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Union Suspension Bridge

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irene w wrote a review Sep 2020
25 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a ride out to this one night and a small walk over and into Scotland (didn't do the drive as car was to big). The bridge is well worth a look at and with great history.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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DrPeterDRobinson wrote a review Aug 2020
Derby, United Kingdom499 contributions220 helpful votes
A fascinating bridge in a lovely location... Scotland on one side, England on the other. Well worth a detour.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Rossergruffydd wrote a review Aug 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom2,275 contributions628 helpful votes
With chains based on ships rigging this was built by a retired naval officer. It costs half as much as a stone bridge and is the oldest vehicle carry suspension bridge in Europe. A Toll House stood on the English side. Robert Stephenson attended the opening in 1820 and Isambard Kingdom Brunel made a special visit to study it when he was eighteen years old. In 1902 it was strengthend with two extra cables, otherwise it has not been changed. It will shortly close for a multi-million pound restoration.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Waddler wrote a review Jul 2020
York, United Kingdom9,376 contributions1,064 helpful votes
We took a short explore to this quiet bridge, parking for free on the England side. There's not any flags or real signage on the Scottish side (other than the modern welcome to Scotland side) but is a nice sign on the English side. We took a short walk east on each bank, although on the Scottish side it quickly became overgrown. I think they are about to carry out restoration works on the bridge, so check before visiting (or indeed trying to cross!)
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Date of experience: July 2020
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DJM1945 wrote a review Oct 2019
Montrose, United Kingdom1,659 contributions306 helpful votes
The information board. I read about this bridge is quite fascinating and well worth a read ,The historic suspension bridge is very picturesque and connects Scotland and England..
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Date of experience: October 2019
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