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Clifton Suspension Bridge

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Address: Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
Phone Number: 441179744664
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Designed and built in 1836 by a young engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel,...

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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A wonderful piece of art

We wonder the amazing architecture and techniques built in the bridge every time visit here. I bet the suspension bridges built around the world must have learned something from... read more

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Chippenham
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We wonder the amazing architecture and techniques built in the bridge every time visit here. I bet the suspension bridges built around the world must have learned something from this master design!

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Cheshire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing how most of the 9 one-star 'terrible' reviews out of the c.4000 written, moan about the cost of using the bridge, blaming sat-navs for not flagging it up as a toll bridge (crossing cost = £1). When you consider the feat of construction engineering, age, condition, and general astonishment of what the Clifton suspension bridge actually is, you wonder... More 

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views from the bridge, £1 toll to cross. Good views of the bridge from the observatory as well.

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Exceptional views of Bristol and a triumph of engineering. Definitely worth a visit, it is free, and the visitors centre provides some wonderful insight about its construction.

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Thank James O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. Spectacular amongst beautiful scenery! Walk across and take in the views! Walk up to the Observatory point, sit back and just relax. 2 minutes from the beautiful Clifton. Do visit.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the bridge on a clear summer's day and enjoyed wonderful views down the river in both directions

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Thank Martin N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been a great fan of including the bridge in my run, especially over summer, with the views being so great and even better with a setting sun. I have recently found my time spent there, thanks to a certain game and a small persons love for it, has changed drastically. There is quite a lot to do within the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spectacular! Toll is £1 per vehicle to drive across so have coins ready. There is a place to get change just before you reach the toll barrier.

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Thank Phil T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're in Bristol you have to see this Bridge. There isnt loads to do there - it is just a bridge - but you have to marvel at its size and structure, wondering how on earth it was built. Walking to the middle and looking down is always fun, the veiws are immense! Specially up near the observatory which... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A picture of Brustol without the Bridge wouldn't be complete. Walk across it, take a picture of it from the Avon Gorge Hotel terrace, look up at it from the cave in the observatory, Slide by the side of it at the slidey rocks, etc, etc. Isambard would have been so proud

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