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The Matthew of Bristol – Stunning Ship on Bristol Harbour

The incredible ship is located near the M Shed

The Matthew of Bristol, is an impressive replica of the original Matthew that John Cabot sailed to Newfoundland in 1497.

The ship is modern reconstruction of a medieval caravel. It was built in Bristol for the 500th anniversary of Cabot’s voyage.

The Matthew of Bristol. The tall ship sails along the Harbour in Bristol.
The Matthew of Bristol, sailing along the Harbourside in Bristol in May 2024.
Photo: Mister Smith

In 1997, it followed Cabot’s original journey, sailing across the Atlantic to Canda.

The ship can be seen moored at Princes Wharf near the M Shed. It’s also possible to book tickets for a trip around the Harbour or along the River Avon.

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