The Dockmaster's House
Travel Blogs from Bristol
... 1972, Paris 1973, Greek Islands 1980, Copenhagen 2000ish. Living in London off and on was a blast and something I'd like to do more and of course travel in the UK - Yorkshire is gorgeous, Edinburgh delightful, Cumbria magnificent. Wales is lovely, Devon my perennial holiday home. Cornwall is stunning but somewhat scarey. Somerset and home are soft, gentle, welcoming, safe.
What I really want to do is what @plaingoldband ...
As you could probably guess from the title of this entry, I went back to school last week. *plays sad music* In less depressing news, how is it in Australia? Nice and sunny and warm? How nice...because it's definitely not like that here. It's cold, and Christmas adverts flood the telly. If you think that it's too early for Christmas adverts, prepare yourself. I was in sainsbury's (the English version of woolworths) ...
... number of catastrophes along the way, I had made it back to the UK safe and sound.
The elephant in the uncomfortably small, and shrinking, box room that is my addled mind was what my next move would be now back in Blighty. It was a question that was to get altogether more murky two days later. But that's another story...
... ticket in another country proved to have its own challenges. Bath was busy and crowded with tourists, and the boys wanted to swim at the hotel before the pool closed, so we drove back to Bristol after picking up some fudge and tea. Back at the hotel Lucas and Anthony enjoyed the pool, Brad took a nap and I caught up on blogging. It was nice to take a few moments to relax.
We walked down to the waterfront for a bite to eat. The boys chose to eat ...
... us some indication what they'd be going through the next day (in summary, a LOT of pain!). We had a great ride, bagging our first Alpine col (Col de Sarenne), at a slightly annoying altitude of 1999m!!
The following day we headed up, together with an estimated half a million others, onto the hill, to secure our place. We managed to find some other Brits with a couple of large Union jacks to join, and enjoyed a great few hours of ...
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