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Climb the rigging at Brunel's SS Great Britain

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Brunel's SS Great Britain Bristol - Go aloft

About

Step into the shoes of a Victorian sailor and climb the huge mainmast of the SS Great Britain. You’ll be securely strapped into a harness and briefed, before heading up the rigging to a viewing platform 26m above the ground. From here, you can admire the beautiful vista over the floating harbour, or you can decide to step out onto the main yard, 9m across the ship below, if you are brave enough! Tickets cost £10 and you will be able to buy them on the day of your visit on the Weather Deck.
 

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TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    6080
  • Very Good
    1234
  • Average
    128
  • Poor
    34
  • Terrible
    18

Recent Reviews:

  • Richard P
    Farnborough, United Kingdom
    Really interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th November 2019
    I spent a very interesting few hours visiting the SS Great Britain, its a fascinating ship with an amazing history. The dockyards and Brunel museum are also well worth visiting at the same time and... Read full review
  • Nathaniel B
    A must for anyone with any interest in ships!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th November 2019
    Great Britain has been superbly restored, from the "under water" hull (as you tour the hull and propeller you look up at a glass roof/ceiling fixed at the water line), through the painstakingly... Read full review
  • JanetJ779
    Bedford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Plenty to see
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th November 2019
    Visited this historic ship while on a damp day in Bristol . It is very interesting and to see an early ‘cruise’ ship,even the first class passengers had pretty cramped quarters. Husband interested in... Read full review
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Great Western Dockyard
Gas Ferry Road
Bristol
BS1 6TY

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 0680

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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