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10 fresh water swimming spots near or in Bristol. With Summer just round the corner (or Britain’s version of Summer anyway) it’s time to don a sunhat, slap on that sun-cream and dig out those Speedos from the back of the wardrobe.

10 fresh water swimming spots near or in Bristol

Instead of suffering on overcrowded, littered beaches, why not take a dip in a river or lake to relax at some of the most beautiful fresh water swimming spots in or near Bristol (we urge caution when wild swimming – see notes at the bottom of the page). 1. Henleaze Lake, Lake Road, Henleaze This lake is used for swimming and angling. With springboards, fixed diving boards and a sauna this club is for elite members only. 2. Antelope – The Gymnasium – antic. Our function room, situated on the first floor, is a large self contained space, perfect for wedding receptions, business meetings and an array of medium sized events.

Antelope – The Gymnasium – antic

Very much a blank canvas the room can be decorated to suit the occasion and with it’s own private entrance at the side of the pub, you would hardly know you were on the right on the high street in the very heart of Tooting. Details and Menus DetailsBuffet/CanapéWedding 1Wedding 2Wedding 3Wine Details Buffet/Canapé Wedding 1 Wedding 2 Wedding 3 Wine. Magazines. Bristol summer things. Best Drag Shows In London. Wild Swimming Under a Full Moon in London - Secret Adventures. Soho fun. Soapbox Islington. Exercise classes to go to. There is a stunning secret beach an hour from Bristol – and it's got a waterfall - Bristol Live.

With temperatures set to rise and a long weekend ahead, you'd be mad not to get out and enjoy the sunshine.

There is a stunning secret beach an hour from Bristol – and it's got a waterfall - Bristol Live

Bristol is full of amazing open spaces, with plenty of parks and the stunning harbourside. But there is one glaring omission from Bristol’s landscape when the sun’s out, though: a beach. It would be lovely to have the option of bathing in the sun on golden sands, but sadly that’s not possible without leaving the city. High pressure from the Mediterranean is set to bake Bristol for more than a week - so you'd be silly not to want to head out of the city and closer to the coast. Pub - Lord Poulett Arms. 11 Top Bristol Summer Event Venues - Visit Bristol. Spa Days at Charlton House at Charlton House Bannatyne Spa. Menu - NAMA Foods. Kitri Recommends: Jasmine's Top 5 Places. #KITRIspotlight We ask this month's KITRI Spotlight muse, Jasmine Hemsley to recommend her favourite places in London. 1.

Kitri Recommends: Jasmine's Top 5 Places

H+H cafe at Selfridges My little home from home, this is where I take most of my meetings in town while enjoying a turmeric latte or hot soup and one of the only places where I can get coffee just like I like it - organic, full-fat milk and 99% caffeine free without the chemicals! 2. This is where I come to get stuff done. A little hideaway in Fitzrovia run by my friend Andrea Pfeffer a self-confessed beauty addict who wanted to create an all natural, bespoke and unbiased clinic for facials using quality products and the very best treatments available that she sources. Pfeffersal.com 4. Wild Swimming at Warleigh Weir. In celebration of Britain’s annual week of good weather (yep, that’s all we get), Emily and I decided to head up to Warleigh Weir near Bath for a refreshing wild swim.

Wild Swimming at Warleigh Weir

We also became a handy picnic for the local population of horseflies. Despite living in Bath for 22 years I’d somehow never made it up to this particular spot, even though it’s pretty much a local institution for those ‘in the know’. Fortunately my internship has introduced me to some like-minded types (read: adventurous, slightly bonkers and with minimal sense of self-preservation), so Em was receptive to my constant badgering about going to check it out. When we arrived at about 11.30am on a warm Saturday morning there were already a fair few people around, but there was still plenty of room to swim, hurl ourselves off the river banks, and generally frolic about. UK Beach Guide. Batcombe Vale. Best weekend breaks an hour away from Bristol. The Real Camping Experience. Mendip Camp is a basic campsite which aims to provide all guests with ‘The real camping experience’.

