Mass bike rides, road races and sponsored walks
If you are planning any event which involves large groups crossing over the bridge, please contact us to discuss arrangements. Please note that the bridge is a working commuter route, therefore any event requiring closure of the bridge to the public could incur a cost.
Illumination of the Bridge
The bridge is lit with single colour white LED lights. We are not able to change the colour of the illuminations. The bridge is illuminated every evening from half an hour before sunset until midnight.
Fireworks at the Bridge
We do not host firework displays at the bridge on 5th November or New Year’s Eve. The only recent times we have hosted fireworks on the bridge have been for Brunel’s 200th anniversary in 2006 and the 150th Anniversary of the bridge in 2014.
Bungee Jumping and Abseiling
Byelaws for the bridge state that this is not permitted on the bridge at any time.
It is not permitted to attach signs or banners to the bridge.
We know that you’d like to make your day special, but please note that the bridge is a working commuter route and any event requiring closure of the bridge to the public could incur a cost. It is not permitted to attach signs or banners to the bridge and please see our additional guidance around photography. Excellent views of the bridge are available from Observatory Hill, Sion Hill and the White Lion Terrace at the Avon Gorge Hotel.
The Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre has two spaces which are available for corporate hire and educational events. Ensure positive memories for your delegates by adding a tour of the bridge to your booking.
Our Gallery space is open and airy. It has a double-height main space with mezzanine level and a viewing window overlooking the Suspension Bridge. Suitable for corporate events, large meetings or presentations. Buffet refreshments can be served separately in the first floor Education Workshop.
- Evening bookings only – 6pm onwards
- Capacity: 120 people standing or 40 people lecture style seating
Our Education Workshop allows smaller groups to work around tables and provides a friendly environment for talks or presentations. The room is accessible through the main exhibition.
- Daily from 9.30am
- Capacity: 15 people classroom seating or 25 people lecture style seating
Read more about accessibility to this building or contact us to make an enquiry.