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Things To Do in Bristol: Our Top 10 Things To Do in Bristol

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If you’re looking for fun things to do in Bristol today, tomorrow, this weekend or in the future… read on!

Bristol Afternoon Tea

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Afternoon tea, as quintessentially British as Strawberries and cream, roast dinners and talking about the weather and in great supply in and around Bristol.

somerset cottage accommodation

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There are plenty of reasons to choose Somerset cottage accommodation as a location for a hen weekend. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing escape to the country, a night out in a big city or something in between, this is a place where you can find it all.

Bristol Nightclubs

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Bristol has got a strong list of nightclubs that cater for stag or hen dos, so it makes for a great location for your big send-off.  This guide covers a lot of bases with options for a wide variety of tastes, ranging from 80s classics and indie club nights to DJ dance floor fillers and themed entertainment.

Bottomless Brunches in Bristol

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Top off your Bristol weekend with a leisurely and boozy brunch. Here are a fine selection of the best bottomless brunches in Bristol.

Watch rugby in Bristol

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What better way to escape winter than a few beers & lively crowd of hardened rugby fans. Here is our guide to where to watch rugby in Bristol. Welcome to our up-to-date guide on where to watch rugby in Bristol.

Axe Throwing In Bristol – The Best Bristol Axe Throwing Venues

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With ‘Brizzle’ being such a popular locale for occasions such as stag dos, big birthdays and special occasions, axe throwing bars in Bristol are prevalent and are popular amongst those visiting the city.

Bristol Restaurants

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So, you’ve got your night out sorted and your daytime activities down to a tee but now you need think about food. There’s plenty of choices when it comes to dining out but when you’re planning…

Bars In Bath

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When you’re not looking for a full sit-down meal but a pub is perhaps too casual a venue for the drinks and chat you’re looking for, a bar is the ideal place to visit for a few hours, evening, or night out.

Bath Group Accommodation

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Perfect Bath Group Accommodation Options Bath is known for its stunning scenery, Roman relics and tasty selection of restaurants. So it’s no wonder people flock from all over the country – even the world – to the hilly city, to enjoy the sites and sounds Bath has to offer.Its intimate size and chic nightlife has … Read more

Bath Nightclubs – The Best Nightclubs In Bath

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As the city has experienced a surge in popularity over the last few years and cemented itself as a bit of a tourist hotspot, the Bath nightclub scene has gone from strength to strength.

Bristol Festivals 2024

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With so many Bristol Festivals spanning the whole year, here is the guide to the Best Festivals in Bristol…

Cocktail Making in Bristol

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There is no denying that heading out for cocktails with friends is an enjoyable way to spend an evening, especially with a tonne of Happy Hour deals to enjoy, but the fun doesn’t need to stop at simply sampling them.

Bristol’s best Pubs

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Bristol isn’t short on traditional pubs, many of which also serve delicious food and fabulous ciders. Here’s just a few of the best of Bristol’s pubs.

Pubs In Bath

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There is a great selection of Bath pubs to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a lively bar, a place to watch live sports or simply a relaxing beer garden, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Afternoon Tea’s In Bath

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A Bath afternoon tea may be the perfect activity to invite older, shyer or less active ladies & include everyone in the hen group, after a trip to West Country Games.

Bath Christmas Market – The Best of the Bath Christmas Markets

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Bath Christmas Market is a truly magical event. This special, award-winning market is staying in the city for a whopping 18 days this year (2023), giving its guests tonnes of time to shop around and experience that holiday feeling.

Winter Wonderland In Bristol – The Best Bristol Wonderland Guide

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With the Christmas festivities fast approaching, it won’t be long before our favourite Christmas carols are playing everywhere we go. The streets and shops undergo their Christmas transformation and so returns to that familiar hive of activity that we all know and love at this time of year.

Is Bristol the best city in the UK?

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In March, Bristol was awarded first place in the Sunday Times ‘Best place to live 2017’ Guide. And now the announcement is ‘old news’, I feel safe to vocalise my surprise at, well, the surprise.

Best Halloween Events in Bristol 2023 – Bristol Halloween Guide

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If you’re heading out in to the frightening darkness of Bristol this Weekend on a stag do, hen weekend, or just for fun, then make sure you make the most of it! There is so much in the way of spooky shenanigans up for grabs on this Bristol Halloween, we want to let you know the good bits on offer. Read on, if you dare!

Go Karting Bristol – The Best Bristol Go Karting Venues

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There’s a great variety of Bristol Go Karting venues throughout the city and if you’re looking to do some other activities alongside your attempt to go kart, Bristol makes for a great choice!

The Best Total Wipeout Courses In The UK

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For those looking for a course to try Total Wipeout, Bristol is the ideal city to visit: as there’s a locationally-themed version called West Country Games

Escape Rooms In Bristol – The Best Bristol Escape Rooms

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For those in or visiting the West Country, there’s lots of choice for escape rooms in Bristol. Alongside a city bustling with great places to visit, eat and drink, it’s easy to make a great day.

Winter Weddings – Group Weekends in and around Bath

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Everybody wants a stag or hen weekend they’ll never forget (if they can remember it in the first place). But when it’s cold and the winter weather threatens to dampen the party spirit, how do you go about planning the perfect Bath hen weekend.

Bristol firework displays – The best fireworks displays in Bristol

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Remember, remember the 5th of November. It’s that time of year once again when we huddle around a fire and watch as the best Bristol firework displays.

Our Favourite Magic & Comedy Bars in Bristol & Bath

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There’s plenty of activities on offer when you’re looking for ways to spend an evening in Bristol or Bath but if you’re planning a big night out, sometimes it’s worth looking for something a little bit different.

