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Great cycle ride on the M48

I have lived in North Bristol for many years, and have never cycled over to Chepstow on the M48... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Ann L
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A Great Walk over the old bridge with some stunning views

Having found out there was a cycle way come pedestrian walkway across the old Severn Bridge we... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Wansbrough2012
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

driving from england to wales the bridge was imposing against the blue sky. driving onto it and looking left i could see the tide rushing in, looking right i saw the old bridge still there after about 50 years. I recall seeing the last piece put into place.
Still one hell of a sight tho.
spectacular engineering all around.

Thank Taffyby
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

When driving back to Wales from a day trip to Bath, we stopped and walked on the Old Severn Bridge, and got some great pictures at dusk. The views were wonderful, especially looking to the new Bridge and towards Wales. The suspension bridge is interesting to look at up close, and while the new bridge is an engineering marvel (we drove over it on the way to England), there is something very magical about the old bridge.

1  Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
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Reviewed 8 March 2015

The bridges across the Severn are quite spectacular - and its interesting to see the old and new side by side.
Its often nice to take the old bridge which on windy days you can actually feel moving underneath you, the views both up and down the Severn River are great.
The new bridge although more comfortable to travel on does not offer the same views.
Be aware of Tolls as you enter Wales.

2  Thank Howlo
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

There are 2 suspension bridges over the Severn quite close to each other and vestiges of the earlier ferry terminal, what you do not see is the leaky railway tunnel underneath! The River has a Tidal Bore worth seeing. The big penalty is the toll to use the Bridges which is very expensive and more economical cars are advised to drive around if you have time. As engineering feats they are both worth seeing. I have not visted the visitor centre since I'm usually crossing the bridges in work periods.

Thank AlanROse2014
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

The severn bridge we take so much for granted. Go see the visitors centre. Brilliant for history and great facts. The scenery around you is also fascinating. Go around the coast and see the mouth of the river Avon after......

2  Thank Maureen C
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