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Go Aloft! Climb The Rigging

Weather Deck

Child climbing Go Aloft!

Temporarily Closed

11.30pm - 4.30pm

Adults - £10

Children (10-17) - £10 or FREE with a paying adult climber

Could you have sailed the seven seas?

Step into the shoes of a Victorian sailor and climb the huge mainmast of the SS Great Britain.

You’ll have the luxury of being strapped into a harness and you will be briefed by a Topman on the Weather Deck, before you ascend the rigging to a viewing platform at over 25m above ground level.

From there, if you're brave enough, you can step out onto the main yard, taking you 9m out across the ship below, before returning to solid ground.

Tickets cost £10 (additional to entry price) and you will be able to buy them on the day of your visit on the Weather Deck. Children climb free with a paying adult climber.
Please note: For safety reasons, there are weight and height restrictions for Go Aloft!, see our FAQ page for more information.



Go Aloft! has been generously supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund,  The Swire Charities, The Edith Murphy Foundation, Sir John Fisher Foundation, The Hobson Charity, Aurelius Charitable Trust and The Charles Littlewood Hill Trust.

The SS Great Britain Trust is grateful to the following companies for sponsoring the launch of Go Aloft!:

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