Ship-shape and Bristol Fashion…

England, Bristol Guide (B): Ship-shape and Bristol Fashion…

Bristol has always been a mystical place accessed from the M5 which causes multiple traffic jams in every direction. It is also a nightmare to drive around the city centre, with each roundabout comprising multiple lanes, at least three of which will be a bus lane, and one which will force you to do a U-turn and come back the way you just came. Even our Sat Nav gave up the ghost and started shouting random street names at us. Many of which were not even in Bristol (“Turn left onto Las Vegas Boulevard. Turn right onto the Champs Elysees). But once you’ve dumped the car and left the concrete jungle behind, there’s a whole lot of fab stuff in Bristol…

We based ourselves in the Premier Inn at King Street. No beating around the bush here…it was cheap(ish) and well located. In fact it’s so well located that you are in stumbling distance of Bristol’s famous “Beermuda Triangle”. More on that later! It’s around the corner from the Queen Charlotte Street NCP, which although pricey (£21 for 24 hours) you do get a 25% discount from the hotel. Making it almost a bargain. And it was still cheaper than getting the train. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ship-shape and Bristol Fashion…
Guide Location: England » Bristol
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Premier Inn   Llandoger Trow   M Shed   SS Great Britain   Dockyard Café Bar   Cottage Inn   Hannover Quay   Bag of Nails   Spitfire BBQ   Walkabout   Pitcher & Piano   Small Bar   King William Ale House   The Famous Royal Navy Volunteer   The Beer Emporium   Kongs   Cabot Tower  
Author: Emmalene Fletcher
Read it on author's website: https://abrummiehomeandabroad.com/2016/08/06/ship-shape-and-bristol-fashion-a-brummie-home-and-abroad-guide-to-one-day-in-bristol/