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Entrance Ticket to Brunel's ss Great Britain
"The entrance ticket to Brunel's SS Great Britain allows you to explore cabins saloons and access all areas of the ship to take in the sights sounds and smells of a Victorian voyage. Climb the rigging dress up in Victorian costumes and see a working replica of the engine. Head below the ship where desert-like conditions preserve the hull. Don’t miss the Dockyard Museum which takes visitors through a million miles spent at sea and 170 years of fascinat you will be able to purchase a dockyard companion which will give you more information about your visitor experience and the SS Great Britain’s fascinating history.Descend ‘under water’ in the Dry Dock to see the spectacular sights of the ship’s and the high-tech glass ‘sea’ now protecting the oldest iron hull in the world. Follow this with a visit to the Dockyard Museum where you can view archive film footage which captures the excitement and emotion of the SS Great Britain’s homecoming. Here you can also take the time to discover the highs and lows of the ship’s dramatic history
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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Hop aboard your City Sightseeing open-air bus from any of the 20 routed stops that are conveniently situated around the city. Take a seat inside or on the open-air top deck then sit back and relax as you ride through Oxford home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world.With your 24- or 48-hour ticket choose to stay on the bus for the entire loop or hop on and off at any of the stops to explore the city’s sights. See the Itinerary for a list of stops. As you travel plug into the informative audio commentary and admire the timeworn honey-colored buildings.Perhaps hop off at the New Road stop to visit Oxford Castle. Learn how the medieval Norman castle was mostly destroyed during the English Civil War
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"Bath
"Bath Stonehenge and The English Countryside Day Tour from London ""Leave London in the morning and beat the crowds to Stonehenge. Enjoy informative commentary along the way with the assistance of your knowledgeable guide. Arrive at Stonehenge and enjoy a walk around the ancient monoliths before it gets too busy. Take a admire the architecture and see the famous Pultney Bridge. Visit the Royal Crescent the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey (own expense). Try one of the many restaurants available for lunch. Ask your guide for a recommendation. Leave Bath to return to London arriving at approximately 6:30pm."""
From GBP64.00

Clifton Suspension Bridge Tips (25)

Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is the symbol of the city of Bristol. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel he never lived to see it completed, Brunel died prematurely aged 53 yrs in 1859, and the Bridge...
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grayfo
Apr 19, 2010

high in the sky

Clifton Suspension Bridge is really something. I have a chronic fear of heights and had to hold my daughter's hand when we drove across it. She and her father then parked and walked back over it,...
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uglyscot
May 22, 2009

simply gorgeous

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is the Bristolian icon, so I suppose my Bristol page isn’t complete without something about it. Bristol is a city of many bridges, of hugely varying interest, beauty and...
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TheLongTone
Feb 27, 2009

Clifton suspension bridge

The bridge is simply an awesome piece of engineering. Based on a design by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, it was completed in 1864. It spans more than 200m. On the side away from Bristol, there is a...
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Gyppo
Mar 02, 2008

St. Vincent's Cave

The Clifotn Suspension Bridge and the observatory with the camera obscura are already two sights worth a visit. But the third one at this place is somewhat hidden. In the observatory, you will also...
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Airpunk
Oct 16, 2006

Camera Obscura

This camera obscura is the only one open to the public in England. It was built into an old windmill which ceased operations in 1777. After the windmill was redesigned into an observatory, the camera...
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Airpunk
Oct 15, 2006

Avon Gorge and Clifton Rocks Railway

Bristol is perhaps not the most beautiful city, but this does not mean that it doesn't have beautiful city- or landscapes. If you walk along the right bank or River Avon, you will come to the Avon...
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Airpunk
Oct 13, 2006

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Isambard Kingdom Brunel had a great influence on Bristol by designing Bristol's new train terminal, two steamships and the suspension bridge in Clifton. There were already plans to build a bridge over...
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Airpunk
Oct 13, 2006

Suspension Bridge

I can't say that visiting a suspension bridge would ever be high on my list of 'must see's' but this one is pretty spectacular, especially when you realise it's quite old!You can drive over it for 30p...
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coopergirl2003
Oct 04, 2006

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this was one of the greatest engineering feats of its day. Unfortunately, I didn't have enough time to actually walk on it. But is provides some magnificent views...
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Tom_Fields
Jul 09, 2006

Clifton Suspension Bridge

One of the first things I wanted to see in Bristol as I am fascinated by the industrial revolution period in England was the famous bridge at Clifton and I was not disappointed. It was shorter than I...
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Sjalen
Mar 04, 2006

SUSPENSION BRIDGE

The Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the beautiful Avon Gorge, is the symbol of the city of Bristol. For almost 150 years this Grade I listed structure has attracted visitors from all over the...
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lina112
Dec 01, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Clifton Suspension Bridge

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Clifton Observatory, Camera Obscura and Caves

This came very close to going into the 'Tourist Trap' section, but I'd prefer to let others make up their own minds. Giant's cave, otherwise known as St. Vincent's cave, is accessed from the Clifton...
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Bristol Zoo Gardens

I know opinions are divided about zoos but if you're going to have them then the Bristol Zoological Gardens is one of the best. First founded in 1835 it is the fifth oldest zoo in the world but it...
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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Bristol Packet Boat Trips offer a variety of cruises and boats are available for hire. I participated in the City Docks Tour which is approximately 1.5 hours around the Floating Harbour. Tickets and...
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Georgian House Museum

This, as the name suggests, is an eighteenth century house: built in 1780 for John Pinney, a Bristolian who had amassed a fortune from sugar plantations in the West Indies. Four of its six floors are...
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Red Lodge Museum

The Red Lodge is one of those small but exquisite places. Its a Tudor house dating from around 1580, and its glory is the three oak-panlled rooms on the first floor, which are all as built. The...
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Lord Mayor's Chapel aka St. Mark's

Unusually for an English church the Lord Mayor’s Chapel does not present as a stand-alone building: rather the West wall and entrance is integrated into a street facade. Directly across College Green...
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Getting to Clifton Suspension Bridge

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Bridgemaster's Office, Bridge Road, Bristol BS8 3PA

Hours

  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00

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