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Clifton Suspension Bridge

Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit amazing feat of engineering and the views of Bristol and the surrounding area are spectacular.

Thank Hortense1957
Reviewed yesterday

Staying in Clifton Village for the weekend we just had to have a walk and see the Clifton suspension bridge. This was our first time here so it was brilliant to see close up and look at the bridge and the views once you walk...More

Thank Royhasbeenthere
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is definitely a key destination if you're visiting Bristol. I've not been to a bridge like it in the UK before and the views were really impressive. We also walked from the city centre to the bridge which despite being a long-ish walk was...More

Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Amazing views. Parking very accessible on the streets around. Very dog friendly.

Thank Fraser P
Reviewed 6 days ago

'Masterpiece' and 'iconic' are often overused, but not in the case of Brunel's famous bridge. If you are in Bristol, you have to both see it from the Cumberland basin below and walk across it. If you have time combine it with a walk on...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I can't ever imagine visiting the bridge when in Bristol. A magnificent piece of engineering offering terrific views of Bristol, plus close to the downs always lovely for a picnic or stroll.

Thank Jacqui G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arguably one of the most iconic bridges in the UK, if not the world even, mastery in design and engineering. A must for any visitor to our fair city.. And its free! Great views from it and the watchtower. Lucky to have on our doorstop......More

Thank molwen177
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really special place and an absolute must visit if you come to Bristol. The views are amazing and the concept of the bridge being design and built by the Victorians is brilliant. Well worth just taking a walk across and back again but if...More

Thank YM62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice views. This bridge even has a terror legend which makes the most interesting place to me. Love a nice walk through this cliffton bridge!

Thank joserodriguezlasso
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views from bridge over city & countryside. As it became darker the whole panorama was illuminated. Walked both ways safely!

Thank CCT19Bdos
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brionymetcalfe
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
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Qcolla
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
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misscowley
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.
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