The Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the picturesque 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 world.

The bridge joins Bristol and North Somerset and is owned and operated by Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust. It is entirely funded by tolls - which have paid for its upkeep since it first opened to the public on 8th December 1864. We are open and manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year. Visitors are welcome at any time and our Visitor Centre (in Leigh Woods) is open from 10am to 5pm every day (excluding Christmas and New Year).


The Bridge is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Visitor Centre will be closed on Wednesday 8th January, but is otherwise open daily from 10am-5pm.

The Coffee Cart will be serving at weekends - and every day from Boxing Day until 5th January, 10am-5pm (weather depending).



Have you visited the Bridge recently? Did you enjoy your visit?



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