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Castleford Bridge

Castleford, England
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Castleford
Type: Bridges
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The Castleford Bridge is a very nice bridge over the River Aire. It is just off the roundabout from Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre. There is an old boat stood there in the water that must have crashed years and years ago. You don't have to pay to cross it, so that is always good. It is good to bring a... More

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Castleford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is simply a bridge next to a disused flour mill that attracts people feeding gulls and pigeons. It is a short cut home and it gives you a feeling of content watching the river flow past. There is a sunken barge that is visible most days and when you can`t see it start to worry as the river is... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I have to agree with unathletico's comments below, i suppose its nice as bridges go but the crossing which was placed for people to cross when the bridge was built creates absolute traffic chaos at anytime of the day.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Look left, you can see houses, look right, you can see some of the town, look down you can see the river. On the plus side you can go up to xscape and have some fun. Gets 5/5 for value as you don't have to pay to use it

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
219 reviews 219 reviews
111 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

A modern bridge across the busy river saves using the road bridge which is very busy for the people of Castleford. It really fits in with the surroundings worth a look if in the area.

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Brighouse, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The old masonry arches are an historic crossing of the river Calder. The bridge can be appreciated from the new footbridge.

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Pontefract, West Yorkshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I loved standing on the new bridge at Castleford. The force of the water off the weir was amazing. You could feel the power and the noise was tremendous. The town centre isn't too far away either, only a five minute walk away so you could make an afternoon of it.

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leeds
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10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Nice to sit, albeit nothing special its is handy for the residents of Castleford, no scenry to admire, but if you like modern things ok to see, wouldnt make a day out to see though

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Waste of money, makes traffic even worse due to people using the pedestrian crossing when there is another one fifty yards down the road near Lock Lane bridge. 2 lots of traffic lights which causes chaos.

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castleford west yorkshire england
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

this bridge is a wondeful sight, alot of thought has gone into the buliding of this bridge,very modern peice of biudling

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