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Short Cut with Views

Have always used this toll bridge when staying in Barmouth or Tywyn - take a "pit stop" at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burntwood, United Kingdom
Quaint toll bridge

Came across the bridge accidentally, due to my sat nav taking me that way (shortest route), but it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicole W
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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Penmaenpool, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have always used this toll bridge when staying in Barmouth or Tywyn - take a "pit stop" at the George to take in the views or park your car at the RSPB car park and take a stroll, wonderful way to appreciate all the beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across the bridge accidentally, due to my sat nav taking me that way (shortest route), but it was a very pleasant mistake. Quaint, wooden bridge , small toll, for a short cut from dolgellau to Barmouth. Great photo opportunities and wonderful pub (GeorgeIII) overlooking...More

1  Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living in Tywyn we often have a drive into Barmouth for something to eat and a bit of shopping. We normally take the short cut over the toll bridge at 70p it's worth going over and taking in the views. Must say take it steady...More

2  Thank Lang4d
Reviewed July 8, 2018

This short cut from Dolgellau to Barmouth is well worth the 70p it costs to go across. The toll staff were all friendly and it is a beautiful short cut across the upper reaches of the Mawddach estuary with fabulous views. Lovely to see the...More

Thank Sandracymru
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

It’s good to see the old Toll Bridge still exists and at one end are the remains of the old Railway Station, signal box, the line itself and one of the old signals. It’s a pity there’s still a charge to cross it !

Thank UncleAlan471
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

I remember over 60 years ago crossing this toll bridge with my parents, today crossing it I swear the bridge has not changed, just the toll booth collecting you 0.70 pence to cross, what a bargain! Well worth a crossing just for fun....

Thank Graham A
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We were staying in Fairbourne and wanted to get to Barmouth, my partner said we needed to go over this bridge on the way. To be honest I thought he was joking initially as it looks tiny and not up to driving over, but it's...More

Thank nicknlisa
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We were sneaky and walked over the bridge after its' official closing time. The view from the middle is breathtaking.

Thank buglybear
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Driving out of Dolgellau, i took the long way around to drop our daughter at her Pony trekking and cross the second wooden toll bridge of the holidays and the most spectacular. Now that the A470 has a large bridge over the river at Dolgellau,...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

If you get the chance to cross over this amazing bridge then take it. What a view and what a fantastic opportunity to use such an ancient bridge. Well worth 70p!!

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August 5, 2018|
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Response from Lang4d | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think you pay a bit more normal 70p but think it’s £1:20?
Tony W
October 21, 2016|
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Response from Brightmoreb | Property representative |
The bridge is currently open to traffic Monday to Saturday 8.30 am to 6.30 pm Sunday 10 am to 6.30 pm Please note that we will be operating winter hours from Sunday 30th October till Spring 2017 as follows Monday to... More