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Bridgnorth Castle Hill Railway

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Address: 6A Castle Terrace, Bridgnorth WV16 4AH, England
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Fun little ride

This wonderfully quaint little funicular only takes a minute or twobut is a great way to get back and for between Lower and Upper Bridgenorth. They only sell return tickets but at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderfully quaint little funicular only takes a minute or twobut is a great way to get back and for between Lower and Upper Bridgenorth. They only sell return tickets but at £1.60 for a return was great fun - and certainly saved the legs !

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a lovely sunny day and a trip down memory lane for me! took the opportunity to use the cliff railway and it was in perfect condition and clean and inviting as a tourist. what a lovely experience and what a view !. Brought back fond memories of my grand parents taking me out for a day trip many years ago... More 

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Thank Tina P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth every penny for a couple to travel up the cliff in style, enjoying fantastic views, in a quirky masterpiece of engineering. Friendly staff. Great experience. Suitable for families.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, authentic, old funicular. Still in daily use - it serves as the best way to get from the part of the town at the top of the cliff to the bottom and vice versa. We just loved it as a piece of old machinery!

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Thank test400
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58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been on the cliff railway as a child. I wanted to revisit this great invention. Still as I recalled it. Definitely well worth a visit. Very reasonable price too.

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last thing we expected to discover was this special feature for ascending and descending. Great experience for all! Very reasonable too. From the High Town the signage for the station is not that obvious- locals may know all about it but we came across it by accident. Real asset to the town.

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Thank 1949etwall
Redditch, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great birthday treat and another tick in my bucket list. Excellent value at only £1.60 return saves all that walking up and down very steep hills. The Railway is a great Victorian invention with some amazing views over Bridgnorth. My 4 year old grandson loved watching the cable car mechanics when the carriages traveled up and down the tracks. The... More 

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Thank Gordon E
Wolverhampton
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of a motorcycle ride around the valley. This certainly made the journey from low to high town memorable and has good views on the way up and down of the river etc. Worth a visit just for the historical value!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bridgnorth consists of two parts ,Low Town & Obviously High Town ,An Alternative,Method of Communication ,other than the 200 steps between both Venues,Was Saught An open Meeting was Held in Public in 1890 . The proposal to build a Cliff Railway Was Put To the Council,Engineered By George .C. Marks plans were devisedFor a Funicular Railway To connect the two... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bridgnorth Castle Railway is useful to avoid the steep climb up the hill. It is a short journey - and the price of the return ticket was GBP1.60 (Feb 2017). It is an interesting but short trip. It lasts about a minute. You get great views over the river. For all rail enthusiasts - it is something to experience.

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