Address: Ashton Court Golf and Cycle Centre, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol, BS8 3PX. Covered outdoor seating is available. There are toilets. Opening times. October to March: Tuesday to Sunday: 10am to 3pm. April to September: Tuesday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm. Opening times may change depending on the weather.
One of our top picks in Bristol. Set above Avon Gorge, this hotel overlooks Brunel's famous suspension bridge. It has a large terrace for al fresco dining with excellent views. Located in Clifton, the hotel is about 2 miles from Bristol city centre, which can be reached on foot. A wide range of restaurants are available within a few minutes’ walk.
Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park between Bristol and Bath has indoor and outdoor play areas, animal handling activities and over 90 acres to explore. Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park between Bristol and Bath has indoor and outdoor play areas, animal handling activities and over 90 acres to explore.
The Avon Valley Railway (AVR) is a three-mile-long heritage railway based at Bitton station in South Gloucestershire, England, not far from Bristol and is run by a local group: The Avon Valley Railway Company Ltd. The railway follows the Avon Valley south-east from Oldland Common, through Bitton and alongside the River Avon towards Kelston and Bath.
Blaise Castle is a folly built in 1766 near Henbury in Bristol, England. The castle sits within the Blaise Castle Estate, which also includes Blaise Castle House, a Grade II* listed 18th-century mansion house. The folly castle is also Grade II* listed and ancillary buildings including the orangery and dairy also have listings.
Blaise Castle Estate Cafe Christmas opening times. Closed: 25 and 26 December and 1 January. Open: 10am to 3pm on these dates: 27 to 31 December and 2 to 3 January. Walking routes. There are footpaths in the estate. You can download maps of our walking routes: Castle walk. 1¼ miles (40 minutes) Has views over the gorge.
Along with Blaise Castle the Hamlet is listed, Grade II*, on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England. Nikolaus Pevsner described Blaise Hamlet as "the ne plus ultra of picturesque layout and design".
Bristol Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, is the Church of England cathedral in the city of Bristol, England. Founded in 1140 and consecrated in 1148, it was originally St Augustine's Abbey but after the Dissolution of the Monasteries it became in 1542 the seat of the newly created Bishop of Bristol and the cathedral of the new Diocese of Bristol.
The original Bristol Harbour Railway was a joint venture by the GWR and sister company the Bristol and Exeter Railway, opened in 1872 between Temple Meads and the Floating Harbour. Its route included a tunnel under St Mary Redcliffe church and a steam-powered bascule bridge over the entrance locks at Bathurst Basin.
Bristol Zoo is a zoo in the city of Bristol in South West England. The zoo's stated mission is to "[maintain and defend] biodiversity through breeding endangered species, conserving threatened species and habitats and promoting a wider understanding of the natural world".
Consequently, Caldicot Castle reverted to the king's control, only to be granted to the Duke of Lancaster, who allowed the site to be leased by several tenants until the mid-1800's. The infamous antiquary, Mr. J.R. Cobb, bought Caldicot Castle in 1855, and set out to restore it to its earlier grandeur.
Castle Park (sometimes referred to as Castle Green) is a public open space in Bristol, England, managed by Bristol City Council. It is bounded by the Floating Harbour and Castle Street to the south, Lower Castle Street to the east, and Broad Weir, Newgate and Wine Street to the north.
Clifton Down is an area of public open space in Bristol, England, north of the village of Clifton. With its neighbour Durdham Down to the northeast, it constitutes the large area known as The Downs, much used for leisure including walking and team sports. Clifton Down is the part of the Downs south of Stoke Road.
The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a world famous suspension bridge spanning the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset. Since opening in 1864, it has been a toll bridge; the income from which provides funds for its maintenance.
Today, thousands of visitors enjoy boating, walking and cycling along the peaceful towpaths of the Kennet & Avon Canal, fondly known as the K&A. This beautiful waterway is a favourite family weekend escape for locals and a pleasure to discover on a day out for visitors. Go to our places to visit ...
Leigh Woods is a 2-square-kilometre (0.77 sq mi) area of woodland on the south-west side of the Avon Gorge, close to the Clifton Suspension Bridge, within North Somerset opposite the English city of Bristol and north of the Ashton Court estate, of which it formed a part.
M Shed Free entry! See amazing film and photographs, listen to moving personal stories, encounter rare and quirky objects and add your own memories of Bristol through the interactive displays. From prehistoric times to the present day, M Shed tells the story of the city and its unique place in the world.
Queen Square is a 2.4 hectares (5.9 acres) Georgian square in the centre of Bristol, England. Following the destruction of the 1831 riot, Queen Square declined through the latter part of the 19th century, was threatened by a planned main line railway station, and then bisected by a dual carriageway in the 1930s.
The Royal West of England Academy was the first art gallery to be established in Bristol. Its foundation was financed by a bequest of £2,000 in the will of Ellen Sharples in 1849, and a well-known group of artists in Bristol, known as the Bristol Society of Artists.
The Severn Bridge is located close to the former Aust Ferry. The bridge is a suspension bridge of conventional design, with the deck supported by two main cables slung between two steel towers. In 1966 the cables supporting the bridge deck were spun from 18,000 miles (29,000 km) of wire.
St. Mary Redcliffe is an Anglican parish church located in the Redcliffe district of Bristol, England. The church is a short walk from Bristol Temple Meads station. The church building was constructed from the 12th to the 15th centuries, and it has been a place of Christian worship for over 900 years.
The Stanton Drew stone circles are just outside the village of Stanton Drew in the English county of Somerset. The largest stone circle is the Great Circle, 113 metres (371 ft) in diameter and the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury); it is considered to be one of the largest Neolithic monuments to have been built.
The Georgian House Museum Discover what a Bristol sugar plantation and slave owner’s home might have looked like around 1790. Eleven rooms spread over four floors reveal what life was like above and below stairs, from the kitchen in the basement where servants prepared meals to the elegant formal rooms above.
Upfest 2018, Europe’s largest, free, street art & graffiti festival, attracting over 400 artists painting 50 venues throughout Bedminster & Southville, Bristol from 28th-30th July. Talented artists travel from 70 countries and across the UK to paint live on 60,000sqft of surfaces in front of 50,000 visitors.