Travel Blogs from Bristol
... place with plants seeming to grow where they will. Only in one spot did we find an organized planting of flowers and other flora amid an expanse of lawn. It was a nice walk and by the time we got back to the Royal Crescent the house was open. The Royal Crescent is a graceful arc of buildings from the Georgian period. There is a hotel in the center section with homes making up the rest of the crescent. These ...
Since our B&B is well situated to the various attractions, we spent the day on foot and left the car parked. Sue served us breakfast to order with enough food to keep us full for several hours. It looks like rain so we grabbed our rain gear as we headed out to our first activity of the day, the free walking tour of Bath given by volunteers. It starts at the Roman Baths at 10:30. By the time we arrive, they are in the process ...
... we were going to walk over it, so we walked. The other side had a Visitors' Centre, which was reasonably interesting. The bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world when it was built, but Stephen had thought it was the first. But no - suspension bridge design has been around for millennia. So for him it was a bit of a disappointment. But I found it more interesting than I expected, so it balanced out, really.
We found the bus to take ...
... blend cider was a ginger cider which is not exactly a flavour I would ever choose or want. It tasted like straight ginger beer. Anyway, it was a nice bar which would most definitely be Jason's local if we lived in Bristol as he so happily expressed to me, but we left after that one because the night before was catching up on me.
The next day we went on a street art walking tour to check out the home of Banksy which has embraced street art like nowhere else I have seen. ...
... elusive and I think we got a bit turned round in our sense of direction and we didn't have the GPS but we eventually found it and had the bonus of seeing Bradford on Avon which was an amazing old village with heaps of character. Charles had to take us but we were actually taking them out for lunch. We arrived just before the kitchen closed at 2.30 so we made it and had a great lunch there. AFter that we just headed home ...
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 $104
Bond Street South, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Explore Lane, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $77
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $108
Beggar Bush Lane, Failand, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $102
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
St Paul's Rd, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $80
11 -15 St Paul's Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $85