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Bridgnorth Castle Hill Railway

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Quicker than the old cartway

As a frequent visitor to Bridgnorth, I often use this quaint and period method of commuting between... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Avoid the queues for parking in high town

In the summer when Bridgnorth gets busy, park in low town and get the fenicular to high town. Enjoy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz H
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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6A Castle Terrace, Bridgnorth WV16 4AH, England
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All reviews low town the river return ticket short trip victorian engineering return fare piece of history worth a trip steep climb upper town walk up unique experience step back in time great fun a couple of minutes fantastic views excellent value
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Reviewed yesterday

As a frequent visitor to Bridgnorth, I often use this quaint and period method of commuting between high and low town. Always a most pleasurable experience.

Thank Roj69
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the summer when Bridgnorth gets busy, park in low town and get the fenicular to high town. Enjoy the views as you go up and down!

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick trip up and down the railway is a nice way to get to where you want easily. The price isn't too bad either!

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been on several of these Cliff railways but this one is apparently the oldest and steepest one in England. Great bit of history which has been preserved.My mom appreciated the rest to her legs in preference to taking the steps up when we stayed...More

Thank claire100014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best £1.60 spent all day. exelent stunning views over Bridgnorth. nice walkway either way to castle or historic maket town

Thank neilrbarber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to get from low town too high town its a must to experience if its your first visit ti Bridgnorth.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cliff railway is an essential visit when in Bridgnorth. It’s also a fun and economical way to avoid the steep walk from low town to uptown. Although the system of propulsion has changed since Victorian days the cliff railway still feels from that era....More

Thank Andythebaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well this is one of those things that should be experienced at least once - however don't expect a long ride. The walk from Low to High town is quite steep and this is a bargain at £1.60 return.

Thank 488jacquib
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We visited yesterday with two young toddlers. The railway is immaculately kept and is just like being back in time. The views are spectacular and the staff super friendly. Especially helpful with the pushchair! Thanks.

Thank RobLeeDavies
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon in Bridgnorth and the cliff railway was the icing on the cake , useful too as a very steep walk to high town, the wonky castle is close to the top station as well

Thank Alan T
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Dean E
1 July 2018|
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Response from davidhbryant1961 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of restaurants - chain and otherwise - in a relatively small area - you'll most likely be able to find something you like.
Pat C
4 August 2017|
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Response from Gerry H | Reviewed this property |
Hi,cost my wife and myself £1.60 each for return tickets.. Excellent value if like us, not too sprightly on your feet any more.
23 July 2017|
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Response from SENORAWestMidlands | Reviewed this property |
Web site says ALL dogs allowed. cars run every few minutes so never long to wait if one full.