Bristol’s most famous son is Isambad Kingdom Brunel the greatest Victorian designer and architect, building railways, bridges, steam boats and the SS Great Britain culminating in his finest work – the Clifton Suspension bridge. Bristol has played an extremely important role in sea trade for hundreds of years, and the harbour is still at the centre of the city today. In recent years the Harbourside has undergone an impressive development, which includes new science and nature discovery centres and IMAX cinema and plenty of trendy restaurants as well as good nightlife.