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Britannia Bridge

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Great views of the Menai Straits as you cross

We took a trip over to Anglesey during a recent short break holiday. As you drive there the bridge... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
michaely416
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Really Impressive

This bridge links Anglesey and the mainland, and was a necessary part of our Holyhead visit. That... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
padreray
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We took a trip over to Anglesey during a recent short break holiday. As you drive there the bridge is a surprise as you don’t see it until you are almost crossing it. If you get the chance glance left and right for great views...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Reconstruction of one of the oldest suspension bridges in the UK by Robert Stephenson. Originally a railroad bridge to connect the Midlands with Anglesey and Ireland.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Harry F
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This bridge links Anglesey and the mainland, and was a necessary part of our Holyhead visit. That said, this imposing and impressive Victorian structure is something to see! It has really strong lines, and the massive stone work give a sense of security that more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Found a good view and able to see details of it;s construction and use, we found details of it's construction on boards.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mick e
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The bridge is the main bridge over the Menai Strait to Anglesey, making it very busy, but it is attractive in its solid Victorian build. For more of an old feel though, go over the Menai Bridge instead.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank paulcninja
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Very extravagant and looks old. A short stop on the way to Anglesey island from Bangor on the A55/A5

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Built as a railway bridge, the sight of the box girder structure must have been wonderful, and the four lions guarding the entrance would have come into their own. Then, in 1970, it burnt down, and was rebuilt to carry both road and rail. It's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This was originally a railway bridge, which now has a road on top, as the older Menai Bridge is very narrow, and single lane, so this was modified to allow easier access to the island.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank MJM191
Reviewed October 27, 2017

A walk between the two bridges connecting Anglesey to Wales. We walked along the promenade built by Belgium refugees in thanks for the support and help of the local community when they became homeless at the beginning of the First World War in 1914.

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank 71chris2016
Reviewed October 24, 2017

On Tuesday afternoon, Hubby and I drove across here via the busy A55 from Anglesey to Bangor. Its designer was Robert Stephenson. It took 4 years to build and opened in 1850. It is remarkable that the train line runs underneath the vehicular traffic. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Jilly2903
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