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Stories and Tips Bristol

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Eating Out In Bristol

Written by Joy S on 20 Aug, 2012

We stayed in Bristol for 3 nights and ate out in a different restaurant each evening. We had 2 meals that we really enjoyed and would recommend, but one evening we were very disappointed and would not go back to that particular restaurant.The first…Read More

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Boat Trip in Bristol

Written by Joy S on 20 Aug, 2012

We had really wanted to take a boat trip in Bristol. The city centre is interwoven so much with the old floating harbour, that I felt this really is a must-do here. There are lots of boats used as pleasure craft and it…Read More

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Written by Joy S on 19 Aug, 2012

Clifton Village is a suburb of the city of Bristol. We visited the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge which spans the Avon Gorge from Clifton on one side to Leigh Woods on the other side. We decided to have a stroll around this area,…Read More

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Tips and Hints

Written by Joy S on 23 Aug, 2011

* There are a number of tourist information centres and outlets in Bristol. The main one is in the centre of the At Bristol complex on the harbour side. They can book tours, trips, theatre tickets etc. and have details and timetables…Read More

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Overview and Highlights

Written by Joy S on 22 Aug, 2011

We were going on holiday in southern England and decided to break the long journey by stopping off in Bristol for a couple of days. This is the West Country's biggest city. It is 120 miles west of London and just across the…Read More

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Chasing Banksy

Written by captain oddsocks on 07 Feb, 2008

Banksy is possibly the world’s most famous graffiti artist. He’s been variously described as an "elusive art terrorist", "shadowy", "a streetwise scourge of the establishment" and has painted and stencilled across several continents, most famously on the Palestinian side of the Jerusalem wall. His work…Read More

Bristol-a potted history

Written by GB from Devizes on 17 Nov, 2004

The City of Bristol is the centre of its own Unitarian authority, basically meaning that it governs itself and is regarded as a county in its own right. It is situated on the banks of the Severn Estuary, and in days gone by, ranked alongside…Read More

Cabot Tower

Written by Hotwellian on 22 Apr, 2002

The Cabot Tower stands on Brandon Hill overlooking the heart of the city. It was built in 1897 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Cabot's voyage of discovery to Newfoundland. Admission is free and it is worth the somehwat breathless climb to get…Read More

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