The Real Camping Experience

There are 2 male and 2 female toilets, cold water basins, a washing–up sink and 4 hook-ups. Please note that we do not have any showers, however there is a leisure centre in Cheddar with a pool and private showering facilities. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Mendip Camp is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the flora and fauna of the natural surroundings as well as numerous outdoor and indoor activities. We actively encourage our guests to have open fires for which you can purchase the logs from us at £5.00 per tub of kindling, soft and hard wood. Firelighters, marshmallows and sticks are also available to buy from reception. Well behaved dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a lead around the camp site. Sziget 2018 in Budapest, Hungary. Sziget’s winning festival recipe comes not only from its prime location on the island of Óbudai-sziget in the Danube in the heart of Budapest (one of the world’s great cities, smack in the middle of Europe, where east meets west), but also from its 24-hour non-stop mix of music, art, food, performance and regional culture.

Sziget 2018 in Budapest, Hungary

It has become one of Europe’s most popular summer festivals, recently having received the honor of “Europe’s Best Major Festival.” Sziget Party Island Some people like to call Sziget the Eastern European Burning Man. Yet, while there are similar creative elements (see below), it’s a fully-fledged festival that has transcended comparison. Øyafestival - Øya 2017. 10 stunning secret places in Bristol. Whenever you visit a new city it’s all well and good doing the obvious things, but what’s often more interesting is taking the odd left-field detour.

10 stunning secret places in Bristol

The path less trodden is often where you’ll locate the real heart and soul of a place. So with a cheery nod to the less-celebrated but more quirky, here are 10 off-the-beaten track places to check out in Bristol, in the company of photographer, Doug Jewell. Bonapartes If you hook a left as you enter Temple Meads you come to the much underused, architecturally stunning Bonapartes. Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres In Bristol.

Best of Somerset - The Best of England. This Is the Largest Exhibit on Mexican Art in 60 Years. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are undoubtedly two of the 20th century’s most important artists in Mexico and Latin America.

This Is the Largest Exhibit on Mexican Art in 60 Years

Just this year, their works set two records. Back in May, Frida’s 1939 “Two Nudes in the Forest (The Land Itself)” sold for a little more than $8 million at Christie’s sale of impressionist and modern art. This sale made Kahlo the best-selling Latin American painter of all time. A month later, he dethroned Kahlo as the best-selling Latin American artist with the $15.7 million sale of his 1928 “Dance in Tehuantepec” painting. And though the attention lavished upon Kahlo and Rivera is well deserved, a new exhibit wants to spotlight the other artists whose work shaped Mexico’s art scene during the first half of the 20th century.

Titled Mexique (1900-1950). Would Frida Kahlo Hate How Her Image Gets Used Today? Starting today and running through January 23, the Grand Palais will display the largest collection centered on Mexican art since 1953. 10 fresh water swimming spots near or in Bristol. With Summer just round the corner (or Britain’s version of Summer anyway) it’s time to don a sunhat, slap on that sun-cream and dig out those Speedos from the back of the wardrobe.

10 fresh water swimming spots near or in Bristol

Instead of suffering on overcrowded, littered beaches, why not take a dip in a river or lake to relax at some of the most beautiful fresh water swimming spots in or near Bristol (we urge caution when wild swimming - see notes at the bottom of the page). 1. Henleaze Lake, Lake Road, Henleaze This lake is used for swimming and angling. With springboards, fixed diving boards and a sauna this club is for elite members only. Art and the Public Realm Bristol - Home. BOOM FESTIVAL, 1997-2016, Oneness. Lettre À Tous Les Boomers 2016 - Version Française Letter to the Boomers 2016 - English Version Carta aos Boomers 2016 - Versão Portuguesa Muito Obrigado! Thank You! Merci! - Thank You Letter to the Boomers in English, Portuguese and French. Boom Festival 2016 – Diaries – Day 6 - All good things come to an end, and Boom is no exception.

Alas, today was the last day of this beautiful gathering.