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Clifton Suspension Bridge

Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
+44 117 974 4664
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Designed and built in 1836 by a young engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this 702-foot-long, 250-foot-high suspension bridge gracefully spans the Avon Gorge between Clifton and Leigh Woods.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
+44 117 974 4664
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing feat of engineering.Fantastic views from the bridge.A stroll into Clifton village.Perfect!

Thank Gaynor E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

...only a nice 30 minute-walk from the Cathedral. On the way you can admire two of the best Banksy works in Bristol. The bridge itself is amazing and the views are just incredible. Worth to spend some time enjoying the views from the middle of...More

Thank Angel G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is impressive from afar but wow when you get close up it's even better, what a feat of engineering. I doubt if bridges being built today will last as long! We took in the free visitors centre which is very interesting and explains how...More

Thank steve110269
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit with great views and lovely views of the bridge from the observatory too , just don’t look down

Thank beac0ness
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The suspension bridge is a feat of engineering steeped in history. It is free to walk and costs £1 for cars to go across. Although not a main attraction it is worth spending half an hour of your day to go and visit when in...More

Thank Kikipal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bridge which is a real work of art and lovely to look at. Surely and rightly a symbol of Bristol. Use it and view it - a wonderful piece of engineering.

Thank RobininBRISTOL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clifton Suspension still draws a gasp when you see it close up, more than 150 years it's opening! Part of this country's (and Bristol's) great heritage of world-class engineering. The nearby 'camera' obscura' is also worth a visit - revive the excitement of the early...More

Thank GBH2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry to the last drop off point and enjoyed a scenic walk up to the bridge. Walking over the bridge there are wonderful views from both sides plus there's the free visitors center with everything you need to know about how the...More

Thank Mrsrandallrabbit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best view in Bristol. It really is a stunning place for whatever reason you have its a must visit in Bristol !

Thank Laylamack
Reviewed 1 week ago

It costs a pound to go over in the car, or free if you walk, either way well worth a visit just for the enginering of this bridge. Great viws of the city.

Thank Liz112009
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8 September 2017|
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Response from jude f | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can, however you could get married at The Avon Gorge Hotel and have the suspension bridge as a backdrop
23 January 2017|
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Response from ch0llis | Reviewed this property |
I would rate Bristol above Cheltenham and on a par with Bath for history and attractions but if your schedule is tight then so be it.. As one other person said Bristol is quite a large City and the attractions are spread... More
27 July 2016|
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Response from stclairsnow1156 | Reviewed this property |
If you want to visit the centre, and need a bus, then take the 1, 2, 8 or 9, which all go to the centre. Same buses obvioulsy back up to Clifton.