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The Brunel Museum and the first tunnel in the world that goes under water

You might be wondering how much more can be squeezed into this relatively short little walk eastwards from London Bridge through Bermondsey and Rotherhithe.  I’m sure you’ll agree that there is something for everyone who visits. Today’s post relates to … Continue reading

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The Clifton Suspension Bridge celebrates 150 years!

Whilst not on the main tourists routes, the Clifton Suspension Bridge is an incredible sight and this weekend reached its 150th birthday since it was opened in 1864. The bridge spans the Avon Gorge near Briston and is a remarkable … Continue reading

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