The best way to see Bristol? Hop aboard The Matthew, a true maritime icon

Enjoy a relaxing cruise on The Matthew as she sails around Bristol’s historic harbour and along the Avon Gorge. Whether it's a sightseeing trip, fish & chips, afternoon tea, sea shanties or even a panto, The Matthew is perfect for all occasions.

The Matthew of Bristol

You will find a trip aboard The Matthew on many days throughout the month with trips costing £12 for adults, concessions for U16's/O65's at £9 and under 5s for free!

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The Matthew is available for private hire and hosts events of all kinds. From wedding receptions to birthday parties and corporate events, the office staff are experienced party planners so they can help you every step of the way!


For more info on The Matthew, including gift vouchers, history and visits, please head to and keep up to date via Facebook and Twitter. You can make enquiries via or by calling 0117 927 6868


The Matthew is a wholly not-for-profit charity. All money raised goes directly to maintaining the ship so that people can continue to visit her and learn about her rich history, old and new. Find out how you can help.


Bristol Boat Tours in December 2017