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Fascinating Bridge

We were perhaps fortunate that the bridge had re-opened and we could drive across from Scotland... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lordofthemiles
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Stirling, Scotland
Interesting piece of history, sadly currently closed

You can still drive right down to the bridge to view it, but it is currently closed so you cannot... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
GeorgeandVerity
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were perhaps fortunate that the bridge had re-opened and we could drive across from Scotland into England. It obviously needs some repairs so that this historic link can be maintained. There are beautiful views from the bridge back towards Paxton House. This ancient bridge...More

1  Thank Lordofthemiles
Reviewed 23 May 2018

You can still drive right down to the bridge to view it, but it is currently closed so you cannot drive over. They are trying to raise funds to do the necessary restoration so it may be quite a while until it is reopened.

1  Thank GeorgeandVerity
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I saw that you could drive over the bridge to Scotland on tv and decided that this was a ‘must do’ So cross we did, holding our breath as we passed between the posts. Glad I went in my Up! Rather than the 4 x4...More

1  Thank Peggyivy
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Interesting & unusual way of crossing from England into Scotland. Superb piece of early Civil Engineering.

Thank NorthWalesSaint
Reviewed 23 February 2018

My husband and I went to the Chain bridge honey farm and found the first bridge that was built over the river Tweed, that was a brilliant piece of history as we drove down the hill from the English border we found that 1 vehicle...More

Thank Dorothy P
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the area and found out through a leaflet at our cottage about the Honey Farm and the Union Bridge. What a find! The bridge is a reminder of history and just how ingenious suspension bridges actually are! Adults and children loved it. We...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great day out, good bridge to see and walk across crossing into Scotland/England depending on which way you cross. Lots of tracks around to walk along on a pleasant day. Honey farm just up the way have not visited As yet but hood reviews

Thank thomas441
Reviewed 2 November 2017

A bridge which is an important hisoric link between Scotland and England which is still widely used today. The bridge is in need of some up keep, but there is plenty news saying that the funding has been raised and the work will be starting...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

one end England the other Scotland this bridge is still in use despite it being the first suspension chain bridge. The area around it is lovely with other attractions nearby its well worth a walk across

1  Thank CubleyHall
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This bridge is about to have £7 million spent on its upkeep. Meanwhile, it is an interesting historical link between Scotland and England. You can walk or drive over it and combine a visit with the Honey Farm

Thank Andrew D
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Kaylee A
26 August 2017|
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Response from tweedsider | Reviewed this property |
You can if you are fit and a keen walker - it is about 5 miles from Berwick Town Centre. If you have the time and energy, go out on the Paxton Road, and return by way of the English side, it's a round trip of about 12 miles.
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2 June 2016|
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Yes, you can!
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