Below is a selection of places to visit in and around Bristol, near our family-run bed and breakfast in central Bristol.
The magnificent estate of Ashton Court Mansion covers 850 acres of woods and grassland with breathtaking views over the city of Bristol. This historic public space is one of the finest spots to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. During the summer the estate hosts any number of pop concerts and the balloon festival.
Opened in 1836 by the Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society, Bristol Zoo is the world's oldest provincial zoo. It is a Victorian walled zoo located between Clifton Down and Clifton College, near Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge; it covers a small area by modern standards, but with a considerable number of species.
Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum developed at Filton, to the north of Bristol. Open from summer 2017, the museum will tell the story of Bristol's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future.
Aerospace Bristol's show-stopping centrepiece will be Concorde 216. Designed, built and tested in Bristol, she was the last Concorde to be built and the last to fly.
Step back in time when you board Brunel’s SS Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world. Experience the sights, sounds and even the smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew.
Descend under water below the glass ‘sea’ to touch the world’s first great ocean line. The SS Great Britain was the first ocean-going ship to have an iron hull and a screw propeller and, when launched in 1843, was the largest vessel afloat.
There is so much to see at Brunel's SS Great Britain in Bristol. Be sure to head beneath the glass sea, walk the SS Great Britain's history in the Dockyard Museum and step onto the ship itself.
There is a packed schedule of events and activities running throughout the year, giving you the chance to make the most of your free return visits (for one year with your ticket). If you are thinking of coming along with your family, see their guide to help you plan a fun and full day out, or take a look at their interactive map. Our B&B in Bristol is only minutes away, making our guest house a perfect base for your visit to Bristol.
St Mary Redcliffe's Mission Statement is "Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness". Christians have worshipped on this site for nearly 900 years.
The present church community seeks to proclaim the gospel of Christ, maintain public worship and serve God in this place. The church is an Anglican Parish Church in the City of Bristol, south west England, close to the Bristol Channel and the River Severn Estuary.
The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, the South West's premier shopping centre based just north of Bristol. You'll find 135 leading stores, 17 restaurants and cafes and a range of excellent facilities all under one roof, giving you the finest shopping choice in the South West. Free parking, easy access from Junction 17 of the M5 and opening till 9pm, shopping has never been so convenient.
Bristol in the Summer
Take a trip to Bristol in the Summer and a walk round the waterfront area, with its myriad of cafes, and plenty of outdoor eating. Then take a stroll to the heart of the city for some retail therapy. Enjoy your time in Bristol, and take time to visit some of the exciting exhibitions and concerts that are happening all over the city in the theatres, art galleries and music venues - for the latest information visit What's On in Bristol.