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“Smallest Drawbridge” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Somerset Bridge

Somerset Bridge
Bermuda
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Ranked #110 of 234 things to do in Bermuda
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Owner description: Seventeenth-century Bridge connecting Somerset island with the mainland, reputed to be the world's smallest drawbridge.
Chicago, Illinois
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“Smallest Drawbridge”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is supposed to be the world's smallest drawbridge.

Nice spot for a few pictures... not much else to do here though. Definitely a cute little drawbridge though

Visited December 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“A bit lame, but in keeping with the quirkiness of the island”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

A drawbridge as wide as one mast width!

I can imagine the endless debates held in hut, stuffy parish halls many years ago that led to such a silly, but in a way functional, solution to allowing maritime right of way between the many islands of Somerset Parish.

One can only wonder which Bermuda family owned the controversial ship with the mast width in question.

Visited January 2014
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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“Just a very small draw bridge...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

If it had not been pointed out to us we may not have noticed this very small draw bridge in a lovely area of Bermuda. The streets are very narrow and the bus drivers insane so look carefully and quickly.

Visited August 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“Drive over it and you've seen it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I wouldn't call this an attraction really, it will take up all of 5 minutes of your time so see it on your way to or from something. It's cool to say you've seen though and the views around there are very pretty. But then again, views anywhere in Bermuda are gorgeous. We rented a scooter and drove over it a number of times going here and there and that was really all we needed for that.

Visited September 2012
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“Small bridge????”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

Pretty cool, it is the smallest draw bridge. It is pretty obvious it is not used anymore. Still pretty neat idea. If you have five minutes you can see it all. Great harbours on both sides.

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