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Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre

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A hidden gem

It was 2 years in Bristol and many visits to the suspension bridge before I realised that this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mjp771
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Iconic bridge

I forgot how tall and scary this bridge was, no wonder it used to be a popular suicide spot. and to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
colaradopam
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Toll House East Suspension Bridge Road | Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 3PA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was 2 years in Bristol and many visits to the suspension bridge before I realised that this visitor centre existed! It's small but present an informative history of the bridge in a clear and concise manner suitable for all ages. I would allow around...More

Thank Mjp771
Reviewed 6 days ago

I forgot how tall and scary this bridge was, no wonder it used to be a popular suicide spot. and to think this was built by hand and no safety equipment

Thank colaradopam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent holiday in Wiltshire we decided to visit the Bridge whilst in the area. The information centre nicely compliments the bridge and best of all it is free.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must visit the Visitor Centre as it provides an invaluable addition to your enjoyment of the Bridge..

Thank andy a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hate heights so drove across rather than walk. The view is magnificent, more attractive when the tide is in. Certainly a sight not to be missed. Cars along the road below look like Dinkie ars.

Thank solitaire1931
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This used to be in a portacabin right on the Bristol/Somerset boundary on the left leaving the bridge. It has now moved to a larger building on the other side; it is just in Somerset. It is on two floors and is free of charge...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We nearly missed this attraction as it's tucked away on the North Somerset side of the bridge. Entry is free but a donation is requested towards the annual £1.5M maintenance costs for the bridge. The exhibition tells the story of the competition to design and...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 15 June 2018

I am afraid of heights and was rather nervous about walking across the Clifton Suspension Bridge but knowing that the Visitor Centre was on the other side gave me incentive to make the short (and not so scary after all) walk. I enjoyed all of...More

Thank C D E
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This tells you about the building of the bridge and the people involved. They have an education service with a teaching room if you have an organised party. The volunteers ask for a donation to help cover the costs. Well worth a visit when crossing...More

Thank Trufflesnuffler
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Staff there are very enthusiasts and willing to share their knowledge with visitors but you may also go around alone if you prefer. You can see the different projects for the construction of this bridge. Interesting place to visit if you are interested in the...More

Thank Londinium
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