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A good bridge

I love this bridge because it looks great when your on the bus. This is a bridge that I like it... read more

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Marvellous views of this icon landmark just near to the Eye and the Sage. So interesting to see and... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this bridge because it looks great when your on the bus. This is a bridge that I like it because of it’s colour.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marvellous views of this icon landmark just near to the Eye and the Sage. So interesting to see and well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank normae398
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful way to arrive in Newcastle, either by day or night, looking along the river at the other bridges. It is a fantastic road and rail bridge designed by Robert Stephenson.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marg826
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice walk across the high level bridge which ends up in Gateshead. The view down the river from the middle of the bridges and the Quayside is lovely

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gill M
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Surprised to see that it was functioning both as a road and railway bridge, as I’d read in a book recently that it had been closed for structural repairs. Mind you the book was written in 2004. So I was delighted to see it open...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Walking across the High Level bridge brought back memories of the high level bridge in Edmonton Alberta as well as the wonder of skills that built the massive bridge over the Tyne River

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank V1525FSdavids
Reviewed 25 October 2018

yup a bridge that is high up over the Tyne!! great views for sunset, unfortunately one side was closed when we visited so all our photos were through bars! but still great view point of the city

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank siouxk
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Architecturally the bridge is stunning, shame that is so plagued by graffiti which has spoiled the clean profile of travelling over the bridge.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrdjames90
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This bridge is an engineering marvel, 400m across and 38m above the River Tyne. Originally designed as a rail and pedestrian bridge, it's now a pedestrian and one way only road bridge. I really enjoyed walking across this bridge. Firstly, pedestrians are rewarded with amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is one of the series of bridges over the Tyne. From here, due to the height you get really good views of the Swing, Tyne and Millennium bridges along the river. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tony I
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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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