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Farleigh Hungerford Castle - Somerset

Farleigh Hungerford Castle SomersetSir Thomas Hungerford acquired and fortified Farleigh manor in 1370 and,over time, it became Farleigh Hungerford Castle. Of the original castle, the two south towers, parts of the curtain wall, the outer gatehouse, the 14th-century chapel and the crypt remain. Following major conservation works, the chapel is now open containing a unique wall painting of St George on foot, slaying the dragon.


Roman Baths - Bath

Visit the heart of the World Heritage Site. Around Britain's only hot spring, the Romans built a magnificent temple and bathing complex that still flows with natural hot water. See the water's source and walk where Romans walked on the ancient stone pavements. The extensive ruins and treasures from the spring are beautifully preserved and presented using the best of modern interpretation. Roman baths were part of the day-to-day life in Ancient Rome. Bath in Somerset, contains one of the best examples of a Roman bath complex in Europe. There are twogood examples at Pompeii.


Frome Golf Club - Frome

Located amid the rolling hills of the Somerset countryside on the outskirts of Frome, this family run business offers a warm welcome to both the experienced golfer as well as those just starting out in the sport. The course provides a challenge to golfers of all abilities, for the gentlemen 5466 yards Par 69, SSS 67, for the ladies 5046 yards Par 70, SSS 69, with a good mix of both long and short holes. Facilities around the Clubhouse are a floodlit covered driving range, chipping and putting green and a bunker, all available for your practice.


Chipping Sodbury Golf Club - Bristol

12 miles North East of Bristol (South West England), the course is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Cotswold hills and adjacent to the historic, characterful 17th century market town of Chipping Sodbury. This Fred Hawtree designed parkland course was opened in 1971. Subsequent maturing, development and care have given a superb course which presents a challenge to all levels of golfer. Water hazards are a feature on many holes and the greens, though large, play smaller than their size, as many of them are raised slightly from the surrounding terrain.


University of Bristol

The University of Bristol was founded in 1876 as University College, Bristol, and granted its Royal Charter in 1909. The University has built a strong reputation as a teaching and research institution and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. The academic quality of the University is reflected in the Nobel Prizes and Fellowships associated with the University community.

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Long Ashton Golf Club - Bristol

Situated just three miles from the City centre and the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge;Long Ashton is one of the area's premier golf courses. Founded in 1893 the course, which meanders along the back of a limestone ridge offers some of the best views across the city and the Mendip hills. Providing a true test of golf to players of all ability and complemented by a most welcoming clubhouse with one of the best practice facilities around Long Ashton is well worth visiting at any time of the year. Long Ashton enjoys a membership of some 800 members with healthy junior and ladies sections, yet there is always a welcome for visitors and is regarded as a club in which you will always receive a warm welcome.


Orpen Park

City of Bristol College is one of the UK's largest colleges and one of the region's leading education providers, offering a wide range of further and higher education courses. Over 1,000 courses at all levels are available for 16-19 year olds and adult learners, as well as training aimed at employers.Currently catering for more than 30,000 students, City of Bristol College delivers a significant majority of the post-16 educational provision in the greater Bristol area.We have centres across the city. For details of where these are visit the Course Finder page on our website.


Lawrence Weston Centre

City of Bristol College is one of the UK's largest colleges and one of the region's leading education providers, offering a wide range of further and higher education courses. Over 1,000 courses at all levels are available for 16-19 year olds and adult learners, as well as training aimed at employers.Currently catering for more than 30,000 students, City of Bristol College delivers a significant majority of the post-16 educational provision in the greater Bristol area.We have centres across the city. For details of where these are visit the Course Finder page on our website.


Bristol Airport

Bristol airport is 9 miles outside the city centre, just off the A38. From London take the M4 until Junction 19, then take the M32 Southbound, this turns into the A38. From the North take the M5 until Junction 18, then the A4 towards Bath taking the A38 turn off. From the South take M5 north until Junction 22, then take the A38 towards Bristol and follow signs for the airport. Short and long term parking is available. Car hire is available from the airport. There is an Airport bus stopping in Bristol and Bath. The nearest station is Bristol Temple Meads in Bristol town centre. Regular trains run throughout the week from Bristol Temple Meads station to London, Swindon, Cardiff, Bath and Exeter.