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Walk this route every couple of weeks with family and friends it’s a priceless experience the views... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Penheli
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Barmouth, United Kingdom
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This old railway bridge has a walkway on the inside giving great views over the estuary and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charles F
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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Barmouth Bridge, 150 years old in 2017. Currently free for pedestrians and cyclists to cross between Barmouth and Fairbourne. Once on the Fairbourne side, there is a path into Fairbourne itself, or you can travel up the famous Mawddach Trail along...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walk this route every couple of weeks with family and friends it’s a priceless experience the views are stunning if you are in the area Just Do It !! Walk as far as you like , just across the bridge or onto the Mawdach Trail...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Penheli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old railway bridge has a walkway on the inside giving great views over the estuary and the Cader range, cycle with care for walkers, the toll booth has gone, easy level access from Barmouth and reasonable access from Morfa Mawddach car park on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charles F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After dining in Barmouth we decided after looking at the magnificent bridge to take a stroll over it to walk off our delightful meal and were very pleased we did. It's a lovely walk with fabulous views up and down the estuary of the River...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great visit, a nice 2 mile stroll. We parked at Morfa Mawdd and walked across. Bit dodgy on the road into town but a fantastic piece of engineering!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peterb2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used the bridge to get across to Barmouth. Good fun and just an honesty box at the end where I threw in a couple of quid. It was raining and can be very slippy. Be careful. No train at the time though:-(.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kennycapes
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We visited Barmouth and drove in looking across at this lovely bridge spanning the estuary between Barmouth and Fairbourne. It is over 150 years old and is nearly 700 metres long. We didn't walk across it on this occasion but it would be something we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ann H
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Wow we started to walk along this bridge, on a rainy cloudy day. That did not deter us, the bridge is amazing an when you get to the middle the views are breath taking. We loved it!!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janit5954
Reviewed 11 November 2018

If your fit enough a walk across Barmouth bridge is a must. Fabulous views towards Snowdonia and Cardigan Bay the other side. Oystercatchers are regular visitors to the sand banks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited for the first time in a few years and I'd forgotten how pretty it looks around this area. I'm sure the bridge over the estuary is a wonderful feat of engineering and certainly a great shortcut for trains but it also looks fascinating...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 7 November 2018

If you like walking you will love Barmouth you have the best of both worlds, the sea and the mountains.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Geoffrey P
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Response from paulineclifton | Reviewed this property |
We went in June and the bridge was open.There was no one in the booth to charge us making it free.
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