local produce, much of which is organic, the Farmers' Market features market stalls selling fruit and vegetables, yorhurt, salads, sandwiches, cakes, freshly made bread, free-range meats, a large selection of sausages, fish, honey and herbs. It is advisable to arrive early at the Bristol Farmers' Market, before much of the produce is sold out.
Open hours: Wednesday - 09:30 to 15:00

Quakers Friars Market

Address: Broadmead, Bristol, England
Tel: +44 (0)117 922 4017
Situated in the heart of the Broadmead shopping centre, the Quakers Friars Market is one of the city's most popular and convenient markets. Quakers Friars Market has a large number of market stalls, selling fresh produce, clothes, books and many of bargains.
Open hours: Thursday - 10:00 to 16:00

Watershed Market

Address: Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5TX, England
Tel: +44 (0)1934 813 407
The seasonal Watershed Market is situated next to the River, close to the At Bristol complex. This is a thriving crafts market, full of works of art by many local artists, handmade jewellery, paintings, photographs and much more besides. There is also a café at the Watershed Market and this large and popular venue is the perfect place for original gift ideas.
Open hours: October to December, Saturday and Sunday - 10:00 to 17:00

Tollgate Car Boot Sale

Address: Tollgate Car Park, Broadmead, Bristol, BS1, England
Tel: +44 (0)117 922 4014
Situated at the back of the Broadmead shopping centre, in the heart of Bristol, the Tollgate Car Boot Sale is full of bargains. For the best bargains, be sure to arrive early and always be prepared to haggle over prices.
Open hours: Sunday - 07:00 to 13:00