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Bridgnorth Castle Hill Railway

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6A Castle Terrace, Bridgnorth WV16 4AH, England
+44 1746 762052
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Nostalgia and practicality combined.

Nice little cliff railway that not only links the Old Town and New but saves a lot of energy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Colin F
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Stowmarket
Old, Traditional and adding Character

Lovely to ride on a bit of history and even at it's leisurely pace it is definitely a quicker way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GraemeT87
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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“high town” (155 reviews)
“the river” (87 reviews)
“return ticket” (33 reviews)
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6A Castle Terrace, Bridgnorth WV16 4AH, England
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+44 1746 762052
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"the river"
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"return ticket"
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"short trip"
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"piece of history"
in 17 reviews
"return fare"
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"worth a trip"
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"victorian engineering"
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"steep climb"
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"walk up"
in 7 reviews
"unique experience"
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"step back in time"
in 12 reviews
"great fun"
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"a couple of minutes"
in 7 reviews
"fantastic views"
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"excellent value"
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"lovely town"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice little cliff railway that not only links the Old Town and New but saves a lot of energy walking up and down hills,. Good value at only £1.60 return per person. Only missed out on 5 star because one of the attendants was more...More

Thank Colin F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to ride on a bit of history and even at it's leisurely pace it is definitely a quicker way into low town

Thank GraemeT87
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little train ride very cheap says the legs better then walking up all the steps and worth supporting the cliff railway

Thank vincentcomethrd
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really good day walking around Bridgnorth with our elderly german shepherd. After stopping for tea & icecreams, after the market and the Severn Valley Railway in the morning, we ventured down the hill into the Low Town of Bridgnorth. We took the...More

Thank Nigel H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say you pay your money and up or down you go, Actually at night you can pick out more by local street lighting. Clean, warm and unlike other UK .transit systems ........... on time!

Thank daveabrown
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great feeling going up the funicular railway and seeing the sights of Bridgnorth appear as you near the top. Loads of history and a superb café at the top.

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At £1.60 per person it's a great way to start a visit to Bridgnorth. It's a part of Bridgnorth history. It takes you from low town to high town. The view of the river seven and low town are picturesque. There are two carriages one...More

Thank DTWinfield1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheap, cheerful, good fun and an important landmark in Bridgnorth's and the nation's history. Well worth the few coppers it costs.

Thank MandAde
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to review such a one-off attraction. A short funicular railway compared with those in hillier parts of the world but one of very few in England and a must-see on any visit to Bridgnorth, it has quaint coaches and interesting stations, with a...More

Thank 405markw
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get to the Upper Town from the Severn Valley Railway (SVR), as someone told me the best thing to do is walk down hill Lower Town then the Castle Railway, up to the top to visit and back down to the SVR. The Castle...More

Thank NB1957
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Pat C
4 August 2017|
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Response from Gerry H | Reviewed this property |
Hi,cost my wife and myself £1.60 each for return tickets.. Excellent value if like us, not too sprightly on your feet any more.
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jackie69davey
22 July 2017|
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Response from SENORAWestMidlands | Reviewed this property |
Web site says ALL dogs allowed. cars run every few minutes so never long to wait if one full.
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MAFergal
29 February 2016|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
You can get to the station with a pushchair but I'm not sure if it'll fit as a push on or if you have to fold it down to get on. The station is a stones throw from the street you could pop in and ask them
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