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Gateshead Millenium Bridge

South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3AE, England
+44 191 477 5380
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“blinking eye” (53 reviews)
South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3AE, England
+44 191 477 5380
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're in the city for any time at all a stroll to the quayside to see the bridges is definitely worth the walk, equally so at night. If you're lucky you may see the 'eye' blink as a ship passes, or during one of...More

Thank Paul0761
Reviewed yesterday

its great if you like this sort of thing ..... it is good to stop and stand still in the middle and feel the gentle harmony of the construction as it moves.

Thank phil r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gateshead bridge pivots to allow ships to pass under it, to cross it you have to walk around a curved foot path to reach the other side, it's not a flat bridge and when you cross it there is a slight uphill climb and...More

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel this beautiful arched bridge reflects changes in bridge design and materials and seems to fit into an old industrial landscape. A footbridge with a cycle track it spans the River Tyne giving excellent views of the older historic bridges and the quayside. It...More

Thank shark939
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in December and was way too cold to walk across. Instead we sat in the Pitcher & Piano bar right at the waters edge and enjoyed a drink while watching the bridge and the river roll by. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank nikfik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bridge, connecting Newcastle with Gateshead, over the River Tyne has an impressive structure. It is wide enough to incorporate seating and offers a different perspective to the cities as it is low over the water. The bridge is arguably seen at its best in...More

Thank CambridgeJo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live quite near Newcastle and visit frequently. When we have visitors from other areas we always take them to Newcastle / Gateshead quayside. The millenium bridge is a very elegant footbridge connecting several buildings of great interest on both sides of the river. It...More

Thank MAN1938
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In all honesty there not a lot you can really say about this other than its a bridge over the Tyne, its quite a nice bridge and looks good when lit up on an evening or if you are lucky enough to see it raised...More

Thank monkeyman99
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Very attractive bridge. Adds to the reason why Gateshead is such a beautiful place. I stood there as I watched the bridge change colours. ...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Great engineering over the Tyne. Fabulous to see it moving. It looks lovely at night when it’s lit up.

Thank soniavbuk
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