This contemporary hotel in central Bristol brings you a fresh, modern design in each of its stunning guest rooms and first class facilities including a fitness center, laundry services and meeting rooms and conference rooms for those travelling on business. This chic establishment is also home to an award winning restaurant, serving modern European cuisine and a celebrated wine list.
If you’re after a romantic getaway, Bristol has to be one of Britain’s best choices. Steeped in history, the city is littered with beautiful architecture, from gothic churches to Georgian townhouses and the iconic Victorian Clifton Suspension Bridge. Take a cycle tour to take in all the attractions and get a feeling of the city’s identity and heritage. There’s even a picnic package option, where you’ll be provided with a hamper stuffed with lots of goodies and a picnic blanket, so when you find somewhere beautiful to stop you can eat al fresco as you reflect on your day. For a grand gesture, Bristol Balloons and Bailey Balloons both offer great hot air balloon packages for two. Enjoy unique views of the city as you toast your mini-break with a flute of champagne.
It can be difficult to find exciting activities for children during city breaks, but Bristol is unique in that it offers a large range of activities. Bristol Zoo is always a good option for wildlife aficionados or if you’re after something more unique then Longleat Safari and Adventure Park makes a fun and exciting day out. Longleat House is a stunning Elizabethan house, so juxtaposed against the range of exotic animals on its grounds makes for an original and memorable day out. Spot cheetahs, rhinos and zebras from the comfort of your car or get interactive feeding the giraffes at the African Village.
For culture, the Georgian House Museum is a beautiful six-storey house dating back to 1790. It was once the home of sugar merchant and slave plantation owner John Pinney and has been lovingly restored to how it might have looked in the 18th century. Discover more about what life would have been like in Pinney’s contemporary and learn about Pero Jones, the African slave who lived and died here working for him. Highlights include a water plunge pool in the basement and an exhibition of the sugar trade and slavery at the time.