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Newport Transporter Bridge

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great historical bridge.

This transporter bridge is of gondola type only a few working ones remains. Fantastic engineering... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nathan S
Newport Transporter Bridge 🌉

Newport Transporter Bridge 🌉 What a hidden gem this is £3 for fantastic views, staff were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Transporter Bridge opens for the summer from the beginning of April till the end of September. The Bridge is open Wednesday to Sunday 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. till the end of September. The Bridge opens for Easter, May, Late Spring and August Bank...more
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River Usk, Newport NP20 2JG, Wales
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All reviews over the top across the river victorian engineering engine room engine house great piece of engineering high level walkway take your time amazing structure winding house piece of history industrial heritage walk up views are amazing worth the climb unique experience small fee
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This transporter bridge is of gondola type only a few working ones remains. Fantastic engineering. If one feels braver try walking on the top of the bridge across the river and enjoy the birds eye view of Newport.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Newport Transporter Bridge 🌉 What a hidden gem this is £3 for fantastic views, staff were excellent. Great exercise with plenty of steps. The views are stunning!!! Very knowledgable, helpful and welcoming, I will definitely be doing this again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sallyp728
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Son loved it and keeps asking to walk back over the bridge. Also frequently asks to go on the gondola

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Passing home through Newport, stopped off to admire the Newport Transporter Bridge. Simply stunning silhouetted against the Welsh Sunset. Can't wait to return to see it up close!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 28 November 2018

My wine and I always stop to admire this when near the Usk. A marvellous feat of engineering and something to be proud of.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J D
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We knew when we visited that the bridge wouldn't be open but still wanted to visit and see it. There's a small museum/ shop on site as well. Great location and an important industrial remnant that needs preserving. I didn't realise there are so few...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed 6 November 2018

If you get a chance to climb to the top of this relic of the industrial revolution, you should definitely do so. You will be rewarded with amazing views - don't forget to take a selfie!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Lovingly preserved, visiting and subsequently travelling on the bridge is a must if you are in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank StephenB1759
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Passing through or visiting Newport (City) go down Pill near the docks and visit the Newport Transporter Bridge visitor centre. Historic and probably loved , looks spectacular especially at night. Opposite is an interesting small hotel and Fanny's Café if you fancy refreshment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mart87
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This remarkable structure is both exciting and interesting. For only £3 you can climb up the 250 foot towers and cross the walkways high above the river Usk. The engine room is fascinating and you can ride back across the river on the gondola. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jo F
23 March 2018|
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Response from NpTbridge | Property representative |
Yes, we are open 10 - 17.00 - last admission to the top is at 16:00 and last crossing west to east is at 16:30 - We are now open Wednesday - Sunday + Bank Holidays until Sept 30th A day ticket adults at allows access to... More
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yas19822017
1 September 2017|
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Response from Colin Roy D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only on the gondola. Too many steps for the aerial walk!!!
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22 July 2017|
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Response from NpTbridge | Property representative |
Its £3.00 for an adult day ticket that allows access to the high -level and unlimited crossings on the gondola and £2.00 for a child. Adult Crossing one way £1.00 and £1.50 return Child crossing 50p one way and £1.00... More
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