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Some Useful Information About Vacations In Vibrant Bristol

Britain is a wonderful place to take a vacation. It is incredibly popular with a diverse range of people ranging from mountain climbers, hikers, ramblers, hill-walkers and other folk of that ilk to people who enjoy such things as castles, historical buildings, fortified houses and stately homes.

Another thing attracting visitors is that the destination features captivating countryside with an abundance of breathtaking sites of beauty as well as a broad number of top class attractions. In the article below I discuss the incredibly popular English vacation destination of Bristol.

Bristol City Breaks and Useful Things To Know

Bristol has an immensely rich and superbly varied history, making it the ideal city in which to take a vacation.  At one time Bristol was amongst the country’s top 3 medieval towns after London.

The city was one of the primary trading ports in the land, and in the fourteenth century, the port handled most of England’s trade with the Irish. In 1373 Bristol became a county in it’s own right, and during this time the city developed into a hub of shipbuilding and manufacturing.

It is the city’s richly diverse cultural history that makes it one of the most exciting of the English cities today. Fortunately, those tourists wishing to spend time in Bristol will quickly discover that there is a plentiful amount of Bristol bed and breakfast available to book online, making it incredibly easy to make reservations.

Bristol has an amazingly diverse arts scene with Bristol bringing forth an interesting selection of extremely talented and rather successful artists year after year. Not too many folk know  that Wallace & Grommit were first brought to life in Bristol, and that Cary Grant also came from the city. The graffiti artist known as Banksy sprayed his most easily recognised works of art in and around  the city of Bristol. Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery is a entry free tourist attraction well worth a visit which shows an amazing collection of superb art works, natural history, ancient artefacts, archaeology  and an ever changing selection of exhibitions and events. If you are looking for a truly unique arts centre experience then take the time to visit Spike Island. This centre concentrates on the exhibition and production of contemporary visual arts, incorporating various aspects of painting, working with moving images, multimedia projects, printmaking and more. If you would much prefer a slightly more traditional art gallery, then The Royal West of England Academy should meet with approval. The Royal West of England Academy was Bristol’s very first art gallery and has over 1,200 works of art dating from the nineteenth century to the present day.

You will find a respectable collection of visitor attractions in Bristol. One of the most interesting places to visit is Bristol Zoo which is home to over 450 diverse species of animal. Bristol Zoo is involved in the conservation of rare insects, mammals and amphibians. from around the world.

If equine matters interest you then a few hours spent at Horseworld could prove perfect for you and your family. A visit to Horseworld allows you to meet donkeys, horses and ponies. If it interests you you can also enjoy taking part in the hand feeding of the animals. Another two tourist attractions which are rather similar are Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm and Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, both of which supply all the things you will need for a thrilling day out for your family.

If the article above has interested you so much so that you are currently deciding upon taking a break in the city of  Bristol it is crucial that you reserve your  accommodation at the earliest moment as, sadly Bristol hotel and guest house accommodation tend to be alarmingly busy and are commonly fully booked for a long period in advance. If you are travelling in a group you may find that Bristol apartment accommodation are a cheap alternative than paying for your whole family to stay in one of the many Bristol hotels, guest houses or other accommodation..

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