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Bedminster, which today is a southern suburb of Bristol, was until the late 19th century a town in its own right, and one with quite a history. It is thought to date back to at least the Iron Age, was certainly inhabited in the Roman era, and became a royal manor in Saxon Times. When Prince Rupert sacked the place in the Civil War it was a rural Somerset settlement; a century later coal had been discovered there, leading to an industrial boom that lasted until WWII. The Blitz changed the face and the nature of Bedminster, much of its industry relocated afterwards to other districts, many factories replaced by housing developments, though there are plenty of industrial and light industrial employers still to be seen. The ancient St Johnís Church was ruined in the bombing, its grounds now a small park; but the 19th century St Paulís in the district remains, as does the elegantly proportioned Zion Chapel opened in 1830. A positive effect of post-war developments was an influx of Italians, bringing a change to the food culture there. Nowadays the population of Bedminster is around 11,000, a far cry from the late Victorian era when it was several times that figure. The area is easily reached by car or by rail: Bedminster is only a mile or so from the end of the M32; and a 10-minute drive from junctions 18 or 19 of the M5; its train station somewhat confusingly isnít Bedminster (a little outside the area) but Parson Street. It is also crossed by the River Malago, a tributary of the Avon, and by the New Cut of that latter river.

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Windmill Hill Views (0.22 miles)

Windmill Hill Views is a beautifully architect designed living space, set within a period Victorian house. With double bedroom, lounge with sofa bed, dining table and doors opening to private terrace to enjoy spectacular views ... More | visit website
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The Malago Bed and Breakfast (0.24 miles)

The Malago Bed and Breakfast
Welcome to The Malago Bed and Breakfast, we are sure that you will not find a bed and breakfast as comfortable and welcoming as ours in Bristol! Bristol is a contemporary, cutting-edge city with a rich ... More | visit website
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acityabode @ Harbourside (0.69 miles)

acityabode @ Harbourside

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The Point development sits in the heart of the harbour and is only 50 yards from the iconic SS Great Britain. The development is in a superb location and just ... More

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Luxury Rooms Bristol (0.71 miles)

Luxury Rooms Bristol
Luxury Rooms Bristol specialise in providing luxurious serviced apartments for leisure and business travellers visiting the city. Our guests are treated to spacious, comfortable, well-managed accommodation right in the heart of the city. All of ... More | visit website
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Alderman Apartments - Magdalena Court (0.84 miles)

Alderman Apartments - Magdalena Court

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Contemporary 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in a quiet road within walking distance of Temple Meads train station and the city centre. Spacious reception rooms and secure parking make it ... More

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Travelodge Bristol Central (0.84 miles)

Travelodge Bristol Central

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The Bristol Hotel (0.85 miles)

The Bristol Hotel
Those who stay at The Bristol Hotel get to experience the great location, the fresh, modern luxury of it's bedrooms and the chic cuisine and quayside ambience of the River Grille Restaurant and Shore Cafť ... More | visit website
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Ramada Bristol City (0.88 miles)

Ramada Bristol City

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In the heart of Bristol, 5 minutes' walk from Temple Meads Rail Station, this 4-star hotel has a unique restaurant and the Sebastian Coe Health Club. The Ramada Bristol City Hotel offers ... More

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Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel (0.90 miles)

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

This imposing Victorian building next to the magnificent Norman Cathedral is a past winner of a Royal Doulton style award. The hotel's decor is luxurious with the sumptuous grand lobby setting the tone. There are ... More | visit website

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38 Capricorn Quay (0.93 miles)

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Luxury Serviced Apartment, available for short-term serviced lets. Reservations are accepted for a period of between 3 days and 3 months at a competitive ... More

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