Puppet Place is located on Hanover Place on the right side of the street from Cumberland Rd direction. We are in a large stone wall with “No Parking” painted on the side, in the middle is a small brick door…we mean it
From the centre 20 mins approx.
From the city centre, turn right behind Arnolfini
over the Prince Street Bridge and right again past M Shed, walk along the harbour, past Olive
Shed, Brunel’s Buttery and The Point (residential apartments) to the Maritime Heritage Centre and the SS Great Britain. Turn left onto Gas Ferry Road and walk on to the junction with the main road (Cumberland Road). Turn right and then right again onto Hanover Place. Puppet Place is on the right side of the street.
From the city centre approx. 15 mins
There are ferry services from various stops around Bristol including Temple Quay (for interchange with Bristol Temple Meads train station), City Centre, Castle Park (for Broadmead/Cabot Circus) and the SS Great Britain (the stop for Spike Island). Ferries run every 40 minutes. From the SS Great Britain drop-off, follow the above walking route
Approx 4 mins from the centre
Follow the walking route along the harbourside (beware of old train tracks though) or, alternatively, a cycle path runs all the way down Cumberland Road from Wapping Road. To reach us, bear
right onto the main road just before the cycle path bears left onto the ‘chocolate’ path. Turn right off Cumberland Rd onto Hanover Place (River City is the pub at the top).
The 506 service links Spike Island with Bristol Temple Meads train station and Cabot Circus. It runs every 30 minutes Monday through Saturday.
From the city centre, take Wapping Road over the Prince Street Bridge* behind Arnolfini and turn right onto Cumberland Road. After, just under 1⁄2 mile turn right onto Hanover Place (look out for River City Pub on the corner). From other directions, follow brown signs to SS Great Britain. There is limited On-street pay and display parking (operating Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) or a pay and display car park is available on Gas Ferry Road near the SS Great Britain.
* Please note Prince Street Bridge is currently closed, follow diversions (February 2015)
Closest station is Bristol Temple Meads (25 min walk from train station – follow signs to the SS Great Britain – Puppet Place is on Hanover Place half way up the Cumberland Road. The journey from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads takes approx
1 3/4 hours and approx 1 1/2 from Birmingham Stations.
Closest station is Bristol, Marlborough Street bus station. To walk from the bus station will take approx 30 mins. Take the far end exit from the bus station, turn left down the hill and right at the junction towards the centre. From there follow the “On Foot” directions given above.
Please note parking around Puppet Place is extremely limited. There is a large pay and display car park next to the SS Great Britain which is 2 minutes away on foot.
For further information on public transport options please visit Travel West www.travelinesw.com