Clifton Suspension Bridge - Bristol

Clifton Suspension Bridge - Bristol

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Book tickets now for a great day out at one of Bristol's famous landmarks - Clifton Suspension Bridge!

Stretching over the Avon Gorge and connecting the counties of Bristol and Somerset, Clifton Suspension Bridge acts as one of the West Country's most beautiful viewing points. 

One of the most beautiful places to visit in South West England

Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Clifton Suspension Bridge is one of the West Country's most recognisable structures, and it now stands as an iconic landmark gazing over the city.

The A Grade I listed structure is the most photographed place in Bristol, and the seventh most photographed in the UK! As well as being a photo hot spot and a must-see in the vibrant city, your experience will include:

  • Crossing off an iconic landmark off your sightseeing bucket list
  • Free to enter Visitor Centre
  • The option to cross the bridge via car or foot
  • Breathtaking views of the Avon Gorge - a natural, beautiful border between the counties.
  • Opportunities to learn more about the building and development of Clifton Suspension Bridge.

One of the best things to do and sights to see in the West Country!

As you approach Bristol's famous bridge, you'll see the main towers that have supported the bridge since 1864. Look left and become mesmerised by Leigh Woods, look right and become immersed in Bristol's sights, and look down to peacefully gaze upon the Avon Gorge.  

Welcome to a place of history and tranquility - welcome to the best of Bristol's sightseeing. 

Get more out of South West England's great family tourist attraction

Your day doesn't end after the unforgettable views and irreplaceable memories - Clifton Bridge has a multitude of tours to quench your thirst for knowledge and history. 

Want to explore the secret world of Leigh Woods and gain insight into features of the Avon Bridge in Bristol?

Perhaps you've spent enough time in the sky and want to dive deep underground into Leigh Woods vaults:

Book Clifton Suspension Bridge tickets now for a cheap family day out in the South West, and one of the best places to visit in Bristol!

One Hour Hard Hat Tour - Clifton Suspension Bridge

Grab a hi-vis and a hard hat and explore the forgotten chambers of Leigh Woods and gain insight into the features of Bristol's most famous bridge

Available to 27 August 2024
North Somerset BS8 3PA
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How to find us

Address: Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bridge Road, Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 3PA


By Car:

  • Use postcode BS8 4AW for parking
  • Travel across the bridge costs £1
  • Parking in Clifton is pay and display
  • Parking in Leigh Woods is pay and display

By Bus:

  • The No 8 Circular Bus from Bristol Temple Meads drops off at Clifton Village
  • The X3 and X3A services journey between Bristol and Portishead and will stop at the Clifton Lodge entrance

By Foot:

  • Follow the Avon Trail from Bristol City Centre
  • Follow the Brunel in Bristol trail
  • Toilets
  • Café 
  • Gift shop

The Clifton Suspension Bridge near Brunel is open 24/7, 365 days of the year. 

Planned closures are advised well in advance online. 

Yes, the Clifton Suspension Bridge has a footpath on either side, allowing visitors to enjoy the views over the city and river. 

There is an advised one way system in the place.

Yes, folding stools are available inside the Visitor Centre. An enclosed lift is available to take you to the first floor. 

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