SS Great Britain opens rigging to public

Visitors to Bristol's historic SS Great Britain are getting a taste of life as a Victorian sailor.

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Public given chance to climb Great Britain's mast

View from nearly 30 metres up the SS Great Britain's mast Credit: ITV West

Visitors to the SS Great Britain are being given the chance to experience the dizzy heights of being a Victorian sailor. For the first time, people will be able to climb up 27 metres into the ships rigging. However, unlike the original crew, they'll be strapped into a safety harness.


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