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Newport Transporter Bridge

River Usk, Newport NP20 2JG, Wales
+44 1633 656656
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Great historical structure. Only open at certain times. Looks good in the sun! A must see if... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Morrismarina
Well worth a view

Been meaning to visit the bridge for ages and finally got round to it this weekend and well glad we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Skye H
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Newport Transporter Bridge is one of 8 remaining transporter bridges world wide. The Bridge is open April till the end of September Weds - Sun 10.00 -17.00. Last admission to the high level walkway is at 16:00 and last crossing west to east is at 16:30. The was designed by French Engineer Ferdinand Arnodin and opened Bridge opened in 1906 . The Bridge has a grade 1 listing.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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River Usk, Newport NP20 2JG, Wales
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"across the river"
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"engine house"
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"views are amazing"
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"great piece of engineering"
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"unique experience"
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"piece of history"
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"worth the climb"
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"walk up"
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Reviewed yesterday

Great historical structure. Only open at certain times. Looks good in the sun! A must see if visiting Newport.

Thank Morrismarina
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been meaning to visit the bridge for ages and finally got round to it this weekend and well glad we did! The Tour guides and volunteers in the shop were absolutely fab! Very knowledgeable and answered all our questions, bridge is very well maintained, great...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came upon this wonder by chance and very glad I did!wow!what a sight. Victorian Ingenuity and Beauty. Staffed by friendly people.thank you Dan a d Tim for spending time telling us about it all. Everyone should go.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having used the Transporter Bridge previously,I noticed posters saying it was possible to Walk the Bridge recently so today was the day to try it.For £3 per person you get a safety briefing and some useful information about the Bridge history.Then it's time to climb...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

worth the visit a great experience,ideal to go and visit on a nice dry day.The view from the top is superb.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the way to a family holiday and it was an amazing hour stop off. We have an 8, 6 and 4 year olds. They are fairly brave so the height didn't concern them but we definitely all got a rush walking over the...More

Thank Emma L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure how this is still operating but says something for the attraction (and sadly maybe Newport) that this is the number 1 rated attraction in the town on Tripadvisor. Be that as it may whilst taking stuff to the dump I passed it and...More

Thank Cheekycockney190757
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a damp Friday of the last Bank Holiday weekend in May. We had been on such a bridge in Bilbao and wanted to try one in the UK. The way up and over the top looked closed but the very friendly gent...More

Thank Tricia0763
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This looks a fascinating structure. However when we visited on Monday 14th May around lunchtime it was closed? Were we on the wrong side of it? The Visitor Centre was also closed with no indication when it would be open. We would have loved to...More

Thank PWH2013
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NpTbridge, Manager at Newport Transporter Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The bridge operates Weds - Sun 10.00 - 17.00 from April till the end of September - last admission to the high level at 16.00 and last crossing west to east at 16:30. I am sure there is an information board on the west side...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went down to the bridge for my husbands to have a look. It was incredibly interesting. All the staff were SO lovely. I'm not a fan of heights and a bit ill. They were fab. I walked up the stairs and across the top, came...More

Thank Pinkpee
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Joasinka
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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jtrend80
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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