Isambard Kingdom Brunel

SS Great Britain ...The 25 metre long mainyard is lifted into place on Brunel's SS Great Britain in Bristol as preparations begin for the attraction's Go Aloft that will allow the public to climb the rigging and out onto the mainyardl. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday December 20, 2013. Visitors will be able to step into the shoes of a Victorian sailor and be able to scale the rigging for a unique view of Bristol. See PA story SEA Brunel. Photo credit should read: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

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From April 2014, visitors to the SS Great Britain will be allowed to walk the yardarm and scale the rigging for a Victorian sailor’s view of Bristol, where the ship is moored. The Go Aloft adventure will be an educational and interactive experience of life on board a 19th century passenger steam ship