After enjoying city breaks in London, Edinburgh and Birmingham we decided to head to the south west of England for our next weekend away. My journey on board a CrossCountry train was pleasant, having an interesting conversation with an Edinburgh green keeper, learning about life on one of Scotland's premier golf courses as we journeyed …
Category: Bristol & Bath November 2017
A four day city break in Bristol including a day trip to nearby Bath and visits to SS Great Britain and Concorde at Aerospace Bristol.
Day 1: Bristol waterfront, cathedral and city centre
Day 2: A day trip to Bath, including visits to the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey and the Royal Crescent.
Day 3: SS Great Britain and Aerospace Bristol
Day 4: The Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge and the M Shed Museum
Day 2. Exploring Bath
We were up bright and early as we had planned to spend the day in neighbouring Bath, 10 miles (16km) from Bristol. Getting there was easy as trains depart frequently from Bristol Temple Meads taking just over 10 minutes to Bath Spa station, adult off-peak day return fares are £8.60. From the moment we left …
Day 3. SS Great Britain & Aerospace Bristol
After the previous day's glorious sunshine, we woke to grey skies but as we'd planned to spend the day visiting two of Bristol's top cultural highlights which were both indoors, it didn't bother us too much. So, after our usual cooked breakfasts and large cappuccinos we felt suitably nourished and ready for a day of …
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Day. 4. The Clifton Suspension Bridge & M Shed, Bristol
Our final day in Bristol, but still plenty of time for more sightseeing, so after checking out of the Travelodge and leaving our luggage to collect later in the day we once again caught the Bristol Ferry Boats 10.00 a.m. service. Unlike the previous day, when we disembarked at SS Great Britain, this time we …
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