As you are all well aware we do love our planes, trains and automobiles here. But we also love ships of all shapes and sizes. I have however realised that I’ve been a bit neglectful of actually writing up reviews for a number of our maritime related days out. So I’ve called on a few…Continue reading Top UK Maritime museums to explore with kids
When we were enjoying a steam train ride in Bristol last month, we spotted the opportunity to try something different. We’d timed our visit to the city just right, and would continue exploring Bristol Floating Harbour aboard Mayflower. The Mayflower is the oldest steam tug in the world, being 155 years old this year, and we…Continue reading Exploring Bristol Floating Harbour aboard Mayflower
We spent a weekend in Bristol last month to celebrate Daddy P’s 50th birthday. I’d planned a number of ideas for his surprise weekend, but hadn’t spotted the Bristol Harbour Railway on my map. As we walked along the floating harbour towards SS Great Britain we could see steam, the sort of steam we associate with…Continue reading Bristol Harbour Railway
Ship Ahoy! – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 301016. Not a view of a ship you get to see most days. If you ever find yourself in Bristol, make time to visit SS Great Britain, it’s well worth the entry cost. I’ll be writing more about our visit soon.