The Old Packhorse Bridge
The Old Packhorse Bridge
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Laura Mac
Falkirk, UK29 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
We stopped to visit the Old Pack Horse Bridge whilst holidaying in Aviemore, so glad we did!!! The views were amazing (the pictures don’t do it justice) we explored the viewing platforms and then took a walk along the footpath at the side of bridge (garage side). The walk was just a beautiful and there were several points along the walk that you could go down to the water.
Written August 9, 2023
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craigluscar
Dunfermline, UK13,605 contributions
Jul 2017 • Couples
It is passing strange that the most iconic bridge does not have a mention on Trip advisor ,yes there is a photo of it on the Carrbridge site but it does not seem to be recognised .
The bridge was built in 1717 and is the oldest bridge in Scotland built for transferring goods around Bridadier Grants estate and also to transfer coffins to the nearby Church on the other side of the fast flowing Dulnain River. It was often referred to as the Coffin Bridge . Parts of the bridge were swept away in floods in the mid 1800s and all that remains is the single arch. It is a magnet for tourists and it can be quite busy with busloads jostling for a photograph . The bridge is well known around the world and is particularly attractive during times of floodwater roaring underneath or in winter with a covering of snow it is used for many Christmas scenes
Written July 31, 2017
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GlasgowWinenut
Glasgow, UK2,430 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
Parking just along the road. You can see the bridge from the new road bridge. Walk down the stairs for a different view point. Pop into the cage and the quirky shops afterwards.
Written October 13, 2020
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makoshr
Thornton Cleveleys, UK904 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
I am sure this must be one of the most photographed bridges in Scotland but on a beautiful day, it really did not disappoint. Free to visit and with wooden steps down to the River Dunlain and the viewing platform it is definitely worth a stop off if you are passing or are in the Aviemore area. The best view is still probably to be had from the road bridge. Well worth a visit. Easy to find as you drive through the village of Carrbridge. Parking is free close to the bridge. The nearby Artisan Craft Shop is also worth a visit.
Written May 18, 2019
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Mandeville1322
Cambridge, UK200 contributions
Oct 2020
Easy to access close to the village centre with great views and lucky enough to see it with a piper with the autumn colours in full flow.
Written October 20, 2020
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BarbaraRiekwel
Coatbridge, UK524 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
There is a viewing platform under/next to the regular bridge which give you nice views but I think the best view is from the regular bridge itself. Would love to see it again in an autumn or winter setting. Carrbridge itself is nice for a wee stroll and a bite to eat
Written August 24, 2020
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MGML
Inverness, UK155 contributions
Mar 2020
Great bridge to stop & see. Very cool. Lovely village to pop in as well. Parking is close so easy walk.
Written May 14, 2020
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redeco
Warren, MA9,468 contributions
Oct 2019
Built in 1707, The Old Packhorse Bridge is the oldest bridge still standing in the Highlands. It was severely damaged in an 1828 storm, leaving the bridge in its present condition. It's considered unsafe for even foot traffic today.

This stop takes only minutes, and it's a great photo-op. Enjoy!
Written October 25, 2019
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Theodora
73 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
A beautiful old bridge right in the middle of the village. Easy access from the main road, good stop for photos and a walk on the river
Written October 8, 2019
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Sassafras G
Baltimore, MD83 contributions
Sep 2019
If you are into all things old this is a sight to see. It is amazing that it still stands after all she has been through. Quaint little town too. This site offer great picture opportunities.
Written September 4, 2019
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