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Description: Seventeenth-century Bridge connecting Somerset island with the mainland...
Seventeenth-century Bridge connecting Somerset island with the mainland, reputed to be the world's smallest drawbridge.
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It is a roadside attraction with clear water so you can see the sand dollar fish.

There is a parking area unless you decided to take the #7 or #8 then you can get off and wait about 20 - 40 minutes to get the next bus. My wife and I got off the bus and check... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Arlington, Virginia
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Arlington, Virginia
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295 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

There is a parking area unless you decided to take the #7 or #8 then you can get off and wait about 20 - 40 minutes to get the next bus. My wife and I got off the bus and check out the little area next to the bridge where kids were diving and people were relaxing with the their... More 

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Crossett
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Who ever knew where the world's smallest drawbridge was in Bermuda! What a treasure! We loved this stop. Built in the 17th century, it has been a stop for many tourists. You can view the Cathedral Rocks from here as well as see fish swimming in the waters at the base of the bridge. A short walk to view the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Somerset Bridge is the smallest drawbridge in the world. It's definitely a neat place to stop and see for a moment and take pictures. It's even more awesome to do it from the water on a jet ski. Great to read the history and hear about it. Definitely stop and take a look when you are in Somerset and... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Read about briefly online -originally wasn't on my must do list but was part of an island tour we booked. Glad we went because our group found it very interesting and I would have hated to miss it. A tribute to human resourcefulness in resolving a navigational challenge.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We took our scooters all the way from St. George's Parish on the far side of the island to see this attraction. It was fun for me to walk around it and read the instructions of operation. If you like to get your geek on, take the time to visit this little gem.

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Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 753 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had the bus driver drop us off at the bridge so we could check it out. The bridge itself is a novelty at the drawbridge portion is only wide enough for the mast of a sailing boat to pass by. The views of Ely's harbor on one side and the Great Sound on the other are pretty.

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Forest, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Unless you're paying attention - you'll go right over it without knowing it. We were fortunate enough to be with the #1 tour guide in Bermuda and she told us all about it! PS Don't Blink! :)

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Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This tiny bridge opens to allow sails through. By no means is this a destination for your trip to Bermuda, but if you happen to be traveling over it, stop off and get the obligatory photo of yourself with a foot on either side of the bridge. Like I have in my title, don't make a trip specifically to see... More 

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schenectady
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

It's okay-just don't make it the hi-lite of your time in Bermuda-you hardly know its a bridge-we did not go out of our way to see it,but when we passed over it it was nothing to write home about

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

You need to rent your jet ski with H2O and ask for Stefano and you will get to pass under the Bridge, I don't know what it is about going under the bridge but it's the best experience. I guess I love my life and every moment was the best.

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