Bristol, situated at the south-east of England, 200 kilometers from London, is the 8th town of the United Kingdom with 450,000 inhabitants. The city has an historical importance thanks to its commercial harbour dated from the 11th century. The British Empire and Commonwhealth Museum describes the history of this harbour.
By strolling through city streets, we run into old houses of Christmas Street or Knyfesmyth Street. The city has also modern buildings. Like the Clifton Suspension Bridge situated above the Avon, number one attraction of the city, realized by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Another thing to see is the Red Lodge, manor from the 16th century owned by an individual. Bristol is also a green city, very fond of ecology. The city has 450 parks and green spaces and it has been awarded for this. Another ecological good point is the fact that inhabitants bike a lot.
Bristol is also a student’s city with a high quality cultural life. For example a modern art center called Arnolfini regularly organizes expositions, concerts and events.
Before discovering everything Bristol has to offer, don’t forget to brunch! TopBrunch.com has selected the best brunches of the city for you.