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Brunel’s SS Great Britain

It’s among Bristol’s premier tourist attractions and the recipient of numerous awards, so high on your agenda if visiting this fine city should be Brunel’s wonderful SS Great Britain. The ship was launched in 1843 and travelled around the world 32 times. Its working life ended in 1933 but this vast vessel didn’t return home [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Attractions|Comments Off on Brunel’s SS Great Britain

Bordeaux Quay – Bristol

If you’re visiting Bristol and fancy a sumptuous lunch, dinner, snack or just a drink while enjoying equally fine views, pop along to the Bordeaux Quay. Situated in the city’s fashionable Waterfront zone, it boasts first-class views of the harbourside so try and grab a table by the tall windows. The white-walled building is [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Places To Eat, Restaurants|Comments Off on Bordeaux Quay – Bristol

Bristol Ferry Boats

If you’ve got a spare 40 minutes while exploring Bristol, hop aboard a bright yellow and blue ferry for a trip around the city’s waterways. The charming Bristol Ferry Boats ply their trade from the City Centre, next to the Watershed, and head in two different directions: out towards Temple Meads or past Baltic Wharf [...]

By | January 31st, 2016|Attractions|Comments Off on Bristol Ferry Boats

Avon Gorge Hotel – Bristol

Many hotels claim they have a decent view but the location of Bristol’s Avon Gorge Hotel takes some beating. It’s situated on the edge, quite literally, of a deep gorge in the heart of Clifton Village, overlooking Brunel’s fabulous Clifton Suspension Bridge. This hotel will always remain close to my heart, being the place where I [...]

By | July 16th, 2015|Accommodation, Hotels/B&Bs|Comments Off on Avon Gorge Hotel – Bristol