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£114 – Birthday Gift, Days Out, Fathers Day – Virgin Balloon Flights

Virgin Balloon Flights offers

UK Days Out Deal: Give the gift of a balloon flight to someone special a memory to treasure for lift. Virgin Balloon Flights are offering a great Birthday Gift Package for … more.

Expires: 8th Jul 2016

£432 – 4 Night Coastal Summer Holiday Park Break – Park Holidays UK

Park Holidays UK offers

UK Holiday Park Deal: Book your holiday with Park Holidays now and pay just £20 deposit! Book your holiday or short break with Park Holidays now and you pay just £20 … more.

Expires: 8th Sep 2016

£99 – June Holiday Park Breaks for the Family – Hoburne Holiday Parks

Hoburne Holiday Parks offers

UK Holiday Park Deal: Mark the month of June with a short break for the family from just £99 with Hoburne Holidays!!! Grab a fantastic opportunity to get away from … more.

Expires: 30th Jun 2016

£174pp – 4 Day UK Summer Coach Breaks in July – Shearings Holidays

Shearings Holidays offers

UK Coach Holiday Deals: Shearings are offering fantastic value this July for UK short breaks from just £174pp Shearings Holidays have got spaces to fill and are offering great reductions … more.

Expires: 10th Aug 2037

£4 – Monthly Family Membership and so much more – RSPB

RSPB offers

UK National Park Membership Deal: From just £4 a month your family can join the RSPB Wow what an amazing deal for those nature lovers out there, a real opportunity … more.

Expires: 7th May 2017

10% Off SPA Gift Vouchers – The Perfect Gift Of Relaxation – spabreaks

spabreaks offers

UK Spa Deal:Enjoy 10% off Spa Break Vouchers Spa Breaks offer a wealth of spa experiences across the UK and beyond and if you know someone who is going on … more.

Expires: 7th May 2017

Late Coach Deals – Just Go Holidays (formerly TheCoachHoliday.com)

Just Go! Holidays (thecoachholiday.com) offers

UK Coach Deal: Enjoy a fantastic break with Just Go Holidays, formerly TheCoachHoliday.com from just £129! Celebrating 15 years of success, TheCoachHoliday.com rebranded and renamed themselves as Just Go Holidays! … more.

Expires: 22nd Apr 2018

£10 Annual Senior Coachcard and save 1/3 on travel – National Express

National Express offers

UK Senior Coachcard Deal: Save a third on all standard fares with a Senior Coachcard, just £10 per year! Do you love taking day trips and short breaks? Enjoy visiting friends … more.

Expires: 7th Apr 2018

£52 – Hotel, Car Parking & Airport Transfer – Britannia Hotels

Britannia Hotels offers

UK Hotel Offer: Stay and Fly at Britannia Hotels, from just £52 per room. Take the stress of airport commuting out of your holiday with a stay and fly package … more.

Expires: 25th Mar 2017

£249 – UK 5 Day Beach Holiday this Summer by Coach – Shearings Holidays

Shearings Holidays offers

UK Coach Holidays: Soak up some UK sun with Shearings Holidays this Summer from as little as £249pp. It is never too early to think about the summer holidays, giving … more.

Expires: 26th Sep 2016

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Bristol – Building aeroplanes since 1910

The history of Bristol goes back to the Palaeolithic era, with discoveries made that are around 60,000 years old. There are also Iron Age hill forts located in the region, along with the remains of Roman settlements.

The City itself began to develop from around the beginning of the 11th century and obtained one of the strongest castles in southern England under Norman occupation.

The port of Bristol grew in importance from the 11th century and at one point dealt with most of the trade from Ireland, although Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester became the major sea ports and trading areas later. The Black Death in 1348 is believed to have killed an estimated half of the population in Bristol and this affected the City for another 200 years.

Bristol’s economy is reliant on the aerospace industry and has been making aeroplanes since 1910. In 1915 thousands of “Bristol Fighters” were built for World War I and much later Filton (near Bristol) became the British ‘half’ of the Concorde. The first British Concorde took off from Filton (1969) and made its final landing there as well (2003).

Reasons to visit Bristol

There is no shortage of things to see and do in Bristol and some of the main attractions are the Avon Gorge, Blaise Castle (mansion house), Bristol Cathedral (founded 1140), Bristol Zoo, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol Harbour, Bristol Harbour Railway, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and the SS Great Britain (a 19th-century passenger steamship).

Entertainment and Dining in Bristol

There is a wide selection of entertainment in Bristol, including a number of theatres, cinemas, nightclubs, casinos and pubs. Eating places are plentiful and varied such as The Muset by Ronnie, Prego (Italian) and Entelia (Greek).

Accommodation in Bristol

You can find many Guest Houses, B&Bs, Rooms and self catering apartments in Bristol, along with hotels like Premier Inn Bristol Cribbs Causeway, Henbury Lodge Hotel and The Bristol Hotel.