Our Bed and Breakfast is one of only a few bed and breakfast properties within ½ mile of the great city of Bristol. We are just under a mile away from the city centre (including Broadmead and Cabot Circus) and Clifton.
We are very close to the new development at Cargo 1 and 2 on Gaol Ferry Steps (just across Gaol Ferry Bridge). There are a wide variety of independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants all selling top quality food and drink (often organic or home made). Wild Beer offers a large variety of craft ales.
We are within easy access of Ashton Court Estate which hosts, amongst other things, the famous Bristol Balloon Fiesta every summer.
The Guest House is a 10 minute walk to the SS Great Britain, Brunel’s famous ship, and the Harbourside, with Clifton and the Suspension Bridge within easy access.
We are close to Avonmouth, West-super-Mare and Bath. The House is within easy reach of the M32, M4 and M5 motorways. WE are also well situated for a trip to Cribbs Causeway (20 minute drive).
The Glanville is just under a mile from Temple Meads train station, just over a mile from Bristol Bus Station and a 20 minute drive to Bristol Airport.
We are used by friends and relatives visiting people in the hospital (Bristol Royal Infirmary), the Childrens’ Hospital and the Maternity Hospital (St. Michael’s) as we are one and a half miles away.
Families of students at Bristol University and UWE also stay with us as we are a good base to visit the Universities and the City.
As well as visiting Bristol we are also a good base for visiting Cardiff, Bath and the Thermae Bath Spa, with easy bus and train links. See their website at www.thermaebathspa.com
We are also well situated for contractors and builders as we are close to the main development sites in Bristol such as the Gas Works development, Wapping Wharf (Umberslade), the Bristol University development on St. Michael’s Hill, the sites on Jacobs Wells Road, Whiteladies Road, Finzels Reach near Victoria Road and the Ashton Gate Football Stadium.
Most of the following attractions are within an easy half an hour’s walk:
- The Bristol Museum
- Brunel’s famous SS Great Britain
- Mshed (Bristol Museum)
- @bristol and The Bristol Aquarium
- Bristol Cathedral
- Park Street and Bristol University
- The place to shop Cabot Circus
- Bristol Zoo
- Ferry Boat
- Clifton and Brunel’s famous suspension bridge
- Entertainment at Colston Hall and Bristol Hippodrome
- Ashton Gate Bristol City football club
- Comedy Box at the Hen and Chicken
- Tobacco Factory and Brewery theatre
- Ashton Court Estate
- The City of Bath
Southville and North Street
We are on the edge of a residential area called Southville. North Street is the main high street it is a busy and thriving street a 5 minute walk from here. The area has attractions of its own with The Tobacco Factory Theatre and the Comedy Box at the Hen and Chicken as well as many bars and restaurants offering a wide variety of quality food and drink. These include The Souk Kitchen, The Lounge, The Thali Cafe and the Spotted Cow amongst many others. On a Sunday morning you can wander round the market at the Tobacco Factory. See the website www.bristolindependents.co.uk for more information regarding the shops, bars and restaurants on North Street.