Somerset Bridge
Somerset Bridge
3.5
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Seventeenth-century Bridge connecting Somerset island with the mainland, reputed to be the world's smallest drawbridge.
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James C
Ringgold, GA93 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
The bridge itself is quite unremarkable but the appeal is in the world record held by it. It is known as the World's Smallest Working Drawbridge. Worth the look but it is quite small and easy to miss.
Written May 20, 2018
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keith47
Westcliff-on-Sea, UK636 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Nice for an interest point of view and few pictures, came by bus (7 or 8) and ask driver to call for the stop. A very practical bridge
It is also possible to start part of the railway trail from here, north and south and there is a good petrol station at the start for refreshments and toilets
Written November 24, 2019
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Gardoz9
Brooklyn, NY141 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
I mean it, its the smallest drawbridge in the world about 12 inches wide. Opens for the masts of small sail boats to pass. Unique and interesting
Written October 9, 2019
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William D
Charleston, SC51 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Somerset Bridge is the world's smallest working drawbridge. Shown on a 1624 map, it allows the passage of the Bermuda dingy sailboat masts (non-stayed masts). It spans only 22 inches (56 cm). Roads crews block the road and open the hinged section by hand. It is featured on the Bermudan 2009-serise $5 bank note.
Written March 12, 2020
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DOUG and NIKI
Long Island, NY282 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
What could be more fun than the worlds smallest draw bridge?

We did a complete video review on YouTube, search for DOUGANDNIKI and you will find it.
Written September 10, 2019
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David
Florida3,487 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
beautiful views from both side of the bridge. A small parking area where you can go to water, buy fresh catch or go to the store. A short visit on a short bridge. No longer used.
Written September 6, 2019
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Michele P
Middletown, NY360 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Family
Pretty stop for pictures at this unique draw bridge. There is a small parking area right over the bridge so you can safely stop for a picture. Worth the 10 minutes just to say you have seen it.
Written December 10, 2018
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Chris
Hinckley, UK923 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
We drove over this bridge quite a few time both on a bus and in the Twizy we rented. We didn't know it was a bridge let alone the smallest drawbridge until we were told about it. It is a nice bridge and nice to have a look at
Written June 12, 2018
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carribbeanmic
Milford, CT378 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Friends
I have been driven over this bridge a dozen times but this time we got to stop there to appreciate it. It is a functional drawbridge. Nice photo op. The fish are there waiting for you to feed them.
Written June 11, 2018
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Steve L
Jamestown, NY582 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Friends
This is a 5 minute stop at most, but kind of interesting. If your going to see Fort Scaur, you can grab the Railway Trail from the fort and quickly get to this bridge for a few pictures. There is a bus stop close by.
Written February 21, 2018
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