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bloody vandals

unfortunately, the bridge is currently closed due to vandalism. the only other way over the river... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Jackie E
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Castleford
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EMMATINKERBELL

Average, nice to sit and watch the wildlife on , watching the weir is nice , its safer with not... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
EMMATINKERBELL
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“flour mill” (9 reviews)
“sunken barge” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Castleford, England
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"flour mill"
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"sunken barge"
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"worth a visit"
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"weir"
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"stroll"
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"structure"
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

unfortunately, the bridge is currently closed due to vandalism. the only other way over the river is via the busy road bridge. not much fun. it's been shut for over a week with no repair date mentioned on the closure notice.

Thank Jackie E
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Average, nice to sit and watch the wildlife on , watching the weir is nice , its safer with not having a road next too it

Thank EMMATINKERBELL
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Good place to view the river in full flow higher the water level the better. nice place to sit and watch the water going over the sunken barge and the wier. easy and close parking with a café the mill just round the corner at...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Our landmark bridge is looking a bit worse for wear now, I've noticed the wood along the edges are gradually going green with algae and it's weathering badly. Hopefully after this shocking winter spell it could have its first ever spring clean and some wood...More

1  Thank Tigerman579
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a fantastic spot, to just sit and enjoy a coffee on a hot summers day. Just watch the world go by, whilst listening to the relaxing sounds of the water.

Thank David G
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal when we went there.service was good .food was quick coming .it was hot and we had plenty on our plate I had to ask for more gravy but it was no trouble for the staff .the chef came out to ask...More

1  Thank luckyman545720
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

It's a wonderful S shaped Footbridge opened in 2008 crossing Castleford's wide River Aire. Allowing pedestrians to experience the size power and sounds of the water rushing below as the bridge is built close to a weir. The footbridge is designed to be more like...More

Thank Roy H
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

As part of the Castleford regeneration scheme this footbridge over the river was erected. It merely connects a number of houses to the centre. Not worth visiting exept for the feat of engineering.

Thank robert c
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The multi-award winning footbridge offers a relaxing passage across the river, with a chance to look at the historic flour mill, the weir, and the fish and eel ladders, as well as the children's favourite, Thomas, the wrecked barge underneath the bridge.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Don't go too far out of your way to visit this Expensive pedestrian bridge! Not much to say about this except maybe the councils money could have been better spent. Built over the river Aire its 130m long and in a S-shape (£4.8m project) next...More

Thank smudge006
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