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Enjoy a taste of days gone by. This swinging bridge is the only swinging bridge over the James River. It swayed and creaked with every step. Only three people are allowed on it at a time - good idea! The view is great - water...More
Located in the Historic District of the town of Buchanan, this unique pedestrian bridge provides locals and tourists alike with a sense of history and an air of adventure. The scenic view of the James River is rewarding and the bridge sways to and fro...More
I found this place on the Virginia is for Lovers site. Wanted to try it out. It's definitely an experience of you're in the area. It's very short and not worth a vacation/road trip. It rocked/swayed alot more thank I expected.
Had read about the bridge and decided to stop off while traveling south on I81. The bridge is beautiful. The history behind it is interesting. From the center of the bridge,there is a beautiful view of the James River with amazing mountains as a backdrop....More
This was a fun stop as we were driving through the area. Our kids got some good exercise walking back and forth across the swinging bridge. The bridge's capacity is three adults, so your whole group may not be able to cross at once.
This bridge has a great history and the foundations are pre-Civil War. It was burned during the war, and the troops fired at each other from both sides. It feels safe, but swayed more than I expected. What most people don't seem to see is...More
The Swinging Bridge is a cozy spot to dine for lunch or dinner. It only has seating for about 20 people. The fare includes delicious burgers, sandwiches, & a full meal if desired. Spaghetti, meat loaf, hamburger steak, are just some of the full meals...More