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There is a lovely little cafe in the causey arch, clean and not a bad choice of items for breakfast... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Carolyn Q
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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I love this place

I really enjoyed it here. Not sure if it was so quiet because it was a week day, but I would... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Holly M
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

There is a lovely little cafe in the causey arch, clean and not a bad choice of items for breakfast or lunch in the menu, all looks home made too as the cakes they had available looked amazing also . Perfect for dog walkers and...More

Thank Carolyn Q
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed it here. Not sure if it was so quiet because it was a week day, but I would defiantly go back here. It is rich with trees and green plants. The air is filled with bird song and the general feel about...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My Dad is 70 and from Stanley and until recently he'd never been to see Causey Arch. I am so glad we did on our latest visit to Stanley, because it's a fabulous place. We went on a Sunday morning in February and it was...More

Thank franthom
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest surviving railway bridge in the world and was once part of the wooden Tanfield Waggonway which took the proverbial " coals to Newcastle" There's a nice picnic area nearby, a free car park, a riverside gorge walk which goes under and...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Causey Arch is a site I had never visited before and that is something I am glad I have now sorted. The area is steeped in our industrial history and is a must for people to visit to gain a understanding just how advanced our...More

Thank HughB1
Reviewed 8 January 2018

An ideal spot to walk off festive excess. The Arch forms part of an old railway line now embraced by dense woodland. Popular with dog walkers and those anxious to lose some excess baggage.

Thank bryanedwin
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely walk on Sunday a bit wet But worth a look and a good walk Old railway not far away there are pubs about a mile away

Thank Sky30000
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A walk around this structure is interesting considering its age and history. If visiting at the weekend, you can also enjoy a trip on the Tanfield railway.

Thank doclane3
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The story of the building of the tanfield wagonway is told on boards around the site. However today we walked a circular route via Red Row, Causey Hall farm and OxPasture Hill. You can see undisturbed relics of the past - a wonderful iron foot...More

Thank john e
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a wonderful walk through the woods the iconic bridge. The smell of fresh garlic was lovely. After a little splash in the water we carried on our walk along the rail line. It was nice to see the steam train...More

Thank NRobson34
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Response from carl_garden | Reviewed this property |
as its actually a walk, it doesn't close