The Golden Lion
Travel Blogs from Bristol
... the hills, they have had to underpin a whole suburb to stop the houses falling. Any construction in Bath today has to be off bath stone, so much of the city looks the same. The Abbey Cathedral in the city centre has so many rotting old dead saints in it that the floor is starting to cave in. It will be an interesting challenge for Jesus on the last day. The ...
Off to check Cardiff out. Another city.
Onto Bath - wandered around. Used the park and ride, which are common around here since the cities are congested because of the narrow 1800 streets. Definitely the best way to discover what cities are all about is (a) find the information centre and (b) ride the on ...
... to visit Oxford, but the traffic was an absolute nightmare and we gave it up. Who’d have thought smart academic types could have road rage like normal people?
Today we visited Bristol and the highlight was the Clifton Suspension Bridge. This is one of Brunel’s finest achievements as an engineer and is a spectacular bridge towering 75m above the Avon river. Like all great engineering endeavours it has an ...
... organist was playing something vaguely the same but not. Oh my. Fortunately we were sitting in the back, so it was not too obviously, and by the time the hymn had finished they had pulled themselves together. I was reminded during our time there that whilst I felt like I was in a time warp, this still was God's house and God's people in this amazing place called the world. ...
... days before their departure) it appears that a train reservation is enough to obtain the Visa, along with a complete itinerary of my stay. Sorting this will be my number one priority on Monday morning. I already have a quote for Ulaanbaatar to Beijing by train for £180. Not cheap but a necessary evil with just days to go to get this sorted. On the plus side it looks as if I will be in Tibet on Christmas Day. Looks as if it will certainly be a white Christmas for ...
Other places to stay in Bristol
Redcliffe Hill, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Lovely City Centre Hotel
- Great city Hotel
- Great Deal
2 Lower Castle Street, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Good facilities but reception and lifts awful
- Clean, large, feather comforters!
- Great value
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $121
- Complete waste of money/time and sleepless night!!!
- Nice hotel, great location and cheap
- Needs refurbishment
Filton Road, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- 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 $97
College Green , Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Celebration Meal 30 Years
- Not worth the price!!
- Great Hotel
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- Probably the worst hotel in Bristol
- Not grand at all
- Missing The One Percenters
Cabot, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $123
Woodlands Lane, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $76
- Dreadful Hotel
- Quite a good hotel - doesn't deserve all its bad press!
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- City Inn Bristol- Not the best
- Great place to stay!
New Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Victoria Street, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Great bathroom!
- Perfectly OK business hotel
Bond Street South, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Explore Lane, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $54
Beggar Bush Lane, Failand, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Lawrence Hill, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Welsh Back, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- A lovely Experience
- Modern, Stylish and in a Great Location
- Stylish and comfortable
Aztec West, Bristol | 4 star hotelfrom $145
Avon Street, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $54
A38 Bridgewater Rd, Cowslip Green, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $97
The Haymarket, Bristol | Hotelfrom $86
Sion Hill, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $114
470 Bath Road, Bristol | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Welcome Break Services, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $69
Saint Paul's Rd., Clifton, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $71
St Paul's Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $75