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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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Walk along the river bank

If you walk over the bridge it has several 'quaint' tea room like places with beautiful views. We walked along the river bank over by the rugby ground & from here you have views... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you walk over the bridge it has several 'quaint' tea room like places with beautiful views. We walked along the river bank over by the rugby ground & from here you have views of the Abbey & the weir. Lots of benches and in the morning it was a real sun trap in a very cold Bath.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Can understand why it is referred to as the Ponti Vecchio of Bath. Interesting selection of restaurants and shops makes this a great way to while way a few hours, although not when Bath RFC are playing at home!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Pulteney Bridge overlooks the weir in the river. It was built by Robert Adam for William Pulteney. It is a beautiful place to take photos and admire the panoramic beauty of the area. I watched the river flow by - and there was something charming about the way the water swirled around the weir. There are shops and eating... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An interesting structure with shops and cafes built on arches over the river. A great photo opportunity as it sits above the weir.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Similar to those found in Venice and Florence as well as Oxford this frames the River Avon offering quaint coffee shops and eateries and winding stairs to the rivers edge.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very near the bus and taxi rank but a nice place to watch the river lots of shop and restaurants close to the abbey

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge was on the way to our B&B, so we passed over it at least twice per day. The views coming and going from various approaches were picturesque. I enjoyed the small "by appointment to Queen Charlotte" sign outside the apothecary. It was interesting to see the shops still built in to both sides of the side of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth walking over to see this bridge/river/weir in the day or night time. Plenty of interesting shops cafes and pubs on the bridge too.

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Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulteney Bridge is an amazing place for taking photographs, quite unique and pretty. The weir is most unusual. A good hour can be spent walking up the canal both sides to get a different perspective on the bridge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we went there it was really nice as we got to have ice cream for 1 pound which was delicious but we also got to go on a boat trip which was really nice. Overall if your visiting bath you should come here.

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