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Valuable Content Ltd, Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol, UK BS1 6UX
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Directions to Valuable Content at Spike Island
Coming to visit?
Follow the signs to The SS Great Britain. Spike Island is very close by. You can park for free on Cumberland Road or, if it’s busy park in The SS Great Britain paid car park. We’re 2 minutes walk from there.
On foot: About 10mins from the centre or 15mins from Temple Meads
From the city centre, turn right behind Arnolfini over the Prince Street Bridge and right again past the Museum of Bristol (MShed), walk along the harbour, past Olive Shed, Brunel’s Buttery and The Point (residential apartments) to the Maritime Heritage Centre and the SS Great Britain. Turn left onto Gasferry Road and walk on to the junction with the main road (Cumberland Road). Turn right and the main entrance to Spike Island is 100 yards on your right.
The Bristol Ferry Boat Company and Number Seven Boat Trips provide services from various stops around Bristol including Temple Quay (for interchange with Bristol Temple Meads train station), City Centre, Castle Park (for Broadmead/Cabot Circus) and the SS Great Britain (the stop for Spike Island). From the city centre, the ferry takes approx. 10 minutes, running approx. every 40 minutes. For the most up-to-date timetables visit www.bristolferry.com andNumber Seven Ferries From the SS Great Britain drop-off, follow the above walking route to Spike Island.
By bicycle: About 4mins from the centre
Follow the walking route along the harbourside (beware of old train tracks though) or, alternatively, a cycle path runs all the way down Cumberland Road from Wapping Road. To reach us, bear right onto the main road just before the cycle path bears left onto the ‘chocolate’ path. We are just 200 yards on your right. There are plenty of bike racks outside the main entrance to Spike Island.
From the city centre, take Wapping Road over the Prince Street Bridge behind Arnolfini and turn right onto Cumberland Road. Spike Island is about 1/2 mile on your right. From other directions, follow brown signs to SS Great Britain. On-street parking is sometimes available around the perimeter of the building or a pay and display car park is available on Gas Ferry Road. Blue badge parking (3 spaces) is available directly outside the main entrance of Spike Island. You can get up to date road traffic information here: www.frixo.com.
Closest station is Bristol Temple Meads (15 min walk from train station – follow signs to the SS Great Britain – Spike Island is half way up the Cumberland road running parallel to the river). The journey from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads takes approx 1 3/4 hours and approx 1 1/2 from Birmingham Stations. Find all ticket and timetable information on www.nationalrail.co.uk
Service ‘500 Harbour Link‘ runs every 20 minutes during the week and every 30 minutes on Saturdays. It takes a circular route via Temple Meads (go to the bus stop ‘TJ’ which is outside the station compound, across the road and outside a pub called ‘The Reckless Engineer’), the City Centre via Broadmead & Cabot Circus, Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI), Colston Street and ‘the centre fountains’ and onto Hotwells before pausing directly outside Spike Island. Leaving Spike Island the route goes along Cumberland Road and Clarence Road, back up toward Temple Meads Station.
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Valuable Content Ltd, Company number 3788390 Registered address: 7 Argyle Place, Cliftonwood, Bristol, UK, BS8 4RH