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Brunel's masterpiece bridge.

Opened in 1859 and still going strong. Viewed from Fore Street near the town hall its curves are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom A
Saltash, United Kingdom
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What a great structure

I had never been to Cornwall before. It was a very noticeable structure. It must have taken such a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Parallel to the A38 Tamar Road Bridge, Saltash, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opened in 1859 and still going strong. Viewed from Fore Street near the town hall its curves are almost poetic, particularly if seen with a suitable steam engine. Plenty of interesting angles to view from including Saltash station.Seen from either side it is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tom A
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I had never been to Cornwall before. It was a very noticeable structure. It must have taken such a long time to build but it is a beautiful bridge in its design

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Interesting design features for those interested in Mr Brunells bridges. For those of you that don't know, Isambard Kindom Brunell is also responsible for the Clifton Suspension bridge and Templemeads Railway station and the SS Great Britain which can all be found in Bristol.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Vist often this great piece of engerneering by Isambard Kingdom Brunel around is the waters of the Tamar river. There is a local cafe where you can sit inside or outside for a nice drink lookin at the peaceful waters and boats around. Witness trains...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank David M
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This may not be the obvious tourist attraction but it can not be doubted its importance in historical relevance. Another Brunel piece of excellence. Recently re-painted gives it new life and whether on the train or walking on the road bridge you can not fail...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Newquaygreen1
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Either take the train across it, or walk over the newer 1961 Tamar bridge for fantastic views of IKBrunel's bridge, the estuary and the towns on both sides. And it's free!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 664RachelH
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Walk across the new Tamar Bridge and wonder at the engineering of this iconic structure, and whilst you are there pop into Saltash for lovely shops, pubs and restaurants.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ksaltash
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Stood the test of time. Takes the train across the river Tamar....Safely what more could you wish for.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The rail gateway to Cornwall. A sign to a Cornish man they are on the way home. Well built by Brunel part of Cornish history.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Yvonne T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Yes, it's just a bridge, but anything built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel is worth looking at. This is a particularly magnificent example of his work, wonderfully built with only the basic technology available.

Date of experience: September 2017
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