Ashton Gate

Bristol City Football 2015/16 Season

We are a stones throw away from the home of Bristol City Football Club at Ashton Gate Stadium.

The 2015/16 Sky Bet Championship season gets underway on Sat 8th August with the first home game at Ashton Gate Stadium on Sat 16th August.

Clift Guest House is ideally located for any visiting supporters who wish to stay within minutes of the stadium and also be in a great location for exploring the rest of Bristol.


shaun in the city

Shaun in the City, 6th July to 31st August

Flock to Bristol for a baaa-rilliant time with the Shaun in the City art trail.

Aardman Animations’ loveable lamb, Shaun the Sheep, and his flock will be brightening up the city streets of Bristol from 6 July to 31 August with an arts trail that ‘ewe’ won’t want to miss! 70 five-foot high sculptures created by artists, designers and celebrities will be placed all across the city for the summer before they are auctioned off by Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal to raise money for the Bristol Children’s Hospital, along with the unique 50 sculptures which appeared on the streets on London earlier this year which will raise money for Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Charity.


bristol balloon fiesta

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, 6-9th August

Bristol plays host to Europe’s largest ballooning event; an amazing spectacle and FREE event for the whole family. Over 150 hot air balloons will take off from Ashton Court Estate at dawn and light up the skies at night with evening glows with fun activities on the ground to keep the family entertained.

The event features four days of extravagant hot-air balloon displays with half a million visitors gathering in the gorgeous grounds of Ashton Court to watch balloons of all shapes and sizes lift off over the City of Bristol. Entertainment for all the family includes fairground rides, delicious food stalls and bars, face painting and acoustic music areas.

Balloon ascents
6am and 6pm daily (weather dependent)