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Walk the Wye Valley from Almondsbury

The village of Almondsbury in South Gloucestershire is perfecltly placed for exploring Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, less than 15 minutes by car. Drink in the lush green landscape and gaze down on Tintern Abbey, the ruined Cistercian monastary that inspired William Wordworth's renowned poem. The Hay Literary Festival in Nearby Hay-on-Wye is one of Britain's largest, with sister festivals taking place around the world.

Explore buzzing Bristol

Almondsbury is less than 10 miles north of Bristol, the largest city in England's south-west, and you can be exploring its charming architecture, chic shops and renowned food scene in just 30 minutes by public transport. Start by gazing up at the spire of St Mary Redcliffe church, the city's tallest building. The �500 million Cabot Circus shopping centre opened in 2008, making Bristol one of England's premier retail destinations. Recharge your batteries at the wonderfully ramshackle Llandoger Trow pub, built in 1664.

Classic seaside fun in Weston-super-Mare

One of the country's most renowned resorts, Weston-super-Mare is the perfect family fun day, just a half hour's drive from the village of Almondsbury in the south west of England. On warm days head for the long sandy beach with its impressive Grand Pier, or if the British summer lets you down opt for go karting and laser tag for an unforgettable family day out. Planning a trip to Almondsbury? Travelodge Bristol Cribbs Causeway Hotel is less than 10 minutes' drive away. Travelodge Bristol Severn View M48 Hotel is perfect for exploring the Wye Valley.