Set in extensive mature gardens with ample parking in the grounds, Bridge Farm House Bristol is a good choice those seeking good budget accommodation and enjoy a relaxing break within easy reach of Bristol city or bristol airport., the historic city of Bath, Cheddar and the Chew Valley.
Things to do locally
- Cycling. Bristol is the UK's first Cycling City. Huge investment has been made in developing cycling routes in and around the city. The fabulous Ashton Court Mountain Bike Centre is just 10 minutes away from Bridge Farm Guest House Bristol.
- Fly Fishing. We are situated right in the heart of the famous Chew Valley Lakes area where fly fishing is renowned across the UK and Europe. Barrow Tanks, which are three of the small lakes are literally 200m from our door.
- Canoeing / Kayaking. We are able to put activity groups and stag / hen parties in touch with activity centres locally to offer sports such as canoeing and kayaking.
- Golf. As we are situated on the edge of Bristol, we have easy access to a number of excellent golf courses. Less than 1 mile away is Woodspring Golf Club and Long Ashton and Clifton Golf Clubs are just 10 minutes away in Failand. Further afield (within 25 mins drive) there are courses in Clevedon, Shirehampton, Filton, Stockwood and Almondsbury.
- Walking / Hiking. The Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) that is the Mendip Hills lie just the other side of Bristol Airport, about 15 minutes drive from Bridge Farm Guest House Bristol. There are trails to suit all levels of fitness. Look out for wild Deer, Buzzards and Kites. In the beautiful Cheddar Gorge, you can see Peregrine Falcons and wild Goats who clamber up the steep rocks like they are flat!
- Climbing. The Avon Gorge and Cheddar Gorge (both just 20 mins drive away) offer experienced climbers superb opportunities to climb their walls. We can put you in touch with local climbing clubs to arrange climbs and training.
- Shopping. Bristol has some excellent shopping available to suit every taste. Cabot Circus in the Broadmead area has a huge range of High Street brands as does the Mall at Cribbs Causeway, just off the M5 at J17. For something a bit different, you may wish to head to Clifton where you will find many independent shops selling items you won't find anywhere else.
- Sightseeing. If all of the above sounds a bit energetic for you, why not take a stroll around some of the area's best known landmarks and festivals:
- Clifton Suspension Bridge - just 10 mins drive from Bridge Farm Guest House Bristol
- The SS Great Britain - Brunel's first great steam ship is now a major tourist attraction in Bristol's Harbour
- The Floating Harbour - There is much more to see than just the SS Great Britain. Wander around and relax in the many harbourside cafes
- Chew Valley - The three main lakes of the Chew Valley and the lovely villages around them are just a few minutes drive from Bridge Farm Guest House Bristol
- Bath - Bath is easily reached by car (about 30 mins drive) or you can drive to Bristol Temple Meads and let the train take the strain! The A4 double decker green bus runs every 30 minutes from Bristol Airport to Bath and stops outside of Bridge Farm Guest House Bristol. Runs from 0430 - 2330. Tickets can be purchased on board.
- The International Balloon Fiesta - held every August in Ashton Court Estate, Bristol
- The Bristol Harbour Festival - held every July at the Floating Harbour Bristol
- The International Kite Festival - held in September at Ashton Court Estate, Bristol
- The Vegetarian Food Fair held in Bristol's harbourside
- The Chocolate Festival held in Bristol City Centre