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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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River watching

Good place to view the river in full flow higher the water level the better. nice place to sit and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Robert M
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Castleford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

well designed bridge linking up the community with castleford adds some cultural history to the town

Thank stephen e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK it's a very fancy bridge, in fact it's blooming lovely. A graceful curving walk across the river as it follows the weir beneath, with seats, natural wood and stainless steel it's a credit to Castleford. Big car park opposite as well.

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 130 metre long S-shaped footbridge, which is anchored by only three V shaped supports, was created as a regeneration project back in 2008; it hovers over the River Aire offering a scenic place from which to enjoy the picturesque setting; the streamlined timber deck...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The mill is lovely bit of Castleford working class history, and the bridge is alright too. I think the mill deserves some money to get done up as a museum or something.

Thank Jon B
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
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
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
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
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
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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