Clifton Suspension Bridge
An incredible, innovative, wonderful bridge like no other. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel who was a famous Victorian Engineer. The bridge spans the Avon Gorge and is 700ft wide it took years to complete and the original still in used today.
The views from the bridge are breath-taking, its located next to the unique Clifton Village with its eclectic mix of shops, cafes, dining experiences, picturesque passageways, beautiful architecture, gardens, walks and secret hideaways
Ferry Boat Trips
Cruise down the magnificent Avon Gorge. With an entertaining and informative commentary throughout, there’s no better way to see this historic entrance into the city.
Taking you down the harbour, starting at Brunel’s SS Great Britain, through the historic gates and into the huge lock, on to Avon Gorge there is plenty to see:- The Rocks Railway and the old steamship dock, sailing underneath the amazing Clifton Suspension Bridge, Horseshoe Bend (a favourite spot for herons in the winter) and the Old Powder House (where trade ships deposited there gun powder before entering the city). You will pass the ancient port of Sea Mills and the village of Pill.
SS Great Britain
The SS Great Britain is a museum ship and former passenger steamship, which was advance for her time she is still unique, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. She was the first iron steamer to cross the Atlantic, which she did in 1845, in a time of 14 days.
Visitors can now step back in time and experience what life was like on the sea’s back in the 19th Century. A visit to the SS Great Britain gives you the opportunity to experience what it was like aboard a Victorian Ship as a passenger or a crew member, there are sights, sounds and smells to almost take you back in time. The award-winning visitor attraction and museum ship is located in the Harbour