At just under an hour's walk from Bristol Temple Meads and through Bristols historic street, the Clifton Observatory is well worth the stroll.
Perched on top of the hill Clifton Observatory boasts impressive views of the Clifton Suspension bridge, the River Avon, and the City of Bristol from its unique viewing platform. Clifton Observatory was established in 1766 and is one of the great, iconic landmarks Bristol has to offer. Once you have taken in the breathtaking views why not explore the history of Clifton Observatory, discover the Giants Cave, and marvel at the amazing engineering work of the Camera Obscura.
If you don't fancy the walk from Bristol City Centre there is a good bus service running directly from the station. Look out for bus numbers 8 or 9 which run every 15 minutes during the day.
For more information about Clifton Observatory visit their website.
|Staffing level||The staff is available at all times.|
|Left Luggage Website||https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/|
|Telephone types||Cards and coins|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
Lifts to all platforms and facilities. Ticket office is also step free.
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|Staff Help notes|
Staff Assistance is available; please request Assistance from any member of staff if you have not booked Assistance in advance.
|Customer Service notes|
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
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|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||APCOA Parking (UK) Limited|
|Car parking spaces||374|
|Cycle storage spaces||450|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
The main storage location for bikes is at The Friary at Temple Quay, just to the right of the ramped exit from the long stay car park. A limited bike storage location can be found on Station Approach by Queen Anne's Gate. There is no longer any bike storage inside the station.
|Cycle storage notes||There are stands available.|
|Step-free access||Step free access is available throughout the whole station.|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis||Accessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Bristol Temple Meads station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include: