Brunel’s legacy

Brunel’s legacy

  • Clifton Suspension Bridge
    Clifton Suspension Bridge

Visionary engineering genius in London and Bristol

Departing: Thursday 26 October 2017
Returning: Saturday 28 October 2017
Duration: 3 days

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Join the director of London’s Brunel Museum to uncover the life and work of Britain’s most daring engineer.

Explore Brunel’s extraordinary legacy of creativity and ingenuity beginning with his first project – the Thames Tunnel,  on what was initially dubbed 'the Eighth Wonder of the World'.

In Bristol climb aboard SS Great Britain, Brunel’s revolutionary iron ship, and visit the Brunel Institute.

Highlights include:

  • A privileged descent into the underground entrance hall of the Thames Tunnel engine house
  • A Gala Steam Day at Didcot Railway Centre to see Great Western locomotives in action
  • A cruise along the Thames to the launch ramps of the Great Eastern

Stay in Clifton village with views over Avon Gorge and Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge.


Address: Stapleford Granary, Bury Road, Stapleford, Cambridge, CB22 5BP
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 841055

*Price details

Per person sharing. Price includes return coach travel from London to Bristol, breakfast, one lunch, and two dinners, excursions and admissions, gratuities. Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £100.