An iconic Bristol attraction and venue

Discover unbeatable views

The Clifton Observatory, Camera Obscura and Cave sits above the Avon Gorge offering superb views of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the city of Bristol.

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The Giants of Bristol

A magical story of giants at play, in the city of Bristol they frolic all day.

Have a peek and take a look, inside our little book.

Autumn/ Winter OPENING TIMES

10am – 5pm – Monday to Sunday – 7 days a week

360 cafe – closed until next season

LATEST NEWS

Clifton Observatory welcomes Wallambard to the Team!

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This summer, the Clifton Observatory partnered up with the amazing Grand Appeal charity to take part in the Gromit Unleashed 2 trail. That saw us welcome the ‘Wensleydale Kid’ to the Observatory, providing families from across the UK the opportunity to have their photo taken and enjoy the spectacular views of the city of Bristol.

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An Iconic Venue: Clifton Observatory is ready to host your event

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As you may have heard, we’ve opened our doors as a wedding venue, but the great news is that you don’t need to tie the knot to host your event at the Clifton Observatory!
We are now open for all kinds of events. Whether you are looking to host a corporate or private party, we have plenty of adaptable options to suit your requirements.

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Venue Hire

We are delighted to announce the Newly Renovated Clifton Observatory is now open for private hire from 2018. With its unique surroundings and breath-taking views over Bristol, the Clifton Observatory is the perfect location to host your wedding, dinner, reception or conference.  With both indoor and outdoor space available to hire.

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