What's the Pollen Count in Bristol Today?
Check the pollen count today in Bristol with our Your Pollen Pal. Find out the different local levels to help plan your day in a hay fever safe way.
Pollen Forecast for Bristol
Track the Bristol pollen count for the next few days using the tracker. Your Pollen Pal gives you a pollen forecast in any location across the city. Head out to the Leigh Woods National Nature Reserve or Brandon Hill in the knowledge you are lowering your chances of having hay fever symptoms.
Pollen Hotspots in Bristol
Bristol’s reputation as the Green Capital of Europe means that the city is peppered with gorgeous outdoor spaces. And with relatively high levels of tree pollen in the city, if you’re allergic to it, you might want to track the pollen forecast for the coming days.
Graph shows mean pollen grains per metre cube in Bristol
The city’s natural beauty and luscious parks mean that there are several pollen hot spots - especially around the West End’s gardens and shrubs.
Castle Park and Queens’ Square are also two city centre spots you’ll want to avoid on high pollen days. While the Royal Court Gardens and Brandon Hill are populated with tons of different tree species making trips there better avoided on high pollen days.
Hay Fever Friendly Activities in Bristol
Springtime in Bristol – between March and May - is when the pollen count is at its peak. Pollen from trees, grass and weeds all have different peaks, so it’s a good idea to use the tracker to plan your trips and avoid being caught out.
Graph shows pollen grains per metre cube by month for each main type in Bristol
When going to the city’s green spaces is off the cards, there are still plenty of other things to do.
Being outdoors at high pollen times doesn’t mean you need to be surrounded by trees. Bristol has a number of great outdoor activities that shouldn’t set off your hay fever.
1. Bristol Lido
2. Redcliffe Caves
3. Bristol Street Art Tours
We the Curious makes for an amazing day out for families interested in science. Get up close and personal with the fascinating workings of the solar system in the planetarium, before attending fun-filled workshops and dinner in the cafe before splashing out in the gift shop.
1. We The Curious (previously the At Bristol Science Centre)
2. Oakham Treasures
3. John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum
Bristol is bursting with pollen-free indoor activities for you to enjoy. Challenge friends to your favourite board game or head to The Greenbank pub to listen to local poets share their spoken word talents with the world.
1. The Greenbank Pub
2. Chance Encounters board games café
3. St Nick’s Night Market