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The Sounding Arch

It is by the side of River Thames, very interesting arch, it also has the foot path along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Interesting and historic

One of Brunel’s great achievements -this was the longest unsupported brick arches in the world... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
Angela H
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Archways River Road, Maidenhead SL6 0BG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is by the side of River Thames, very interesting arch, it also has the foot path along overlooking Bray.

Thank anitali2018
Reviewed August 4, 2018

It is unusual to be able to stand under a bridge and yodel with feedback but when all is said and done it is just a bridge you can walk under. This is entertaining for about a minute.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

As far as engineering is concerned this bridge maybe a major site however for me it's pretty to drive over at night and a good spot to feed the ducks however the parking is limited in area and expensive, there isn't much to do there...More

Thank Ibrahim G
Reviewed March 9, 2018

One of Brunel’s great achievements -this was the longest unsupported brick arches in the world when it was built and still one of the longest today. Kids will love the echo when you are underneath it!

1  Thank Angela H
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Driving through Maidenhead looked over to admire the Sounding arch railway bridge over the River Thames. Stunning piece of Victorian Engineering. Only wish i'd of had more time to explore it further!

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed March 3, 2018

One of the sights of Maidenhead not to be missed, great feat of Architecture and interesting to shout through

Thank Whetherby
Reviewed January 27, 2018

One of IKB's greatest achievments, but it is actually best viewed from underneath (even better from a boat rather than the bank). To imagine that a brick arch was built like this to carry a railway line in the Victorian era and it is still...More

Thank ColinD1308
Reviewed January 24, 2018

This is an amazing structure of great age, a marvel, but it is a must for children the echo is just great, my children all thought it a big treat to go and vocalise

Thank joanna w
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Situated about 150 metres from Maidenhead Bridge, Brunel’s Famous railway bridge with its amazing sounding arch is definitely worth a detour if you are in the area. The bridge has the widest and flattest brick arch in the world at 128 feet across by only...More

1  Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a great bridge - it a whispering bridge so echos when you shout underneath it. A bit of history to experience.

Thank Harvey H
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June 25, 2017|
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Yes, easily. Walk over bridge towards town centre. Turn right immediately after crossing bridge. Continue along this road for about 10 minutes. Boulters lock will be ahead of you on right. You can cross river here and go... More
August 28, 2016|
Response from pjmeade | Reviewed this property |
It's about 2.5 miles. If you walk from the bridge to Cookham and that's a really great walk, then perhaps 3 miles