Day drive in Somerset from Weston-Super-Mare to Vicars Close

If you drove to Bristol via Bath and have some time to spare you can plan a day trip driving to the shores of river Severn (Bristol Channel) and then going back inland to Cheddar and then on to Wells. Weston-Super-Mare is a small seaside town that went through some tough economic times in the […]

Historic Bristol – major landmark in South West England

Bristol is a major modern city in England. It is located in the South West where river Avon enters Severn Estuary. Due to its geographic location Bristol was important port, trading in many goods, as well as shipbuilding and industrial manufacturing center. Clifton suspension bridge was built in 1864 and is a marvelous example of […]

Museum ship Great Britain – proud piece of maritime history

Museum ship Great Britain represents an important period in maritime history. 1800s were exciting times in Britain industrial history. Changes were happening in manufacturing – substitution of hand labor by machines, wood for steel, horse power for steam and coal energy. It was a time of great engineers. One such personality was Isambard Kingdom Brunel […]

Bath, UK offers great opportunity for exploring Roman spa and architecture

Bath is a short drive from London and is an excellent candidate for a road trip. It is a small town with a population of about 80 thousand people, but once it was one of the largest in England. In Celtic and then Roman times Bath was famous for its hot springs. Today the Roman […]