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Great few hours

We have been here a few times with our young children and dog, they all love it here. It is good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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What a gem

What a lovely place to walk around hesitates leading to one of the oldest railway bridges over a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few times with our young children and dog, they all love it here. It is good for a few hours

Thank peterwA743AD
Reviewed 3 September 2018

What a lovely place to walk around hesitates leading to one of the oldest railway bridges over a stunning gorge. Popular with dog walkers it's not so suitable for people with mobility difficulties as there's quiet a few steps.. Loads of parking and a lovely...More

Thank Debbie. M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Picture perfect setting in a tranquil valley. Historic railway over the first railway bridge and unlike most thing these days it is FREE. Living local it is a place I can visit easily and have done so many times.

Thank grandpaholmes
Reviewed 23 August 2018

if you start at the Causey Tea Rooms you can do a full circle back and then go for a cuppa. Easy on the feet and safe bridges to cross over. Wildlife is usually dotting about. Plenty of wild flowers and a lovely stream. A...More

Thank ib1963
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Despite being local I was unaware of the history associated with this site. Plaques detail the worlds first wagonway, the worlds largest railway bridge etc. The fact that these key things in history happened on this site are incredible. Lovely area to walk around the...More

Thank 117ian
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

There is a lovely little cafe in the causey arch, clean and not a bad choice of items for breakfast or lunch in the menu, all looks home made too as the cakes they had available looked amazing also . Perfect for dog walkers and...More

Thank Carolyn Q
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed it here. Not sure if it was so quiet because it was a week day, but I would defiantly go back here. It is rich with trees and green plants. The air is filled with bird song and the general feel about...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My Dad is 70 and from Stanley and until recently he'd never been to see Causey Arch. I am so glad we did on our latest visit to Stanley, because it's a fabulous place. We went on a Sunday morning in February and it was...More

Thank franthom
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest surviving railway bridge in the world and was once part of the wooden Tanfield Waggonway which took the proverbial " coals to Newcastle" There's a nice picnic area nearby, a free car park, a riverside gorge walk which goes under and...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Causey Arch is a site I had never visited before and that is something I am glad I have now sorted. The area is steeped in our industrial history and is a must for people to visit to gain a understanding just how advanced our...More

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Response from carl_garden | Reviewed this property |
as its actually a walk, it doesn't close