Once you’ve settled into your delightful Avon Farm holiday cottage, the choice of activities is entirely up to you. You might find yourself drawn to relaxation, enjoying the comfort of your accommodation and the soothing hot tub while immersing in the lush flora and fauna that surround the farm.

Should the spirit of exploration beckon, there are wonderful options to satisfy your curiosity. Take a leisurely stroll around the estate and wander along the Avon River, leading you to a charming local pub on the riverbank. Alternatively, for the more adventurous souls, we offer bicycle rentals (please pre-book with us) – a fantastic opportunity to pedal along the former train track, now transformed into a cycle path. This eco-friendly route conveniently connects you to the vibrant cities of Bath and Bristol, each brimming with captivating sights and activities suitable for all ages.

So, whether you seek tranquility or adventure, Avon Farm provides the perfect starting point for a memorable holiday filled with relaxation, exploration, and the wonders of the countryside.

Pubs & Eateries

Bird in Hand is a typical English pub with a good selection of beers and Pentanque area outside if you fancy a game. (>1mile)

Golden Moments – Fine Bengal Cuisine. Best Curry house for miles, friendly staff and super tasty food. (1 mile)

The Crown in Saltford has great reviews for food, friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere. (1mile from Avon Farm opposite the bus stop to Bristol and Bath).

The Riverside Inn is 1 mile away, great location on the banks of the River Avon. No website, but address:  The Shallows, Saltford, Bristol BS31 3EZ. (1mile)

The Thai Cafe – not a public house, but an extremely tasty, efficiently run Thai café with great reviews about their tasty food. Alternatively order a takeaway. (>1 mile)

Days out in Bath

  1. Roman Baths: Explore the well-preserved Roman Baths and learn about the fascinating history of the ancient bathing and spa rituals.
  2. Bath Abbey: Visit this impressive Gothic cathedral, known for its striking architecture and beautiful stained glass windows.
  3. The Royal Crescent: Admire the iconic crescent-shaped row of Georgian townhouses, a masterpiece of Georgian architecture.
  4. Thermae Bath Spa: Indulge in relaxation at the modern spa complex, where you can bathe in the natural thermal waters and enjoy various spa treatments.
  5. The Jane Austen Centre: Discover the life and works of the famous author Jane Austen, who lived in Bath during the early 19th century.
  6. Pulteney Bridge: Take a stroll across this picturesque bridge, which is lined with shops and spans the River Avon.
  7. Sally Lunn’s Historic Eating House: Try the famous Sally Lunn bun, a local delicacy with a history dating back to the 18th century.
  8. Victoria Art Gallery: Admire a diverse collection of art, including paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts, in this elegant gallery.
  9. Bath Skyline Walk: Embark on a scenic walk along the Bath Skyline trail, offering panoramic views of the city and countryside.
  10. Prior Park Landscape Garden: Enjoy the tranquil beauty of these landscaped gardens, designed by the 18th-century poet Alexander Pope and the entrepreneur Ralph Allen.
  11. Fashion Museum Bath: Immerse yourself in the world of fashion and style, with exhibits showcasing clothing and accessories from different eras.
  12. Holburne Museum: Explore an impressive collection of fine and decorative arts, housed in a beautiful Georgian building.

These are just a few highlights of the many attractions and experiences that Bath has to offer. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, relaxation, or natural beauty, Bath has something to captivate every visitor.

Bristol Attractions

  1. Clifton Suspension Bridge: Take a stroll or drive to this iconic landmark designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, offering stunning views of the Avon Gorge and the city.
  2. Bristol Harbourside: Enjoy a leisurely walk along the picturesque waterfront, where you’ll find plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants, and unique shops.
  3. Bristol Zoo Project: Get outdoors and discover wildlife linked to conservation projects around the world, including giraffes, lynxes, lemurs and more.
  4. SS Great Britain: Explore the historic ship, SS Great Britain, a marvel of engineering and a significant part of maritime history.
  5. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery: Discover a diverse collection of art, archaeology, and natural history exhibits in this impressive museum.
  6. St. Nicholas Market: Experience the vibrant atmosphere of this indoor market, where you can find an array of food stalls, local produce, and unique crafts.
  7. Bristol Street Art: Bristol is known for its vibrant street art scene. Take a street art tour or simply wander around the city to admire the incredible murals and graffiti.
  8. Ashton Court Estate: Enjoy the great outdoors at Ashton Court, a large parkland with walking trails, cycling routes, and beautiful gardens.
  9. Bristol Cathedral: Visit this stunning medieval cathedral, renowned for its architecture and historical significance.
  10. Bristol Balloon Fiesta: If you’re visiting in August, don’t miss the Bristol Balloon Fiesta, one of Europe’s largest hot air balloon festivals.

These are just a few of the many attractions and activities Bristol has to offer. The city’s lively culture and friendly atmosphere make it a wonderful destination for visitors of all ages.