Travel Blogs from Bristol
Today we left the home of the Beatles behind and traveled onto Cardiff. We made our first successful train transfer and made it here with no difficulties. Once in the city we checked in and began exploring. We decided to go for a traditional English afternoon tea at Pettigrew Tea Rooms. It was delicious! We had a choice of three sandwiches, tea, and a slice of ...
So we left Cornwall and followed a huge, yellow gibbous moon. Saw the sun rise over Stonehenge. The mist pooled and we wondered - briefly - why were leaving beautiful south-west England.
At Fleet services at 5am, we had a great surpirise as Dawn's dad ( Umpa) was there ...
After breakfast (scrambled eggs and dark hot chocolate made from melted chocolate), we headed to Bath about 20 minutes away. Hop On, Hop Off Bus: - Bath World Heritage Site - Romans (population approx. 600) 47AD; by 410AD Romans gone, then Medieval; 18th Century (population 3 000) Georgian; today population approx. 85 000 (2 universities) - in Georgian times, tea was considered a high brow drink and ...
... hire car (some foreign equivalent to a Ford Focus), set our trusty Garmin GPS for Cardiff (about an hour away) and headed out. What a lifesaver the Garmin is, we wouldn't be able to get around without it. Best decision ever to download the UK maps for it. Why Cardiff you ask. Well that's where the Dr Who Experience exhibit is. We had purchased tickets for the 2pm timeslot online and needed to head that way to be sure we were early. So off we headed to Wales, ...
... car. I am so glad that I don't have to drive here! I'm already accustomed to the differences in driving on the left side of the road and the right side of the car, but on the way to the lake I felt we almost had 24 accidents. But that could have been me. :) There's something insanely creepy about driving 50 down a one lane (in my opinion) road with hedges on both sides that are at least 8 feet high with ...
Other places to stay in Bristol
Redcliffe Hill, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Lovely City Centre Hotel
- Great city Hotel
- Great Deal
2 Lower Castle Street, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- Good facilities but reception and lifts awful
- Clean, large, feather comforters!
- Great value
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $136
- Complete waste of money/time and sleepless night!!!
- Nice hotel, great location and cheap
- Needs refurbishment
Filton Road, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- Staff needs some training in P.R.!!
- A Fairly Good Place to rest up. But....
- Pleasant place to stay
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $114
College Green , Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Celebration Meal 30 Years
- Not worth the price!!
- Great Hotel
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Probably the worst hotel in Bristol
- Not grand at all
- Missing The One Percenters
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Woodlands Lane, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Dreadful Hotel
- Quite a good hotel - doesn't deserve all its bad press!
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- City Inn Bristol- Not the best
- Great place to stay!
New Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $95
Victoria Street, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Great bathroom!
- Perfectly OK business hotel
Bond Street South, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Explore Lane, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $77
Beggar Bush Lane, Failand, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $102
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $108
Welsh Back, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- A lovely Experience
- Modern, Stylish and in a Great Location
- Stylish and comfortable
Aztec West, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $185
Avon Street, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $75
A38 Bridgewater Rd, Cowslip Green, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $118
The Haymarket, Bristol | Hotelfrom $105
Sion Hill, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $143
470 Bath Road, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Welcome Break Services, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $78
Saint Paul's Rd., Clifton, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $80
St Paul's Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $85