Travel Blogs from Bristol
... the hills, they have had to underpin a whole suburb to stop the houses falling. Any construction in Bath today has to be off bath stone, so much of the city looks the same. The Abbey Cathedral in the city centre has so many rotting old dead saints in it that the floor is starting to cave in. It will be an interesting challenge for Jesus on the last day. The ...
... br> Paul attempted to find the grave of great, great grandfather with no success today, but we did find Kingston Buildings - Paul's grandfather being Charles Kingston Daws. Maybe tomorrow. We are staying with friends of Dave and Janet's for three nights in a village called Peasedown St John. Population around ...
... to visit Oxford, but the traffic was an absolute nightmare and we gave it up. Who’d have thought smart academic types could have road rage like normal people?
Today we visited Bristol and the highlight was the Clifton Suspension Bridge. This is one of Brunel’s finest achievements as an engineer and is a spectacular bridge towering 75m above the Avon river. Like all great engineering endeavours it has an ...
I'm still attempting to get my Visa processed for my trip to China / Tibet. I though the Russians were awkward however that one was a piece of cake in comparison to this. I have bored plenty of people moaning about this issue now! The Chinese are very cautious when letting people see their homeland. That said, things are looking far more optimistic on this front, although the Chinese need confirmation of entry into the country (& train tickets can only be ...
... to let her know we were late. An hour later, at least 25 tries with the sim card, switching to the american sim card to call her husband to try to get Sue's email, switching back to the british sim card and it FINALLY working, calling Sue's number to find out it was invalid, calling her mum, calling another friend, Amanda, to look up her email, and calling Sue's home number in case she went back home; Amanda called with the number from the email-which was totally different than what we ...
Other places to stay in Bristol
Redcliffe Hill, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Lovely City Centre Hotel
- Great city Hotel
- Great Deal
2 Lower Castle Street, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Good facilities but reception and lifts awful
- Clean, large, feather comforters!
- Great value
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $121
- Complete waste of money/time and sleepless night!!!
- Nice hotel, great location and cheap
- Needs refurbishment
Filton Road, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- 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 $97
College Green , Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Celebration Meal 30 Years
- Not worth the price!!
- Great Hotel
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- Probably the worst hotel in Bristol
- Not grand at all
- Missing The One Percenters
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $123
Woodlands Lane, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $76
- Dreadful Hotel
- Quite a good hotel - doesn't deserve all its bad press!
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- City Inn Bristol- Not the best
- Great place to stay!
New Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Victoria Street, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Great bathroom!
- Perfectly OK business hotel
Bond Street South, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Explore Lane, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $54
Beggar Bush Lane, Failand, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Welsh Back, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- A lovely Experience
- Modern, Stylish and in a Great Location
- Stylish and comfortable
Aztec West, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $145
Avon Street, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $54
A38 Bridgewater Rd, Cowslip Green, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $97
The Haymarket, Bristol | Hotelfrom $86
Sion Hill, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $114
470 Bath Road, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Welcome Break Services, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $69
Saint Paul's Rd., Clifton, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $71
St Paul's Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $75