Ouse Valley Viaduct

Ouse Valley Viaduct, Haywards Heath: Address, Phone Number, Ouse Valley Viaduct Reviews: 4.5/5

Ouse Valley Viaduct
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lonewolf44
Kingston upon Thames, UK1,253 contributions
Innstagrammers' delight
Aug. 2021
Popular Instagram spot: so as there are only 4-5 spaces for cars in the laybys, it's probably a good idea to get here early inn the day to be sure of parking. The viaduct is a dramatic site, carrying the London - Brighton railway across the plain of the River Ouse. Up close it's even more dramatic as there is a trompe l'oeil effect: it looks as if the viaduct's arches loop back in to infinity. But that's why people are instagramming it. A marvel of Victorian engineering.
Written 17 August 2021
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Sandra Q
Eastbourne, UK50 contributions
A quite pit stop between destination
Aug. 2021 • Friends
Ouse vallet viaduct is an amazing structure with nearby public footpaths that lead to some very picturesque walks. Or perfect place if you want just sit down for a while and enjoy the moment
Written 14 August 2021
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therichastill
Stevenage, UK1,574 contributions
Stunning Structure
Jul. 2021
The Ouse Valley Viaduct is on the Brighton Main line and there are regular trains running on this line to take you over this beautiful viaduct.

The best way to identify it on your journey is on London bound trains. Leaving Haywards Heath the viaduct is just a couple of miles north of the station so you can anticipate it.

The viaduct has been beautifully maintained and has some beautful columns. There are some beautiful views on both sides of the train so sit back and enjoy.
Written 26 July 2021
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clstocka
4 contributions
Amazing
Jun. 2021
What an amazing bit of construction , well worth a stop you only need a 20 minute stop , short walk from the road . You can park but it is a bit dodgy room for about 4/5 cars each side of the road on a bit of mud. Would be nice if they made it a proper parking area for safety as the road is fast but not too busy. The parking area comes up fast so slow down on approach as it does have pot holes at present so you need to take care. Wow wow so glad we had a look at this viaduct . Create some fantastic photos.
Written 27 June 2021
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Somaya K
London, UK179 contributions
Very photogenic.
Jun. 2021
Great walks around the area, beautiful reservoir (with car park) nearby, and awesome photogenic Victorian architecture. An easy day out especially if you're driving in from London.
Written 11 June 2021
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Howard-Liverpool
Liverpool, UK2,760 contributions
Awesome Structure
Jun. 2021
Wow this is something else. Not really an organised tourist trap but a big footpath going to it. Farmer sensible!
People doing alsorts of things to make their photography exciting - It lends itself to excitement and novelty!
A brilliant structure well worth stopping for.
Written 11 June 2021
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John L
3 contributions
The scale of this viaduct built/completed in 1842 is stunning.
Apr. 2021
The scale of this viaduct built/completed in 1842 is stunning. The same engineers built the Lewis Rd viaduct in Brighton. The number of bricks used must run into the millions. A fantastic structure.
Written 12 April 2021
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Grace M
37 contributions
Amazing
Jan. 2021 • Solo
This place is amazing. I visited in the rain and mud lol . We walked through thick mud but it was so worth it . Can't wait to visit it again in the summer 😍
Written 31 January 2021
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Cheekycockney190757
Basildon, UK6,384 contributions
Take 2 people to get get fun shots in the arches
Aug. 2020
Visited on Tuesday 25th August 2020 Coming back from a Dorchester Mini Break. Having seen this viaduct on an Instagram post from a friend I logged it as a site to visit and on the route home from our mini-break we were able to do that but it involved a detour given sod's law that the normal access route was blocked. Once we did find it there was very limited hedge parking. I walked on my own leaving my wife in the car which was a pain if you want to take photos inside the viaduct arches. Minus my wife I used timers to enable me to set and then run to leap like a salmon up the base wall to get in shot. Needless to say my salmon days are over as the welt on my knee testified after but I still go the odd shot. Would be cool to come back when it was sunny and maybe sun rise or sun set to get the shadows.
Written 14 January 2021
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Chaz C
Andover, UK26 contributions
A sight to behold
Dec. 2019
We came across the viaduct by mistake but we were glad that we did. It was quite near to the road running parallel with it. It was a sight to behold and truly beautiful. I stopped the car and managed to get some lovely photographs of it. Love to revisit and take some better photographs as I am now more experienced with the camera. All you do to enter this place is follow the path over a farmers field. No cost involved to visit just be respectful towards the crops grown in the field
Written 21 November 2020
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