Travel Blogs from Bristol
... being unusually sunny for late autumn, we headed off to check it out.
Yes! It IS a great little town.
A kind of English hilly version of Sydney's Glebe.
It's just on the edge of the Cotswolds and a 'transition' town.
I don't know if Australia and the US have these yet, but it's all about locally sourced produce and communal sharing of skills and, to some extent, goods.
From the happy faces and the vibrant vibe, I'd say ...
The Castle had passed through so many hands, its history was downright confusing. Main thing I remembered was; the Normans came and built a keep, war and new ownership, uprising and new ownership, some more new ownership, and then the Butes came along in Victorian times. They ended up insanely rich because of a gamble on coal export, repaired the insane amount of damage, dug up roman foundations predating the normans (surprise!) and reconstructed ...
... for two hours at the airport. Sure enough everything went smoothly and I was back in Bristol at midday in the sunshine.
I have calculated that I travelled around the globe two and a half times in the last two years. Having been at my mother’s now for several days I have had a chance to reflect on this trip and to reread my first blog and see whether it met my expectations.
On a personal note is certainly has met my expectations. I now ...
... iawn. Roedd en deimlad odd ar ol yr holl deithio dwi di gwneud dros y blynyddoedd bo fi ond a flight awr a thrichwarter tro ma. Taxi wedyn ir gwesty ac o ni yn fy stafell erbyn tua 1030. Gwesty yn rhad iawn felly ddim yn disgwyl llawer ond maen neis iawn. It was lovely to catch up with rhian and ffion and mum and dad for a quick Brunch before i caught the bus to bristol airport. The service is really good. Although it ...
... and Sebi had 4-5 pigeons on them and were laughing hysterically, and I was laughing so hard I was crying! Of course, they got pooed on, which apparently means 5 years good luck. I think it means Bird Flu, but whatever. :)
After that, we headed back to Abbots Leigh and took a wrong turn (SURPRISE!) and almost ended up in Wales, which I was excited about. Lyanne doesn't care for Wales though, and was not excited at all. We took the M4 and realized where we were going and exited the ...
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
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 $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
St Paul's Rd, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $80
11 -15 St Paul's Road, Bristol | 2 star hotelfrom $85