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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.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
+44 117 974 4664
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Reviewed yesterday

easy to reach lwent there with 2 other friends it was already dark and the view from the top was very beautiful took soem pictures and headed back to a warm cafe

Thank olga_kolina
Reviewed 3 days ago

I live just an hour away, but love visiting the bridge, whether it is to walk or drive over it, or look at it from the many viewpoints below. Everyone should spend a bit of time taking it in!

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The view from the bridge has to be one of the best in all of England. The Bridge is quite stunning and architecturally one of a kind. It is simply not to be missed if you are a visitor or if you have friends and...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth a visit amazing feat of engineering and the views of Bristol and the surrounding area are spectacular.

Thank Hortense1957
Reviewed 4 days ago

Staying in Clifton Village for the weekend we just had to have a walk and see the Clifton suspension bridge. This was our first time here so it was brilliant to see close up and look at the bridge and the views once you walk...More

Thank Royhasbeenthere
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is definitely a key destination if you're visiting Bristol. I've not been to a bridge like it in the UK before and the views were really impressive. We also walked from the city centre to the bridge which despite being a long-ish walk was...More

Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Amazing views. Parking very accessible on the streets around. Very dog friendly.

Thank Fraser P
Reviewed 1 week ago

'Masterpiece' and 'iconic' are often overused, but not in the case of Brunel's famous bridge. If you are in Bristol, you have to both see it from the Cumberland basin below and walk across it. If you have time combine it with a walk on...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't ever imagine visiting the bridge when in Bristol. A magnificent piece of engineering offering terrific views of Bristol, plus close to the downs always lovely for a picnic or stroll.

Thank Jacqui G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arguably one of the most iconic bridges in the UK, if not the world even, mastery in design and engineering. A must for any visitor to our fair city.. And its free! Great views from it and the watchtower. Lucky to have on our doorstop......More

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8 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
22 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
26 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.