Top 7 Secret Spots for Students in Bristol

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Bristol has long been known as being a great city to come to university.  During Fresher’s Week, pretty much every bar from Whiteladies Road all the way down to Park Street is rammed the moment students return from the summer.

Bristol Booze Cruise Guide

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A booze cruise in Bristol will make a memorable trip no matter the occasion for your city visit and with so much on offer, can be adapted to suit any group type, size or budget.

It’s Cider Making Time – West Country Style

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Nearly half the apples grown in the UK are now used to make cider.  Thousands of orchards have been planted to keep up with the demand.  And this is the time of year farmers the land over will be harvesting their apples to make your favourite Amber Nectar.

Simple Things Festival, Bristol – All You Need to Know!

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Simple Things festival is a multi-venue music festival across the City Centre featuring a huge diversity of current music that’s sure to get you moving.

Best Man speech guide, tips & ideas – How to write a Best Man’s speech

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Being given the job as best man is one of the highest honours you would likely to achieve in your life time! Your friend fully trusts you to be there on the day with the ring and the best man speech of the centry.

Festive Events in Bristol

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Bristol has celebrated the onset of the festive event period by looking like its had an accident with an oversized snow globe.  Wherever you look there are twinkling lights and signs of merriment that could thaw out the coldest of hearts.

Bristol Street Art – Bristol street art graffiti scene guide

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So, you’ve got your night out sorted and your daytime activities down to a tee but now you need think about food. There’s plenty of choices when it comes to dining out but when you’re planning…

Hen Party Ideas – How to plan a Hen Party

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Here’s the ultimate Hen Party Ideas guide on how to plan a Hen Party, making sure that bride-to-be has a weekend of fun with her friends.

The ultimate Best Mans Guide to organising a stag do

Best Man Guide

You knew it might be coming, you just didn’t know when.  So you your best mate has kindly asked you to be his Best Man for the wedding, and now expects you to arrange an all-guns-blazing stag do that will give him the time of his life on his last night of freedom. No pressure then.

Bristol Balloon Fiesta – Our guide to Bristol Balloon Fiesta

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It always comes to that classic question; which came first, Bristol or the hot air balloons? Welcome to our guide to the famous Bristol Balloon Fiesta, all you need to know.

Top 5 Reasons To Have A Party In Bristol

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If some of you were lucky enough to get engaged over the festive period then this couldn’t come at a better time. We know that choosing where to have your last big bash before married life is a big decision.

Take a chance on Weston – The glamorous gran of the West

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You have been entrusted to organise a hen party for your best friend. This seems a simple enough task except the hen wants to keep costs down. This will mean that flying to one of Europe’s hot spots is totally out of the question, especially so with the current exchange rates.

All New & Exciting – West Country Indoor Games

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You don’t need an Olympic gold medal to take part in West Country Indoor Games. Regardless of whether your second home is the gym or you last exercised with Mr Motivator in the 1980’s, everyone is back on the same level when it comes these games!

Stag Do Fancy Dress

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Stag fancy dress has evolved over the years, and what was once just a chance to dress up like a woman and get drunk is now big business. As early as the 1800s, men were heading out in groups to have a drink or three before one of their number got married, and right from the start there was fancy dress involved.

5 of the best free days out in Bristol – Free activities in Bristol

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They say the best things in life are free and there’s plenty of fun things to do in and around Bristol that won’t cost you a thing. If it’s where you call home or if you’re planning a visit, we’ve rounded up some of the best free activities for a brilliant day out on a budget in the South West’s biggest city, Bristol.

Hen Do Fancy Dress Ideas

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When you’re looking for some perfect hen do costumes you’ve got two options. If you’re feeling kind (and worried about what the bridesmaid dress might end up looking like!) then go for a flattering, sexy number like a slinky air hostess.

Bristol Harbour Festival – Host to Bristol Harbour festival 2018

Bristol Harbour Festival

The Bristol Harbour Festival is one of the biggest events in the city’s calendar, with loads to see and do, making the Bristol Harbour Festival a must-do! Live music from the open-air stage drifts across the water and the atmosphere is relaxed and happy. Welcome to Bristol’s annual harbour festival!

Bristol & Bath’s LGBTQ+ Nightlife

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From live cabaret and drag shows, to trendy cocktail bars and clubs, there’s something for every night owl. Here are a few of the finest LGBT venues in Bristol and Bath.

Bristol Harbourside – Things to see and do at Bristol Harbourside

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Bristol’s harbourside has flourished as the up-and-coming place to be in the UK. As such, Bristol’s harbourside can boast the same eclectic mix of accommodation, bars and social scene as any major thriving metropolis, but on a much more intimate scale. Give the Bristol harbourside a visit, you wont be disappointed.

Bath’s Best Sunday Roasts – Our guide to the best Bath Roasts

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A Bath Sunday roast is also the perfect activity if you are organising a Bath get together to perk everyone up before they head home.

Wassailing this winter in the West Country


Here in these ‘ere parts of the West Country, we think cider is gert lush – and we’ll go to great lengths to make sure there’s a bumper crop of apples so there’s no shortage of our favourite tipple when yer Wassailing in the West Country!

Bristol’s Best Sunday Roasts

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It’s hard to beat the iconic Sunday roast to while away your weekend. You’re feeling a little fragile after a big night on the Saturday, you want to catch up with friends or family, you need refuelling after a hearty walk in the countryside, what’s the answer? It’s always going to be a Sunday roast and Sunday roasts in Bristol are some of the best.

Things To Do in Bath: Our Top 10 Things To Do in Bath

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Bath is the largest city in Somerset, and perhaps unsurprisingly with its name, is best known for… it’s Roman baths! Probably Britain’s best-known spa town, Bath is a popular tourist destination for those within the UK and those further afield.