The Dockmaster's House

Address: Pier Road, Bristol, England, BS20 7HG, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bristol

We Gather Together

A travel blog entry by cduval on Nov 08, 2015

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... day they looked very orderly -- as were the secret plans that kept Hughenden safe from German bombs in the '40s.

I met Avis over 25 years ago when we were both teaching at Trevelyan Middle School in Windsor. Another long and rich friendship!

Later, lunch at the Thatched Tavern in Ascot with uncle Michael and Sue... always a treat in any season.

Washington Earth Sangha friends, Ewen and Cynthia, visited for a day on a short trip from ...

Finally, a castle

A travel blog entry by arne_yveline on Nov 02, 2015

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... They apparently even handed out seeding calenders.

If you want to know more about the keep itself, you’ll have to ask Alexis, as she stole my audio tour player by means of asking nicely, and listened to the funny bloke all the rest of the way. Her english grades better be amazing.

We left the castle and ambled about the old town until we found the old Victorian market place, where we bought enough food to give us two homecooked meals. ...

Heading to Bristol

A travel blog entry by etta.spence on Jun 22, 2015

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We set off at 6.15am heading for Bristol. It took us two hours to clear the M25, fancy doing that every day. The truck was right in front of us and we had vehicles either side. It rained initially then cleared just before we got to Bristol, Spent most of the day with Cliff, Jean and Aunty Phyllis who is 102 and smokes about 50 cigs a week! ...

Food, Glorious Food

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise on May 05, 2014

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... the grey stones of the huge building which surround it on all sides.

I'd also recommend the steam train which takes you to SS. Great Britain. If you don't mind coughing a tad at the steam it's a great way to take in the river which flows right through the middle of the city. Add into this the FREE museum detailing Bristol's fantastic history and the local wildlife to be found, Bristol truly is a forgotten gem.

Across the border amongst the Sassenachs

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Aug 13, 2013

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... the seats are too small to have my camera on my lap as well as all the other junk I seem to need, and I'm sure it would set off another volley of apologies from the seat beside me.

I am headed to Bristol to see an old friend, Marie - my best friend when we were about 15 or 16, in the depths of our turbulent teens. She and I both loved Maths and Art, and she has gone on to be an academic in Maths Education at a British university. She has three kids, about the same ...

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