Rowan Lodge Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bristol
Stage one of our journey...arrived at Bristol bus station (an hour early). Having a coffee and a blueberry muffin to keep us going until we get to the airport. I found one of Tilly's cat hairs on my trousers and felt a bit emotional and homesick already. But it's cold and raining here in Bristol City centre, so I'm sure when the 36 degree heat of Bangkok hits me I will forget all about the ...
Finally, today's the day! We fly tonight from Heathrow. This morning will be spent finishing off final bits of packing-checking what's packed, unpacking it and repacking it! The house will have a final quick clean to leave it tidy for our house guests Tim and Hannah, amble food will be laid out for the cats, Adam will spend ages pretending to tie up all the loose ends of work and I will faff around deciding which shoes to wear to the airport. Then we will be on our ...
So it has officially come. Winter has struck the UK. Now I know what you're thinking: "Wow! Snowy England! All those rainy days for staying in and relaxing!" Well combine that with the seasonal flu and downpours of rain every half hour. It's not great. Sooooo, what else has happened? Well, writing a bit. School has drowned me in a sea of papers, exams ...
... br> Our hotel was nice and not too far from the town centre. We walked past a lovely square lined with beautiful terrace buildings and then across the floating harbour and walk bridge to the vegan festival.
The festival was a good size with 2 main tents full of stalls and free samples and things to buy. We started off reacquainting ourselves with cheezly products and I was reminded that I quite like their ...
... Avonmouth, missing the M48/Severn Bridge into Wales by meters. Lyanne told me to take a picture, since that was the closest I'd get to Wales with her. Haha. So, I have a random picture of a bridge with half of the car in the picture which you'll see- so you know now. We had the exhilarating pleasure of driving past the docks. It was so amazing I can't even remember what was there. We finally got back to the M5 and life was grand.
Now I sit here enjoying the silence as the kids ...
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