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Whitney Bridge

| Nr. Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Whitney-on-Wye HR3 6EW, England
+44 1497 831669
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Beautiful place to visit run by lovely people!

We make a trip down to Whitney Bridge at least once a year to enjoy all the activities it has to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bcowles85
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Paxford, United Kingdom
Beautiful River Wye

We had a magical afternoon canoeing on the River Wye. Fantastic to be collected from the bridge and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FionaBath
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Historic Whitney-on-Wye single track Toll Bridge dates back to 1779. One of just a few remaining in the UK. Two earlier bridges were washed away by the strong river currents and a stone and timber construction was built in 1797.Open 365 days a year with parking and riverside picnic area. Come and fish, canoe, picnic or camp with us. Perfect setting for camping part way through your canoe trip - on the banks of the River Wye at Whitney Toll Bridge HR3 6EW. Very quiet and private small campsite with fire pit, direct canoe launch/land and parking. Two toilets and two hot showers available (clean and fully stocked with soap and loo rolls etc) plus clean drinking water shower tap. Breakfast and BBQs can be arranged - fully licensed so you can enjoy a chilled beer too.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Nr. Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Whitney-on-Wye HR3 6EW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We make a trip down to Whitney Bridge at least once a year to enjoy all the activities it has to offer as well as drop in on the lovely owners. The scenery down the Wye as you canoe through the trees and countryside is...More

Thank bcowles85
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a magical afternoon canoeing on the River Wye. Fantastic to be collected from the bridge and delivered to Hay by minibus with our hired canoes. Paddling back down stream to Whitney Bridge was a very special experience. We saw a kingfisher, heron and...More

Thank FionaBath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rarely write reviews, but after an incredible weekend at Whitney Bridge I felt the need to spread the word about this hidden treasure. Often nervous when dragging my teenage sons along to the compulsory family holiday, this location really has it all. The boys...More

Thank Adele P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river Wye is probably the prettiest in the kingdom, and this fabulous ancient toll bridge across it is well worth a visit. It's a beautiful location to walk around or just sit in the sun and watch the river flow while engulfing a coffee...More

Thank vinnyroe
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello - thank you so much for your great review of Whitney Bridge. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here with us and we'd love to welcome you back anytime. Maggie x

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Whitney on Wye Toll Bridge for a weekend camping stay and from the start the owners couldn't have been more helpful. I haven't canoed before but the people coming on and off the boats looked like they had had the best...More

Thank charlieharvey2010
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi guys - thank you for your lovely review - we appreciate all feedback particularly ones like this! We are delighted you chose to canoe in addition to relaxing in the sunshine - it is a fabulous way to while away a few hours on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival of our pre booked camping weekend we were greeted by Maggie and offered a range of refreshments as we had travelled from up north near Manchester ! We had booked canoeing for the next day and as beginners we given all the safety...More

Thank taywil749
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello - gosh what a lovely review thank you. We were delighted to welcome your group to our spot and what a great weekend it was. We loved seeing you all enjoying the canoeing and swimming and, for the first time ever, all the BBQ...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our time at Whitney bridge was absolutely amazing. Not only did enjoy our canoeing experience but we also enjoyed our downtime at the bridge. Maggie and Grahame were brilliant hosts, with a selection of cold drinks and ice cream after a very long and hot...More

Thank Benjamin E
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - thank you so very much for your fabulous review. We do pride ourselves on ensuring our guests have maximum enjoyment for their precious holiday time whilst here - thank you for choosing to spend your time with us. Regards and hopefully see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This toll bridge,cost £1 each way.is very picturesque with lovely views both up & down the river Wye.Great starting points for waterside walks.More

Thank BristolAlbertus
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you have enjoyed the views on your walk. The Toll for car crossing is £1 for any number crossings midnight to midnight for each car - the machine will give a code for your returns no...More

Reviewed April 29, 2017

This picturesque bridge over the River Wye is an automated toll bridge - it costs £1 to go over and you get a one-day pass code to come back over it as well. A car park allows you to park up and take photos of...More

Thank Clivel_98
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Thank you for your review - we love people to park up and take photos of the Bridge architecture and views of the River Wye - Whitney Bridge is 240 years old so needs to be enjoyed by as many people as possible. Thank you...More

Reviewed April 18, 2017

I have stayed at Whitney Toll Bridge several times now for a relaxing camping and fishing break with my family. So I thought it would be best if I gave an updated review. Firstly I would like to mention how friendly and welcoming Graham and...More

1  Thank richard1273
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Hi Richard - thank you so very much for returning to visit us and also for making time to write us an updated review. Your family are a delight to have to stay and it is genuinely lovely to see the area we have being...More

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