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“Stunning Views”

Clifton Suspension Bridge
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$163.41*
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Hot Air Balloon Flight from Bristol
Ranked #3 of 165 things to do in Bristol
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed December 8, 2014

Clifton Village is a parking nightmare, just have to drive around till you spot someone moving, it took us nearly 30 mins to find a place. It is a masterpiece of design and construction, worth a detour to see .Against a clear blue sky it really was stunning. The Avon Gorge Hotel has a viewing platform with tables and chairs and our tip is to buy a tea or hard drink and then sit and enjoy the view.
Don't forget to take your camera.

Thank COUNCILLORJACK
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Reviewed December 7, 2014

The suspension bridge is very picturesque the views on a clear day go on for miles the river avon flows beneath the avon gorge is around and beneath the bridge at night it is lit up and has a famous history, you can walk or drive across the bridge and its great when they have fireworks displays.

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Reviewed December 7, 2014

Amazing views across the Clifton gorge and city plus quite an eerie atmosphere at night! A masterpiece of engineering and a true national treasure and not far from the bars and restaurants of Clifton!

Thank Ian W
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Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great bridge and great views...there is a footpath to walk across, worth a visit if you have time. If in a car it costs £1 to cross.

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Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great views over the city and along the Avon Gorge. Cliffton village is lovely with plenty of independent shops and cafes and well worth a visit.

Thank Konrad C
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