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Clifton Suspension Bridge

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Address: Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 4AP, England
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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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Bristol Suspension Bridge

There are really good views of the river and Ashton Gate, home of Bristol City Football club. This is Brunels design but he died before it was finished. Clifton village is close... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are really good views of the river and Ashton Gate, home of Bristol City Football club. This is Brunels design but he died before it was finished. Clifton village is close by and has some lovely old buildings, nice shopping area.Nice hotel with terraces overlooking the gorge. There is also a cave that comes out half way down the... More 

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This bridge is a must see, don't hesitate to go in the hill next to it and go into the cave to have such a wonderful view.

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Thank Moïse W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The clifton suspension bridge appeals to all, those not familiar with bristol will get the best views, its a far walk across from either side alliwing you to walk on to cafes and shops in the clifton village side and the leigh woods side makes for stunning wooded areas and upmarket accommodation around the area. Its completely free to pedestrians,... More 

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Always a great visit, fantastic views and to marvel at the engineering. Great new visitor centre and great walks in nearby Leigh Woods.

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Fife, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped of here on a warm sunny afternoon with the kids. Lovely views over the city and beyond. Would recommend.

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Thank fionacorps
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Why Clifton suspension bridge, Well bonding whilst having fantastic views what more could you want? Throw in a typical dad style history lesson and we'll...you know the rest.

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Thank Sparkyboy65
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best way to appreciate the Bristol Suspension Bridge is on foot. Cars have to pay a toll and whilst in the car you won't really see much. By walking you get to see more detail of this gorgeous part of bristol and of the bridge itself. You even get many smiles from other people on the bridge too. It's... More 

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Thank Maria D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Arrange, via the visitors centre web site, to join a tour of the recently discovered internal structure of the bridge. It's amazing. Put on high viz and a hard hat and see exactly how Brunel and the workmen did it. Tour groups are limited to about 15 people at a time and the guides are well informed. We were met... More 

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Thank Clare B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A visit to Bristol would be a visit wasted without at least travelling across the Clifton Suspension Bridge - one of Brunel's engineering masterpieces. The bridge can be seen from a look-out area on the Downs and can be seen clearly when driving along the Portway, and ultimately driving under the bridge. It is lit up at night - looking... More 

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Thank John F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very pleasing bridge. Great architecture by the much loved Brunel. With views of the River Avon, the Gorge and Bristol City Centre. Easily accessible by car, train or other means of public transport. Free to walk and cycle across, however a £1 toll for cars.

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