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Busy, But Attractive

The bridge is the main bridge over the Menai Strait to Anglesey, making it very busy, but it is... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Paul C
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London, United Kingdom
Towering bridge

Built as a railway bridge, the sight of the box girder structure must have been wonderful, and the... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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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.

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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.

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed March 25, 2018

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

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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

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.

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.

2  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

2  Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Driving across this structure I found to be impressive. Good old and lasting engineering. What a time and effort it must've been.

2  Thank Scott D
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Not a tourist attraction as such but nice bridge for viewing or driving across. Super engineering. Well worth visit if just for a picture

1  Thank ColinRS0346
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Travelling across by car is disappointing as you are not allowed to stop and passengers only get quick views of the Menai straits. To get the best view of this bridge, park the car at Treborth and walk through the woods. You will be able...More

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