The Dockmaster's House
Travel Blogs from Bristol
... for the wealthy who wanted a home in Bath when they came to take advantage of the curative waters at the baths. The first of these houses is now a museum open to the public. It is appointed with Georgian furnishings and shows how the wealthy would have lived here as well as their servants. For instance it was the height of fashion for a lady to shave her eyebrows and paste on carefully trimmed strips of ...
... up into 5 groups. The tour is supposed to be 90 minutes, but we are told may vary depending on the group and guide. Our guide starts by telling us about the square we're in and then proceeds to walk us around the entire old town area pointing out the sites and giving out basic information. This is a great way to get to know where things are at and figure out what you want to check out further. Our group was pretty large and slow ...
It's SO weird being back in Old Sodbury. I'm not sure exactly what has changed but something definitely isn't the same any more. Arrived yesterday evening and had a lovely night at the pub with all my friends. When I woke up though, something didn't feel right at all. I sat sobbing on my bed for an hour and couldn't leave the room cause my face looked like a puffs fish. Don't feel at all at home here, and realise more and more how much I don't like England and how much I love living ...
Today I woke up really late.
Which would have been fine, if I then didn't have to rush to get out before checkout!
Then I walked to a coffee shop and sat there for what was, no kidding, 4 hours.
I sat, read, listened to music, ate a Welsh Cake thing, and eveuntually Cate turned up.
We had a lovely chat about travel and life and everything. I'm so glad I got to catch her while I was in Cardiff.
But that time ...
We arrived at the main train station and our hotel was closer to the previous stop (which we couldn't get off at). So even though we didn't have a valid ticket for the previous station, we caught a train there and walked to our hotel. Ooooh, rebels! We were amazed at how many bikes were at the main train station!
Out hotel was called 'Malago'. It was a small hotel that used to be a pub years ago. It was nice and comfy and included breakfast each ...
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
Broad St., Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- 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
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 $162
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