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Quaint old custom...

Beautiful old bridge, surprised the 5p toll makes it worthwhile. This is obviously an old bye-law... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gail T
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Just a pretty bridge with a silly charge!

We crossed this bridge a few weeks ago after exiting the A420 as there was a major hold up. I had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shane s
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old bridge, surprised the 5p toll makes it worthwhile. This is obviously an old bye-law. Two men manning the little pay box at busy times...no hassle at all. Long may such traditions survive.

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We crossed this bridge a few weeks ago after exiting the A420 as there was a major hold up. I had never been this particular route and as we approached this toll bridge we saw the signs that it carried a charge. A young man...More

Thank shane s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Toll bridge costs 5pence to cross, if you heading along the road ensure you have some change!! A unique, local tradition.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Accidentally lost appeared in the line of traffic with absolutely no change to have abuse hurled at us in front of the children ... did the berk actually think we were too tight to give 5p ?!? We had no loose change and no way...More

Thank daj1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic little toll bridge over the Thames at Eynsham lock. By far the best toll bridge in the area and great value at only 5p/trip. The kids will love it and a superb experience for anybody visiting the area.

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 26 May 2018

If you enjoy waiting half an hour to give a surly teenage 5p you will love this. Its an absolute pain and all the locals hate it (apart from pete).

1  Thank willdabeast
Reviewed 21 May 2018

One of only eight private toll bridges in the country, just to the West of Oxford, on the edge of the Cotswolds. A quaint reminder of days gone by, before the building of the A34. Only a few pence to cross during the day -...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Travelled across this by chance, 5p?! Hilarious... lots of queueing traffic in rush hour which I would imagine annoys the regular commuter. For 5p it’s amusing! Be careful if walking across- the footpaths either side are very skinny!!

Thank ALITTLESWEETIE80
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Not even one star! For the first time in 20 years of crossing this bridge I didn’t realise I had no change when I pulled up. I was told “well why are you here then” and told to “f@£& off” by the lad in the...More

1  Thank Jason G
Reviewed 13 April 2018

5 pence to get across the bridge. Wonder what would happen at rush hour. Poor pperson would get dizzy turning right to left collecting the pennies.

Thank Mark T
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