Country hotel with pool only 8 miles from Bristol – 4 star – Bristol

For the perfect balance between city and country, this gorgeous four star country hotel with pool, only 8 miles from Bristol, is the ideal option. Situated just a few miles from the city centre of Bristol, this tranquil haven is surrounded by the picturesque countryside that defines this stunning part of the United Kingdom. Make the most of the leisure facilities, whether you want to treat yourself to some treatments in the beauty salon, work out in the fully equipped gym, play croquet in the gorgeous grounds or relax in the sauna you are sure to leave feeling reenergised and relaxed. The hotel also benefits from free internet access, fully equipped conference and meeting rooms and free parking.

If you can pry yourself away from this deluxe Secret Hotel, you won’t be disappointed with the delights that Bristol has to offer. This historic city has all the quaint trimmings you would expect: Victorian pubs, haunted coaching inns and some fantastic markets. St Nicholas Market has been operating since 1743 selling everything from fresh produce to vintage clothes and antiques. For shopaholics, don’t miss out on perusing the stunning shopping quarter Clifton Village. Expect boutique jewelers and independent clothing brands. For souvenirs why not pick up a bottle of the West Country’s favourite tipple in the Bristol Cider Shop, or select some homemade chocolates from Guilbert’s, which has been crafting chocolates for over 100years.

Children will love At-Bristol science centre, where they can learn about animation, star constellations in the planetarium and the human body. With loads of fun interactive displays, it makes a great family day out. For evening entertainment, Bristol has a big cultural scene with Bristol Old Vic Theatre at the forefront. This beautiful Georgian auditorium has been the city’s home theatre since 1766 and today continues to have a range of critically acclaimed performances. Check the box office for the latest events.

Alternatively, The Lanes is a great evening out for the family, with everything under one roof. There’s a bowling alley with an American style diner, an in house cinema showing cult and classic films, a cocktail bar where you can enjoy your favourite drink in the summer courtyard and even a stand up comedy show and karaoke night. Whether you’re after somewhere fun and relaxed to go with friends or want to celebrate a special occasion, The Lanes is the perfect destination to make lots of happy memories.