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Monday, 4 August 2014

Nailsea Bike Show

It was the 6th Nailsea Bike Show - which is only approx 12 miles from where I live in Bristol - this last weekend and the first time that I actually got to visit,meeting up with Fran and Inara on route. It has also just changed venue to the very charming 'Old Barn' Pub just on the outskirts of the town.
  It was actually a weekend show with camping allowed in the reasonably extensive grounds / gardens and the pub, which is full of character, sells a good range of Real Ales and Ciders.
Scott Flying Squirrel water cooled 2 stroke

Francis Barnet

Triumph in the foreground and Sunbeam S7

Rickman Royal Enfield


1945  Norton bought by the owners Gran in 1950

Unicycle Sprint Bike

Round the World 500 Enfield owned by the lady on the left

'The Old Barn' in the background

Inara sitting in one of the two rooms of the pub


  1. I want pubs like that stateside. Nice bikes too :-)

  2. Luckily there are a fair few pubs left here in the UK that retain their originality and character though sadly many that look from the outside like they do until you get inside. Many have also become Dining establishments where the chef's think they are Gordon Ramsey / Jamie Oliver and the small portions of food come served on chunks of wood or grey slate. The 'Old Barn' was full of quirky character,friendly bar staff and apparently only serves snacks and sandwiches..................Oh yes,glad you liked the bike pics too !