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Clifton Suspension Bridge

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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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Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
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Reviewed today

20 min walk from the ferry - well worth the walk and free to walk over bridge and free to visit musuem. Museum okay.

Thank Marcus K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walk from the harbour through the woods to the suspension bridge is beautiful. Visitors centre is worth the visit. Walk across the bridge and enjoy the high and wide view.

Thank Gerry F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked across the bridge in the rain on our visit, the views over the River Avon were amazing. We went into the visitor centre which is nicely decorated and holds lots of information about the bridge and other bridges, however, the workers/ volunteers were...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed yesterday

We are so lucky to have had Brunel build this bridge a long with other things he built in Bristol go take a look or even walk across the bridge you can see all over cliffton etc just up the road is his ship SS...More

Thank wendy_lyons
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bristol suspension bridge is one of the most iconic landmarks of Bristol on leighwoods side is a visitor centre which is free entry , been across the bridge many times . the last time I took my young niece and nephew and we walked across...More

Thank paulkb40
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not much to say of the Suspension bridge really. Go. Just go to it. Walk along it and take in the sights. Return at night and view the same view but admire the lights. It's a Bristol and UK must.

Thank Benjamin R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful design. So iconic! Isambard did wonders here. Long may it stand. Scenery is gorgeous to look at.

Thank Roloshumans
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have lived in Bristol for most of my life but I never lose the thrill of going over the Clifton Suspension Bridge either on foot or in a car. Built well before cars were invented, it is a vital route in and out of...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing piece of engineering! The most beautiful views and the museum next to it most informative ! Don’t miss it!

Thank Egli W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I often walk across here when I need to reflect. Beautiful views. Always worth a trip to the Black Horse in Clapton in Gordano too.

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Julie F
2 September 2018|
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Response from Veedubber | Reviewed this property |
I suspect there may be a limit for weight and width. A large van may be allowed but I would check for anything bigger, and would avoid if driving an articulated lorry.
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Felicia D
15 July 2018|
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Response from AhBobo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's a 5 minute walk. There's no doubt though that you'll want to stop to take pictures etc :-)
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Darren R
12 June 2018|
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Response from sandra n | Reviewed this property |
Bridge is free to cross on foot and £1 by car. Parking varies as there are some spots where you can park free but others are pay and display. You would have to view from the Portway to see it from underneath looking up.
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