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West Cornwall Covered Bridge

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Address: Route 128, West Cornwall, CT

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Lovely one-lane bridge over a running stream in an exceptionally scenic part of beautiful Connecticut!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
Cheryl W
Anderson, Indiana
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Anderson, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Lovely one-lane bridge over a running stream in an exceptionally scenic part of beautiful Connecticut!

Thank Cheryl W
Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

West Corwall has not changed in 300 years. One of the last covered bridges in Connecticut. Worth a 2-3 hour detour from Manhattan.

Thank DoubleDee2020
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was one of our first Covered Bridge stops on our way from CT to VT. It's a beautiful bridge and quite scenic. It is in a nice quaint town. We found the best views north along the river looking back at it and the river. Interesting Fact - this covered bridge actually has glass windows - quite unusual. We... More 

Thank Cobbikaze
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed walking around an authentic covered bridge! Then we got to drive through it after lunch! Fun!

Thank Justatravel
Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

It's easy to imagine life in the past looking at and crossing this historical remnant of the past. It's a lovely setting and while there isn't much "to do" there, it's still fun to take a moment in a pretty part of Connecticut to enjoy such a well-maintained structure from the past.

Thank Phyllis C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped by West Cornwall after hiking in the area. Love the little center of town. The covered bridge is a beauty. We drove right through and took many photos.

Thank Santina S
Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great views, really nice river running through it - and on the other side is the Wandering Moose Cafe. Up the road a short bit is The Little Guild of St.Francis where you can do a good deed and walk or play with a dog or cat in the lovely green outdoors. The bridge is really nice inside and outside,... More 

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Kent, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

One of the best covered bridges I have seen. The red bridge is lovely against the green of the trees. A perfect setting for photos or to just appreciate a time long gone by. I am from the area but I never tire of seeing this great bridge.

Thank Howland_Owl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

It took about an hour to ride from Hartford to West Cornwall but the drive was scenic on this sunny Saturday - trending from city to suburban to rustic country classic. What was most wonderful was, once we reached the West Cornwall Covered Bridge, was being able to soak in a nice lunch at the Loose Moose Cafe. The timing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We visit this area so much I think we should just move there !!! All year round the scenery will never disappoint you !!! Highly recommend this very peaceful, serene place !! Nature , nature , nature !

1 Thank lvmrn

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