Newport Transporter Bridge
Newport Transporter Bridge
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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 Holiday Mondays. The last admission is at 4.00 pm for the high level walkway and the last ferry crossing from west to east is at 4.30pm. Newport Transporter Bridge is Grade 1 listed and is one of eight Tranporters remaing world wide. We want everyone to enjoy their visit to the Transporter Bridge. Some aspects of the bridge, especially the climb to the high level, present a challenge. We therefore ask that visitors wishing to climb the bridge follow our safety guidelines.
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Stuey4314
South Wales, UK114 contributions
Oct 2021
Took the family over the bridge during an open day. It was great to see the structure close up, first hand. It's an amazing piece of living history. Tremendous views. Well wort the visit.
Written 13 July 2022
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grantholt1902
12 contributions
Jan 2022
Please note that this site will remain closed until Spring 2023 as restoration and the construction of a new visitor centre take place
Written 7 April 2022
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valschull
Baltimore, Ireland26 contributions
Aug 2020
The picture shown IS NOT the transporter bridge, entirely different to the picture.
When I visited the transporter bridge it was because of its age and particular design. I rode on it, stepped off the other side, and came back on it again. It's good fun and a fascinating piece of engineering.
I would recommend anyone to ride on this, or just view it from the street. Those Victorians were amazing engineers.
Written 11 July 2021
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Jason A
1 contribution
Jun 2021 • Family
Disappointed. Checked on google this morning and it said open, drove 30 miles to take my little lad and arrived to find all shut and gates locked....
Written 3 June 2021
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Luna
4 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
Having spent many years driving past but never visited it was brilliant to see the views from the top of the bridge. Would highly recommend to anyone.
Written 4 December 2020
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stacey f
Newport, UK8 contributions
Mar 2020 • Family
Amazing service kids loved it there very interesting to see how it works and what an amazing view from up top
Written 22 November 2020
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JGMcG
Newport, UK297 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
One of my favourite things to do in Newport. Such a unique experience and excellent value for money too.
Written 19 September 2020
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thorney102
Interlaken, Switzerland8 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
A must while in Newport, or even passing on the M4 for an interesting stop! You can go over in your car on the gondola or climb to the top and go over on foot. Great attendants as well who look after you and are chatty and easygoing. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and will definitely come back again if we are passing!
Written 19 September 2020
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DannyL10
Paphos, Cyprus23 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
why is this not the number one place to visit in Newport, this is such a great attraction to visit. all the staff are helpful, happy and knowledgeable the tickets are fair priced and includes unlimited travel which for a big kid like me was ace and there was a nice clean seating area with grass to chill out too.

The views are amazing and this is a must visit attraction for all ages
Written 5 September 2020
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Lyndon B
Llanwern, UK100 contributions
Sep 2020 • Solo
If you’re coming to Newport it’s well worth visiting the Newport transporter Bridge it was commissioned in 1896 by John Leycett when he was going to build a steelworks in Newport Bridge was finished in 1906 and was opened in September 12 if you can come when you can walk over the top you’ll get fantastic views of the city of Newport all the way to Cardiff and across
Written 3 September 2020
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