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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Truely an amazing place to spend the day at, specially in nice weather. You can take lots of pix, and have lots of fun. Enjoy the green areas, see the nature and enjoy it. If you have kids, they will enjoy playing there, just don’t...More

Thank Sara K
Reviewed yesterday

It's great to visit on a sunny day. Make sure to enjoy a walk through Clifton, a beautiful neighbourhood, and there are views to be appreciated from both sides of the bridge. There is a £1 toll if you want to use your car, but...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just a truly awesome experience to cross over this Bristol icon. To accept this structure is over 170 years old is simply incredible - this aligned to the superb views toward Bristol or over the Avon Gorge is spectacular. The visitor centre is actually very...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic - go up to the observatory for amazing pictures. Best seen at sunrise or sunset

Thank sazzy85
Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful bridge. Very short but well worth a walk across for its stunning views into the Avon Gorge

Thank Gould1e
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went there for a business trip and was very surprised of everything Brunel had accomplished. The Clifton Suspension Bridge is fully part of this astonishment.

Thank Sylvain S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just amazing you have to see it to believe it. Designed and built by Pompey boy Burnel it's a must visit in Bristol

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's only one pound to drive over the bridge but so much better to walk. Great views of Bristol and surroundings. Good visitor centre.

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This looks fantastic from afar. It’s £1 each way if you drive. It’s over very quickly though so if you’re expecting a long drive you won’t get it here. I think it’s a much better experience if you walk but I didn’t get chance to...More

Thank ragsnkisses
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely view from the Avon Gorge Hotel. All lit up as darkness fell. Marvellous. Iconic bridge. A must see....

Thank joanne777581
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brionymetcalfe
9 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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