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This huge impressive structure dominates the town and the Tweed river providing a landmark... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charles F
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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The Royal Border Bridge takes the East Coast Main line over the River Tweed when journeying from... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2019
therichastill
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This huge impressive structure dominates the town and the Tweed river providing a landmark transition close to the border, terrific views when travelling over and easily viewed from the old road bridge to the east and the riverside walk on the north west side.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Charles F
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

The Royal Border Bridge takes the East Coast Main line over the River Tweed when journeying from London to Edinburgh. Coming from the south the line skirts along the coast then curves inland and you get a great view of the bridge as you go...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank therichastill
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The bridge links Edinburgh and London and was the last stage of the railway to be completed. The stone came from Berwick Castle and the Station was built where the Great Hall used to stand. The view along the Tweed and out to sea as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank H A C
Reviewed March 6, 2019

The eastern side of Northumberland always seems to me to be a land of level crossings so that makes the bridge even more surprising when you see it. When in Berwick I like to go up onto the ramparts and wait for a train to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank imacbeth
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Every time I come to Edinburgh on the train I’m reminded that the most picturesque bridge in Berwick is the one I’ve gone over (ok maybe the suspension bridge is better) and am therefore not able to see it. Today we had a walk around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

A really beautiful bridge. Sometimes it’s illuminated. Overall it’s a really amazing bridge. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bibcay
Reviewed December 7, 2018

It really is a pity that countless thousands of people have crossed this bridge by train without being able to see the splendid structure that it is. It is a beautiful piece of railway architecture and the fact that it is still in use after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed November 29, 2018

There is always something impressive about these incredible bridges, it would have been interesting to see them under construction. This is one of the best examples I have seen and it is great to see it in all its glory and not surrounded by large...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gadabouts95
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Walked down to the estuary to gain a better view. This is comparable to Ribble Valley - breathtaking. Spent longer than anticipated here as the bridge was so beautiful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 143jc
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Walked underneath the bridge and read some of the history in building it. Amazing considering the tools they used so long ago and a testament to British bridge building.

Date of experience: October 2018
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