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Address: Whitney-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 6EW, England
Phone Number: 01497 831669
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Description: Historic Whitney-on-Wye single track Toll Bridge dates back to 1779. One...
Historic Whitney-on-Wye single track Toll Bridge dates back to 1779. One of just a few remaining in England. Two earlier bridges were washed away by the strong river currents and a stone and timber construction was built in 1797.Open 365 days a year with parking and riverside picnic area. Come and fish, canoe, picnic or camp with us. Perfect setting for camping part way through your canoe trip - on the banks of the River Wye at Whitney Toll Bridge HR3 6EW. Very quiet and private small campsite with fire pit, direct canoe launch/land and parking. Four toilets available (clean and fully stocked with soap and loo rolls etc) plus clean drinking water shower tap (sorry no private showers). Breakfast and BBQs can be arranged - fully licensed so you can enjoy a chilled beer too.
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Standing on the toll bridge, gazing into the fast flowing river Wye is a pleasant way to pass the time. We had just stopped to fill a few minutes before meeting up with old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Standing on the toll bridge, gazing into the fast flowing river Wye is a pleasant way to pass the time. We had just stopped to fill a few minutes before meeting up with old friends but were lucky enough to see three smart old Morgan sports cars (made in Malvern, of course). Though there is no charge for pedestrians to... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I know it is a Toll Bridge, however compared to the functioal expensive Severn Bridge, this one is a treat to cross, or should that be experience. The toll was 80p which was acceptable for an historic crossing over a fine historic bridge with such a wonderful view. The real surprise was to be given a ticket with a code... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Hopefully the same place. Lovely crossing point across the Wye. A good range of coffee & snacks and memorabilia available. saw it on 'Secret Britain'. An ideal spot to break your journey, especially in the sunshine.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Have used this bridge many times over the years. It can make a nice short cut if going to Hay and Wye. Have stopped a few times and taken in the view from the Bridge, But never stopped and had tea or eaten. Best seen, In Spring and Autumn. DONE

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I regularly use this bridge on my travels to Hay-on-Wye. I do a lot of caring in the community and travel from Hereford to Hay at least 2-3 times a week and use the bridge regularly. I usually don't have the 80p that is recommend and quite often put £1 in the toll as I know that 20p will go... More 

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mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this review

Hi - thank you so much for your great review of Whitney Bridge and thank you also for your support which all goes to keeping the Bridge here for the future. We do have tokens available to purchase in advance for regular users which would save you a few pennies each trip and save you having to rummage for change.... More 

Vernon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

After paddling for 8 miles on the flooded Wye (or further if you include zig-zagging) this bridge and adjoining landing area was the most welcome sight as was the lift back home to Hollybush Camping

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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Passed over here a few times...........very friendly toll-booth operators. 80p return? We bought tea one day and sat in the gardens overlooking the bridge and River Wye. Very tranquil.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's a bridge, it gets you across the river. It is not a visitor attraction in my book and I wouldn't go out of my way to come here. 80p for cars to cross, return journeys on the same day are free if you remember the code.

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mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Whitney Bridge after your trip across. What a shame you didn't stop and take in the beautiful historic 240 year old wooden structure. The River Wye looks amazing in the sunshine with salmon leaping out, herons and otters. Last week the swans had their nine cygnets out playing too. You would have... More 

Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Fascinating historical landmark, very friendly owners and pretty spot. 240th birthday for this landmark this year! Cute snack shack and pleasant seating area, quirky, clean toilets and great access for canoes. They hire bicycle and canoes here and the river is very wide so perfect for canoeists. Remember to bring 80p in change for the toll, especially when passing through... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Pretty little toll bridge that is run my a husband and wife who whenever you see them are smiling and happy. the river and scenery around it is beautiful, especially in the summer ;)

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Address: Whitney-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 6EW, England
Phone Number: 01497 831669
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