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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
+44 117 974 4664
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this. Every time we come over to Bristol I choose to go this way. The bridge is iconic and the way to enter a city.

Thank JustbeCouscous
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant to visit. Really interesting. Visitor information shop really good and the added free talk was excellent. Informative and well paced. Also really good toilets!!

Thank misscowley
Reviewed 2 days ago

I spent an hour in a park near the bridge. The view is great. Nice way to spend some time with friends.

Thank Sylvia J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great day walking over this bridge ,was not good if don't like heights. I was great for taking pictures. On a beautiful sunny day.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 3 days ago

I could never have imagined that this could be so well presented. Extremely well done. The guidebook equally good.

Thank Leon C
Reviewed 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 1 week 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
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September 8, 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
January 22, 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
July 26, 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.