Get Bristol Pound Notes

Bristol Pounds are designed by local artists, made for the people of Bristol.

They’re beautiful! You can get hold of them either by swapping Sterling for notes at a cashpoint’ shop, or by buying them in our online store below.

Cash Points

Swap Sterling for Bristol Pound notes over the counter at these shops.

  • Beast Clothing
  • Bristol Hub
  • Bristol Temple Meads
  • Café Revival
  • Coexist
  • Craftisan Shop & Café
  • Folk House Café & Bar
  • Harvest
  • Hengrove Park Leisure Centre
  • Little Victories
  • Stokes Croft China
  • Small Street Espresso
  • Spike Island Café
  • Sweetmart
  • We The Curious
  • YHA Bristol

Cash Point Plus

As well as swapping Sterling, businesses can bank Bristol Pounds at a cash point plus. You can withdraw Bristol Pounds from your account here too.

  • Bristol Credit Union
  • Bristol Tourist Information Centre
  • Compuwave Computers
  • Stafford Townsend Millinery
  • Pearce’s Hardware
  • Tobacco Factory Café Bar

Online Shop

You are able to purchase two different types of Bristol Pounds (using Paypal):

  • Current Bristol Pounds (to be delivered by post), or
  • Souvenir notes (1st edition, 2012 or 2nd edition, 2015) replete with certificate of authenticity

Current paper pounds (2015 edition)

This virtual "cashpoint" is for obtaining Bristol Pounds for spending (or giving as gifts for others to spend!). Paper notes will be issued to you by post.

There is a £1.77 postage and packing fee. Delivery time is 2-3 working days. The notes you will receive will likely be in £B5 and £B10 denominations (with some £B1 notes because this is most practical for spending).

Souvenir paper pounds

If you are after mint (i.e. unissued) souvenir notes (with low serial numbers and in denominations of your choice), please purchase souvenir notes using the shopping cart buttons below. Important note - souvenir notes are not currently in circulation and cannot be spent.

Souvenir Paper Pounds 1st Edition
(2012 print)

Including a certificate of authenticity, unused and unissued.

  • £B1 - OUT OF STOCK
  • £B5 for £9.50
  • £B10 - OUT OF STOCK
  • £B20 for £24 

First edition prints from 2012. Plus £1.77 postage (first class signed for service)