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The Incredible Royal Border Bridge

The incredible Royal Border Bridge has to be one of the most impressive constructions of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Very Impressive Bridge

Great engineering achievement stretching over the river Tweed overlooking the harbour and river... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Salmo01
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Largs, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The incredible Royal Border Bridge has to be one of the most impressive constructions of the pre-modern period. Spanning an incredible 659 metres over the land and the River Tweed and still carries trains as part of the Eastern Line.

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great engineering achievement stretching over the river Tweed overlooking the harbour and river. All trains North and South pass this way.

Thank Salmo01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great feat of engineering and the best view is from the quay side car park which is free. Great views of the river and harbour.

Thank AndrewUK2013
Reviewed 31 August 2018

While out for a walk in Berwick we passed under the bridge which carries the main train line to Edinburgh from the south. It must have been a great sight when steam trains crossed it. On the day we visited in the river that it...More

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

beautiful vistas lovely bridge i have to say this town is a joy to walk around friendly locals love it

Thank Tonybouzy
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Beautiful reflected in the Tweed at dusk. Built by Stephenson for the railway imposingly simple and awe inspiring. Wonderful viewed from all angles but especially from Castle Vale Park.

Thank mark_davie_2000
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Viewed from the riverside walk below, this is a very impressive structure indeed with many arches although geographically still in England. Scotland starts a mile up the road.

Thank alec s
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The last time I passed this way was fifty years ago and how things have changed, yet still the bridges have an endearing quality worthy of a stop and look.

Thank Graeme F
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We visited Berwick on Tweed & sat by the river. Its a great view looking at the 3 bridges. This is the bridge that carries the trains.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Berwick upon Tweed and took the opportunity to view the bridge. It is a great landmark and a great testament to when it was constructed, that it is still there and in constant use.

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