Vale Street: Bristol

    Newer Older

    Vale Street, Totterdown, Bristol reputed to be the steepest residential street in Britain.

    zombizi, weirdoldhattie, jolou, and 69 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    View 20 more comments

    1. Thomas Guest 58 months ago | reply

      An exercise in perspective. Nice

    2. 58 months ago | reply

      I don't think the brakes on my car could handle this hill. Only one way to find out...

    3. erasamusxanadu 58 months ago | reply

      woohooo! i just cycled up this bad boy. its pretty hardcore allright, the bottom is mental steep!

    4. Walkabout Wolf 57 months ago | reply

      This pic makes me wanna... not drive down that street in the winter!

    5. crab in the bucket 57 months ago | reply

      This pic makes me wanna... run down that street...or better cycle:)

    6. ShambLady is travelling wants to, but cant keep up 57 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ! Unbelievable and Strange !, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    7. Birbeck 57 months ago | reply

      I know this is a popular road, but can you please add to the Steep Hills (UK) Group?

    8. SEC1941 tired of the snow [deleted] 57 months ago | reply

      I've got some on Vale Street, but the colours are very good on this pic.

    9. girlsablue 53 months ago | reply

      I like your shot. I live in this street and have spent some time trying to photograph it to show the gradient as I see it, still working on it!

    10. fossil1963 50 months ago | reply

      We had our first and only experience with Vale Street while driving a mercedes sprinter - if you live on the street and heard the screams yesterday it was me - I have never been so scared in all my life

    11. algo 46 months ago | reply

      Great shot.

      I saw this in the 50+ Faves group and Faved it.

    12. jon loader 44 months ago | reply

      what i would like to do is select the green from the bottom house and turn it zebra skin then desat the whole thing. just my instant snap.

    13. garfield H 43 months ago | reply

      Coming down is for the suicidal and depressed, great capture.

    14. theqspeaks 43 months ago | reply

      Good use of a wide angle lens, but I think a better composition would have led to an even greater sense of steepness. Had you moved a few steps to your left, crouched down, and turned the camera just a little to the right, you'd have probably gotten an even greater sense of steepness, as well as a composition that more emphasized the street and less on the green house.
      Comment on my Stream

    15. Aesthetic or Non Aesthetic? (doing research) 42 months ago | reply

      Baldwin Street, Dunedin, New Zealand is in the Guinness book of records as being the steepest street in the world with an maximum gradient of 35%.

      Apart from the ridiculous bottom 15 or so feet which is unbelievably steep, i am sure Constitution hill in Swansea is steeper than this.,_Dunedin

    16. Spiny Fish (I'll close the door behind me!) 32 months ago | reply

      I always chuckle at the local Bristol expression, "I'm going up Totterdown!"

    keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts