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Breathtaking when you get close to it.

Well worth a detour when you are on your holidays. When we went there was some fencing around some... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Angela J
Beautiful structure, interesting history

This is a must see. Living close to this bridge and driving past it so many times I have never... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a detour when you are on your holidays. When we went there was some fencing around some of it as there was crumbling masonry.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angela J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must see. Living close to this bridge and driving past it so many times I have never stopped to actually look at it. So we did and up close it's just beautiful and a great piece of engineering and construction. The scenery...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 121mandyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an amazing piece of Victorian engineering. It's incredible that the structure is still in good enough condition to be used for mainline trains today! There are some lovely walks in the area with brilliant views of the viaduct. There is a small amount of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James A
Reviewed 14 October 2018

There is easy parking opposite the viaduct but this is limited to just a few cars, there are country walks closely und under the viaduct with some very nice views, I flew my drone close by to get a different prospective of the viaduct, it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Living only 12 miles from the Ouse Valley Viaduct (or Balcombe Viaduct as we know it), we have seen it from afar on numerous occasions, but today we stopped to take a proper look. Parking is never easy. If you are lucky you can pull...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsMichy
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Considering there is a london to Brighton train approx each 15 minutes the engineering is a testament to the Victorian engineers and builders.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is an amazing price of Victorian engineering, it's definatley worth a look and a great place to have a picnic and just take it in.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 10 August 2018

A spectacular viaduct over the river Ouse on the Brighton to London line, limited parking and be careful. Nice field for a picnic but when you get under the viaduct what a view a true testament to engineering, take your camera.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ade1905
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We are usually travelling southwards heading to Borde Hill, when the viaduct suddenly comes into view. Magnificent. Like others before us, thoughts turn to how the men built this great structure brick by brick. Always slow down to admire it. Sometimes, when the road is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dace520
Reviewed 1 August 2018

My daughter says I'm obsessed with viaducts, but what an amazing sight! I could see it from Borde Hill gardens when I visited, way in the distance. I had the pleasure of being able to drive past, slowly as no-one was behind me, and marvel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jane L
12 August 2017|
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Response from NJT_13 | Reviewed this property |
As it is a crop field dogs should be kept to the footpath
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Morgan J
30 December 2016|
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Response from benton b | Reviewed this property |
no you can just park up un the layby on the road next to it and walk through the field. it is public place.
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30 November 2016|
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Response from LawranceTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Not easy... you would really need a taxi out there. It is actually closer to Balcombe station, and if you are keen walkers you could work out a good route from there that took in the viaduct.
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