Explore the nearby lands of Bristol
. Dive in the atmosphere of medieval fortresses
. Enjoy the garden culture estates.
This road travel offers to explore the lands surrounding Bristol. Maybe these cities are not familiar, but you heard something about them. Manors, estates, abbeys, everything is here, also most of them you could see in some films, but in this trip you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of that time and enjoy the beauty of the picturesque gardens.
As well, you will get acquainted with the work of street art artist of our time, who became famous for the acute social themes of his drawings.
Road Trip to Garden Art World Around Bristol
8 days itinerary by Anastasia Omelchuk - Uninhabited Nature, History and Culture - Car, 7 Hotels
Road Trip Categories: Uninhabited Nature, History and Culture
Day 1: The first acquaintance with Bristol
Today you will see a wonderful park with a castle which was first mentioned in written sources in 1088, at that time it was a wooden fortress. This short day will help you quickly go into travel mode.
Day 2: The beautiful castles and incredible examples of landscape design
This day will be full of contrasts. It will begins with modern art and ends with the historical heritage of the Middle Ages.
Visiting: Bristol, Long Ashton
Day 3: Magnificent nature and unique estates
The day will be varied as the previous one, you will see the unique nature, buildings and gardens. Also in one of the places was shot a large number of films, such as Harry Potter, Pride and Prejudice and much more.
Visiting: Bristol, Bruton, Bath, Wells, Stourton, Lacock
Day 4: Breathtaking gothic and mystical places
The day will be a bit mystical and fabulous, since you will visit the place where there were several miracles according to the locals. Also one of the attractions will appeal to lovers of stories about King Arthur.
Visiting: Bruton, Cheltenham, Glastonbury, Seavington st. Mary, Clevedon, Stroud, Wells
Day 5: The contrast of eras
Castle, abbey, cathedral and art gallery - it all belongs to a different period of time, but it only adds charm to your day.
Visiting: Cheltenham, Cardiff, Gloucester, Monmouthshire, Tintern, Chepstow
Day 6: Majestic castles and manor with an example of incredible gardens
This day is truly full of visits to the castles, almost all the time will be devoted to them, but there will also be a beautiful manor with gardens and a little acquaintance with the National Museum of Cardiff.
Visiting: Cardiff, Caerphilly, Barry
Day 7: The impressive museum of the Royal Navy Aviation and palace and park architecture
Today you will learn the history of the estate where English famous families lived. You will visit the aviation museum and the beautiful abbey that used to be a monastery earlier.
Visiting: Cardiff, Bristol, Chard, Clevedon, Montacute, Sherborne, Ilchester
Day 8: Art in the city
Before leaving you can enjoy modern art, which is located right on the streets of the city. After that, you will receive a trip to the airport.