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Clopton Bridge

Banbury Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7HP, England
+44 1789 293127
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Very Photogenic

A beautiful old bridge built in 1486, with 14 pointed arches, built where the river was forded in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
"A great fete of engineering."

While walking around the Avon River area, I spotted this wonderful bridge, right in front the... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Dave46033
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Fishers, Indiana
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Built at the end of the 15th century, this wooden bridge over the River Avon was an important section of the road to London during medieval times.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“arches” (5 reviews)
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Banbury Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7HP, England
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+44 1789 293127
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful old bridge built in 1486, with 14 pointed arches, built where the river was forded in Saxon times. It still carries the main road over the River Avon in the centre of Stratford. A ten-sided toll-house was added in 1814. Great photos can...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

While walking around the Avon River area, I spotted this wonderful bridge, right in front the Nature Preserve. It's curving arches and sturdy structure is a result of ancient Roman building techniques. I just had to take some photos of this bridge, because it was...More

Thank Dave46033
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Worth a visit at night to experience the artistic design put into the bridge through the use of colourful lighting, constantly changing.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

It's old, and it's a busy traffic bridge. I find it an interesting backdrop for pictures I took of boats and swans. I drive over it. I walked over it. I photographed it.

Thank Donna H
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Stunning bridge built in the same year Columbus sailed to America. Gorgeous views of the Avon, RSC, and swans

Thank DiLo922
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Busy bridge and probably not seen at its best due to the volume of traffic. Nice design but nothing stunning. Best seen from the pedestrian walkway that runs in parallel. Much better things to see in Stratford.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nothing to write home about, it's a nice enough bridge across the river, but it also has lots and lots of traffic using it, the best way to see it is from a river boat cruise, which takes you under the bridge through one of...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stratford Upon Avon has to very soon building a new River Avon Bridge, as Clopton Bridge, which is very old and one of only two bridges into and out of the town, is getting continually hammered by huge lorries! Such a pity, as this is...More

Thank Z2251COrichard
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Nice walkway parallel to motor bridge , has illuminating strip which change colour , what a good idea really interesting

Thank Glynis T
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

beautiful old bridge with lovely views of The Avon The swans are often walking off it or at the bottom of it which is lovely to see

Thank bobblehead35
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