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Celtic Gateway Bridge

Address: Holyhead Ferry Terminal - Train Station | To Holyhead Town Centre - Anglesey - North Wales, Holyhead LL65, Wales
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Ranked #10 of 12 Attractions in Holyhead
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

IT is an eyesore and going rusty in parts. It does afford a view over the port and leads from the train station to Holyhead high street but there is nothing scenic about it all. When you exit it on the high street you are immediately confronted with a tatty shop selling cheap 'bargains' which seems to compliment the bridge... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

the new bridge in holyhead is a waste of a lot of cash, spent by imbeciles who should have stayed in bed for their entire careers and save some tax payers a quid or two by doing so. on the other hand that money would have been spent on lavish dinners for greedy politicians with a blank check book for... More

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Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Very strong expression!.. I like this type of urban architecture. Strict, but free lines. Breathtaking view and wonderful trip around. We took a walk to the city center and found a nice little cafe with a simple dishes.

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Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I walked over this bridge and I have to say it was very reliable. It was free and took me from holyhead town centre near bargains galore to the railway station and towards a different part of holyhead. Without this bridge I would have had to walk around. It saved me approx 15 mins. In these days of unreliability and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

a great way to get from one side of Holyhead to the other while walking over a 'piece of space age sculpture' rather than a bridge - quite dramatic

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

The moment I stepped out of the glass door of the ferry/train station on to this bridge, I was captivated by the architectural design. It is simply breathtaking and fascinating. As you walk over it, you get (from different directions) a view of the town, the ferries, the trains/train road and the river. Then you step into an entrance with... More

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Miraflores - SPAIN
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401 reviews 401 reviews
141 attraction reviews
459 helpful votes 459 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Having spent a few days in Holyhead I thought I would give the Celtic Gateway Bridge another review having slaughtered it on my last review in June . On closer look at the bridge it is a engineering wonder and you do get a different look at it from different angles and positions. The bridge is a access from the... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Beautiful bridge design made out of stainless steel and reminiscent of a tesco shopping trolley. Takes you over Victoria Road and up into the most depressing town I have ever encountered, shops and venues boarded up, groups of children running around almost feral at 10 pm at night, vehicles whizzing along the pedestrian precinct..Groups of fat, high heeled inebriated young... More

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lmerseyside
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Having never visited Holyhead before ( l was on my way to visit The South Stack lighthouse ) and decided to give Holyhead a try, stumblec upon the " Celtic Gateway Bridge " by accident, its a fantastic bridge but serves as only a shortcut to the railway station and ferry port, it looks like it dosn't get used much... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Visiting Holyhead as I do on a regular basis, I can confirm that Cilla Black was correct when she gave the town the title of "the most depressing place on the planet" and the only thing that has changed is that it's even more depressing all these years later. After spending a large of public money on the Celtic Gateway,... More

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