The Ashton Court Estate was once a grand family home, and is now 850 handsome acres of deer-studded sprawling wood-and grasslands. Just 10 minutes from the centre of Bristol, it boasts incredible views across the city, and all of Bristol’s most famous landmarks can be seen from here. It was designed by Humphry Repton and is now home to cyclists, golfers, dog-walkers, UWE students, coffee drinkers and of course, balloonists.
Every @eliteairballooning flight that takes off from here is a treat for the eyes; whether you hope to see wildlife and countryside, or Bristol’s trendy urban cityscape, you can guarantee you will find what you are looking for. If you enjoyed the Fiesta this year, book your flight from Ashton Court for the ultimate Bristolian ballooning experience. It’s one of our favourite places to take off from and it could be yours too. Www.eliteairuk.com
“Wait a minute! Your missiles! They’re hidden under the Springfield sign.” - Lisa Simpson
“So close, they are the Springfield sign! I had the letters replaced with guided missiles. Each letter is targeted to a country whose name starts with the same letter. Spain, Pakistan, Russia, India, Norway, Germany, France, Iceland, England, Laos and Denmark!” - Hank Scorpio
“That’s so clever!” - Lisa
“Thank you. And they’re solar-powered, so they’re great for the environment aside from the nuclear fallout” - Hank, 2018
My highlight of today was devouring a more than adequately sized piece of carrot cake from @mrspottschocolatehouse 🙌 the lowlight was a soggy 6am walk to the gym. What were your highs and lows for Thursday?
Alright gang 👋🏼
Have you been to Cheddar Gorge lately? If you know me you know it’s one of my favourite places. So when I saw this photo by @eddcope it had to be my pick for photo of the day. 🙌🏼🙌🏼
Thanks to everyone who tagged #igersbristol today, see y’all tomorrow! 👋🏼
Shared by @mrbenadams ✌🏼
................... GRIZZLE 🐾
Gromit the Bristol hound. Took the long route home tonight and strolled through Clifton Village. Grateful everyday that we get to call this delightful area of Bristol home, Blondie x