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By James MacVeigh

Ever because it was once the start line for voyages of discovery to the hot global, the outdated port of Bristol has boasted a wealth of taverns, motels, alehouses, and public homes. lots of the older consuming institutions that experience survived have tales to inform – often quirky or superb, yet consistently attention-grabbing and infrequently with nautical hyperlinks. a few contain actual ancient figures resembling Daniel Defoe and Alexander Selkirk, the version for Robinson Crusoe, whereas others are attached with fictional characters like lengthy John Silver. and a few have been utilized by smugglers, press gangs, privateers and out-and-out pirates.

Local writer James MacVeigh takes the reader on a desirable trip via a few of Bristol’s oldest and so much infamous watering holes. He explores their histories and hidden secrets and techniques and tells of the various characters that experience frequented or run the city’s public houses.

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