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Good Cycle Route to Central Newcastle

I often use this bridge as part of my cycle route into central Newcastle as the cycleroute from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin N
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Intriguing old bridge

We were told this was opened back in the Victorian era by Victoria herself, but it's a neat bridge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MaryKop
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| Spanning the River Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often use this bridge as part of my cycle route into central Newcastle as the cycleroute from Gateshead town centre leads straight onto the bridge. I am surprised that one of the footbridges hasn't been dedicated to cyclists and the other to pedestrians as...More

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told this was opened back in the Victorian era by Victoria herself, but it's a neat bridge with rails above and pedestrians below. We walked across this one while in town--nifty old bridge.

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A living memorial to Newcastle's Victorian past. A wonderful bridge combining railway and road travel on separate levels. It is said Queen Victoria stopped the royal train on the way back from Scotland to open it. Looking its age a bit and closed to cars...More

Thank poggy11
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I cycle accross this bridge daily, and I am constantly frustrated by the constant dripping water on my head as I go over it. And the fact that there should be seprate lanes for pedestrians and cyclists- if a pedestrian has earphones in, I have...More

Thank Sookisoo Y
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I read up about this bridge on trip advisor after wanting to surprise my better half for a romantic birthday weekend. Locking a lock on the bridge was as Romantic as it would get. A nice stroll down the quay towards the bridge and a...More

Thank Dallan R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Everyone knows the Tyne Bridge, but this to me was more special. An incredible sense of history as you walk across it. Indeed for a pedestrian, it's much nicer as there's hardly any road traffic

Thank MikeC1629
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Another of these bridges that to get a view not only of the Tyne but Newcastle itself is a must. It is also great by train.

Thank richardlaw26
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Designed by Stephenson, built by Hawks, opened by Queen Victoria. Grade 1 listed structure still in operation as road and rail bridge. Although unfortunately closed to normal car traffic. There are pedestrian walkways on the sides. One of the beautiful bridges of the Tyne.

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The first road/rail bridge in the world when it was complete. Yet another proud and wonderful North East fete of engineering.

Thank thefooddood
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

A masterpiece of engineering with an absolutely fascinating history. So much more than just another bridge

Thank Jan W
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Tony I
7 November 2015|
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No, free to walk across. Cars aren’t allowed.
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Tony I
7 November 2015|
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