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Amazing views, amazing value

Been meaning to do this for some time and so glad we finally got round to doing it. Absolutely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
weegies1968
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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A bit scary, but really fun!

It's quite a long climb, but the views from the bridge were incredible! Very interesting history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mhairimillard
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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Newport Transporter Bridge is one of 8 remaining transporter bridges world wide. The Bridge is open April till the end of September Weds - Sun 10.00 -17.00. Last admission to the high level walkway is at 16:00 and last crossing west to east is at...more
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River Usk, Newport NP20 2JG, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been meaning to do this for some time and so glad we finally got round to doing it. Absolutely amazing value at only £3 per person and that included the chance to climb the 278 steps to the top of the bridge to walk across...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend as a good experience for the kids, bit scary, but the view is good from the top and you can see so far out

Thank obzy32
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's quite a long climb, but the views from the bridge were incredible! Very interesting history too.

Thank mhairimillard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing peice of history for all to enjoy , fab friendly people who run it , who are very knowledgeable about the bridge .

Thank teresa b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant attraction! Amazing views with friendly, funny staff. A must whilst visiting Newport. £3 each is a bargain!

Thank Emma N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are fit enough then I recommend you take the stairs and take a stroll over the top of the bridge , awesome views over the Usk and the old industrial heritage of Newport . If not the you can take the platform across...More

Thank Sammy509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked over, although hard work was definitely worth it, views are amazing! Legs ache now though, def worth a visit

Thank Ellsbaby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were very few of these built world wide. I hear only 7 are left in operation. If working take a ride across the river on the low slung car carrier.

Thank mvann4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Climbed to the top of the bridge to watch the sunset and took a ride on the gondola. This is a wonderful piece of industrial engineering heritage and a must see when you visit Newport. Great views of the port and Severn Sea. The beautiful...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hidden gem was a fascinating find. Opened in 1906 it was built over the River Usk to allow ships to pass through where a conventional bridge would not allow this, and is one of the few operational ones left in the world. For a...More

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Joasinka
March 22, 2018|
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Response from NpTbridge | Property representative |
Yes, we are open 10 - 17.00 - last admission to the top is at 16:00 and last crossing west to east is at 16:30 - We are now open Wednesday - Sunday + Bank Holidays until Sept 30th A day ticket adults at allows access to... More
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yas19822017
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Colin Roy D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only on the gondola. Too many steps for the aerial walk!!!
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jtrend80
July 21, 2017|
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Response from NpTbridge | Property representative |
Its £3.00 for an adult day ticket that allows access to the high -level and unlimited crossings on the gondola and £2.00 for a child. Adult Crossing one way £1.00 and £1.50 return Child crossing 50p one way and £1.00... More
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