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Tel code: 01275 | code search
Postcode: BS20 | code search
Population: 780
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Days Inn Bristol Hotel Gordano
"Family with young children,It was simple and value for money - just like the website said.

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Days Inn Bristol Hotel Gordano
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Days Inn Bristol Hotel Gordano
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Portbury is a small village near the Severn Estuary between Bristol and Portishead with good access to the M5 and the A369. There is evidence that life has been going on at Portbury since ancient times. n 1988 a standing stone was recovered from a farmer's pond and placed outside a local school. A time capsule containing details of village life in 1988 was buried beneath the standing stone. There are a number of ancient hillforts and burial sites within a seven mile radius of Portbury. They are interesting sites for the historically or mystically minded to explore. The village gives its name to 'The Portbury Hundred', a small collection of villages nearby. The Portbury Hundred is detailed in William the Conqueror's domesday book, a 'hundred' in this case denoting an area of land deemed sufficient to sustain one hundred families. Records for christenings in Portbury date back as far as 1559. Part of the nearby Royal Portbury Dock is situated in the parish of Portbury, which has the largest entrance lock of any port within the UK. There is a fine pub in the village called The Priory. The pub is so named because there was once an a priory in Portbury.

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Days Inn Bristol M5 (0.47 miles)

Days Inn Bristol M5
Free wi-fi facilities when you book this hotel. Days Inn Bristol West offers all the facilities of a city centre hotel but with the ease & simplicity of a motorway location. The hotel is situated next ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Portishead (1.74 miles)

Premier Inn Portishead
Ideally located within easy reach of the M4 and M5. For shops and local amenities Bristol city centre is only 11 miles away. Cardiff and the Millennium stadium are both only a 40 minute drive ... More | visit website
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The Star Inn B&B (3.25 miles)

The Star Inn B&B
For The Starís guests there are many easy country walks, relaxing entertainment and rural attractions locally...

Tyntesfield Estate A couple of miles east on the B3128 lies the spectacular Tyntesfield House and estate at Wraxall. The National ... More | visit website
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Brook Redwood Hotel & Country Club (3.26 miles)

Brook Redwood Hotel & Country Club

On the edge of Bristol, Brook Redwood Hotel and Country Club features a 130-seat cinema, 3 swimming pools and ample free parking. The rooms have flat-screen TVs. Brook Redwood Hotel has 1 indoor pool and 2 ... More | visit website

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Westfield House (3.75 miles)

Westfield House

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Westfield House is a small family run Guest House ideal for the discerning guest, whose priorities are comfort, relaxation, good food and a quiet location. All diets catered for. Westfield ... More

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Downs Edge (4.25 miles)

Downs Edge

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At Downs Edge you will find the warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere of a country house. The gourmet breakfast menu has homemade dishes and Downs Edge marmalade and preserves. The house is ... More

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The Angel Inn (4.27 miles)

The Angel Inn

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The Angel is a historic village pub surrounded by farmland, next to a 600 year old church, and yet it is ideally situated less than one mile from Bristol city ... More

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Avon Gorge (4.45 miles)

Avon Gorge

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The hotel is situated in the charming district of Clifton, above the spectacular Avon Gorge and overlooking Brunel's famous suspension bridge.

Business and leisure guests alike will enjoy staying at the Avon ... More

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Henbury Lodge Hotel (4.48 miles)

Henbury Lodge Hotel

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The vision of the founders of the Hotel was one of gracious living in a country house setting surrounded by history, yet only a short distance from the City Centre.

Established in ... More | visit website

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Ferndale Mews (4.54 miles)

Ferndale Mews
Ferndale Mews offers high quality modern accommodation with a convenient choice of good Pubs and Restaurants in walking distance.

Being once the Servants quarters of a grand house our accommodation is small, but perfectly formed, thoughtfully ... More | visit website

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