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A visit to Bristol - March 2011

We spent 9 days at a Caravan Site in the middle of Bristol, so we could walk into the city. If feeling lazy we could catch the ferry back. The Cottage pub was 50 yards from the Caravan Site - no need for a taxi.
Hand Sculpture on the quay side.
Hand Sculpture on the quay side.
Marina reflections.
Marina reflections.
Hitching a ride.
Hitching a ride.
Marina View
Marina View
The Grain Barge - a floating bar
The Grain Barge - a floating bar
Hotwells pedestrian swing bridge.
Hotwells pedestrian swing bridge.
Harbour Master.
Harbour Master.
Those houses again
Those houses again
The Cottage Inn.
The Cottage Inn.
The Ferry passing Hotwells bridge.
The Ferry passing Hotwells bridge.
This is the winter Ferry,  In the summer they run every 15 mins, but are open topped.
This is the winter Ferry, In the summer they run every 15 mins, but are open topped.
Ferry leaving Baltic Wharf and returning to Bristol Old City
Ferry leaving Baltic Wharf and returning to Bristol Old City
This the site of M SHED the Bristol Museum, due to be reopened shortly.
This the site of M SHED the Bristol Museum, due to be reopened shortly.
A water feature in the centre of Bristol, in the summer it is full of children dodging  the sprays
A water feature in the centre of Bristol, in the summer it is full of children dodging the sprays
Neptune oversees the water feature.
Neptune oversees the water feature.
It is the weekend and the sailing club take to the water.
It is the weekend and the sailing club take to the water.
The  Sphere in the renewed part of the old Docklands
The Sphere in the renewed part of the old Docklands
Water reflections.
Water reflections.
The Sphere - spot the photographer and his wife.
The Sphere - spot the photographer and his wife.
Dockland regeneration
Dockland regeneration
Hooters, more regeneration.
Hooters, more regeneration.
The founder of the Plimsoll line.
The founder of the Plimsoll line.
The Grain Barge - a floating bar
The Grain Barge - a floating bar
The Public house which can be seen illuminated in my HDR images.
The Public house which can be seen illuminated in my HDR images.
Day time image of the floating harbour.
Day time image of the floating harbour.
It is the weekend and boats come up the tidal River Avon and enter the floating harbour via the lock gates
It is the weekend and boats come up the tidal River Avon and enter the floating harbour via the lock gates
High tide on Sunday morning and they leave the floating harbour
High tide on Sunday morning and they leave the floating harbour
The motor launch is on its way through the lock.
The motor launch is on its way through the lock.
The Clifton Suspension Bridge another masterpiece by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
The Clifton Suspension Bridge another masterpiece by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
View from Underfall Yard
View from Underfall Yard
View of boats in the floating harbour.
View of boats in the floating harbour.
Old Dock Cottages
Old Dock Cottages
The Pump House, now a public house and restaurant.
The Pump House, now a public house and restaurant.
A sign on the Grain Barge - the floating pub
A sign on the Grain Barge - the floating pub
Willow the caterer man.
Willow the caterer man.
Willow reflections.
Willow reflections.
The new Oporto Quay and old gas works
The new Oporto Quay and old gas works
Harbourmaster's Appartments
Harbourmaster's Appartments
A refurbished sailing vessel.
A refurbished sailing vessel.
Another full rigged ship, it  was seen in film Pirates of the Caribbean.  It now gives pleasure cruises.
Another full rigged ship, it was seen in film Pirates of the Caribbean. It now gives pleasure cruises.
Chains
Chains
Shadow of the steering wheel.
Shadow of the steering wheel.
Dock Cranes long out of use.
Dock Cranes long out of use.
Bordeaux Quay
Bordeaux Quay
Pero's Bridge
Pero's Bridge
Bordeaux Quay
Bordeaux Quay
Central Promenade
Central Promenade
Under the Stars - Cafe Bar
Under the Stars - Cafe Bar
Full rigged for hire
Full rigged for hire
SS Great Britain
SS Great Britain
SS Great Britain
SS Great Britain
Ferry leaving Baltic Wharf and returning to Bristol Old City
Ferry leaving Baltic Wharf and returning to Bristol Old City
Sunset over Baltic Wharf
Sunset over Baltic Wharf