The bright lights of the BIG City! Bristol beckons for more than just the bright lights, historially Bristol played a major part in creating this country and most people can name at least one reason why Bristol is famous. Why not venture to Bristol during your stay at Chilcott's Barn? This city does not disappoint. With so many elements to explore and plenty of festivals and events throughout the year you are sure to land right in the excitement whenever you decide to visit. 

Here are a few suggestions to help you:

  • Balloon Festival - the really popular balloon festival brings in thousands of visitors each year. The spectacular sight of dozens of balloons soaring high over the City delights all ages. There are several really good vantage points in the vacinity and so you'll be sure of a good glimpe wherever you decide to watch. 
  • Clifton - the smart and sophisticated area of Clifton features shops, pubs and resturants as well as some spectacular acrchitechure. Exploring beyond the main streets and you'll find yourself on the downs or at Clifton Suspension Bridge. Always a great place for a lesiurely lunch Clifton is well worth a visit. 
  • The Docks - famed for its shipping Bristol has seen the dock area regenerated and is now a great place to stroll and soak up the atmosphere. Museums, SS Great Britain and bars create a lively feel and great for exploring on bike.

You may also like to visit Bristol for its great selection of shops both in the City centre and further out at Cribb's Causeway a large retail area with a mall like building.