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Address: Bath BA1 1EE, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-477101
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One of only three bridges in the world lined with shops, this exquisite...

One of only three bridges in the world lined with shops, this exquisite 18th-century bridge is one of the most admired structures in Bath.

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Picturesque italian style bridge in the centre of Bath

This bridge, built in the 18th century on a Robert Adam design, reminded me of the bridges in Florence. It is unusual as it has shops on both sides of the roadway.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This bridge, built in the 18th century on a Robert Adam design, reminded me of the bridges in Florence. It is unusual as it has shops on both sides of the roadway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lazy meander up the river very pleasant , a few places to eat outside on our return . Not far from the indoor market .

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful architecture, cross the bridge and you feel you are walking back in time. Interesting little shops en route. Good places for a snack.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can view the river from the bridge or the bridge from the pathways beside the river, but both are beautiful. I spent a couple hours just reading.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This bridge is beautiful just like the surrounding town. You can get a really good view lower down if you cross over. There are some tucked away steps. If Your coming from town go over the bridge on the right. Once the row of shops on the right has finished the steps are there tucked away. We didn't notice them... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is beautiful, from there you can see part of Bath. The bridge itself is very nice and has a good view of the river too. Worth stopping by to admire.

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Incline Village, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such a great spot in Bath. My favorite time is sunset when in late Spring the sun illuminates the the arches of this unique covers bridge.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The bridge has a quaint selection of stores lining both sides, and a lovely picturesque weir beneath it. A must visit if you're nearby.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Similar to Ponte Vecchio in Florence. A lovely bridge with shops on it. Also like the Rialto Bridge in Venice so Bath is in very good company. Well worth a couple of minutes walk from the shopping area out to the river to see the bridge, the weir below and lovely area around. A great bridge in a great city.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the main locations to visit on the 'Bath Tourist Trail' but is somewhat disappointing when compared to Ponte Vecchio in Florence or Kramerbrucke (Merchant's Bridge) in Erfurt, Germany.

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