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The Tyne Bridge

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Address: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Quick drive over.........

Took a wrong turning coming back from South Shields and brought us into the city centre but things happen for a reason. Have been to Newcastle a few times but never been over the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
MikeJGreenwood
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Glossop, United Kingdom

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Took a wrong turning coming back from South Shields and brought us into the city centre but things happen for a reason. Have been to Newcastle a few times but never been over the bridge until then. Glad I did.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Tyne bridge is a great symbol of Geordie Land, and it's free to visit! It gives a good view of the Toon and it was made by the same Northern firm who built the bigger Sydney harbour bridge. It gives a good view of the swing bridge and the quayside which are worth a stroll too. The Tyne bridge... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun for the whole family and the fun doesn't stop there because if you like this bridge then you will love the Fourth Road Bridge in Scotland. Both are well worth a visit. Hats off to a great design team for creating two wonderful, yet two uniquely different architectural masterpieces. These bridges are not just a big piece of eye... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite simply the greatest bridge ever built, an instantly recognisable monument shoved between amazing edwardian buildings. Mark Knofler, take a bow.

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London
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232 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You couldn't travel and visit Newcastle without going to visit this iconic bridge. Worth a visit if in the area

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked across and enjoyed both the view from and the feel of the structure. Well worth a visit. The traffic makes the bridge vibrate but this seems to add to the feeling of solidity. rather like Ironbridge.

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

seeing the tyne bridge tells me i'm almost home, it is such a strong symbol of newcastle/gateshead, i have many fond memories of walking home over it early in the morning after missing the last bus home

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk across this bridge and see all the others. You get a great view from up here. It is solid and busy with traffic but has classic K trusses.

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Thank Seasick2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever find yourself wanting to pass from Gateshead to Newcastle, or (for some unknown reason) the urge grips you to want to leave Newcastle on a southerly trajectory, then the Tyne bridge is for you. This is a bridge of outstanding quality. Not only will it provide passage over a river, it looks amazing too. Whenever I feel... More 

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We admired the engineering from a distance then crossed the bridge on foot to admire the views. Great to see the rooftops and chimney tops from the bridge as well as the river itself. Worth a walk and its free!

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