The Location

“An iconic Bristol attraction and venue.”

Where? Clifton Observatory, Litfield Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3LT

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. During the initial hours of our wedding celebration, until 5pm, you will have exclusive access to the camera obscura and giants cave. There, you may find our 2 special guests, Gorham and Ghyston!


There are lots of great options for accommodation in and around Bristol at a range of prices. Some are very close to the venue in Clifton, including hotels, lodges and AirBnB rentals.  Please click on the links below to explore some of the options:




Clifton Observatory does not have dedicated parking. Limited on street parking is available near the Observatory in Clifton Village and the Clifton & Durdham Downs. Please note parking in Clifton Village is now pay and display. To avoid stress and hassle we would advise ordering a taxi or Uber from your accommodation, if appropriate.

If there is anyone attending who has mobility issues, please let us know and we can organise a car to drive directly to the venue.

The venue is in the Clifton Observatory. It overlooks the famous Bristol Suspension Bridge. We have hired the whole venue for the whole day.

Local Taxis

Local Taxi’s
Clifton Taxi Co: 0117 3258889
City Link Taxis: 0117 9251111
Gatsby’s Taxi Co. of Clifton: 0117 3270227