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Ouse Valley Viaduct

Bordehill Lane, Haywards Heath, England
+44 7786 338615
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Great fun..at your own risk

There's not really a parking, but there are a few spots on the side of the road... There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SnEm74
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Brussels
MAJESTY RISING FROM A FIELD

This isn't just a big railway bridge - it's an awe inspiring feat of Victorian architecture and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Douglass S
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Bordehill Lane, Haywards Heath, England
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+44 7786 338615
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"public footpath"
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"victorian engineering"
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"million bricks"
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"stunning architecture"
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"great photos"
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"busy road"
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"sight to behold"
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"borde hill"
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"step ladder"
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"sussex countryside"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's not really a parking, but there are a few spots on the side of the road... There are several signs warning for possible collapsing bricks, but we took our chances.. What a brilliant architecture!!! The sun was up which made it a very cosy....More

Thank SnEm74
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't just a big railway bridge - it's an awe inspiring feat of Victorian architecture and building. There's 37 brick arches, 11 million bricks, 95 feet high and almost 1500 feet long. Find your way along the lanes, walk a few yards across a...More

Thank Douglass S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Partner wanted to go and have a look as we both travel by train over the Viaduct on a regular basis. Wasn’t expecting it to be as mind blowing as it was, if you like architecture or just appreciate impressive structures then you won’t be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Victorian viaduct over the river Ouse is spectacular. Rising up spectacularly, the monumental structure is difficult to appreciate, as much as it should be, in mere photographs. Has to be seen to be appreciated! Lovely.

1  Thank RonL40
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

If you're a regular on the London to Brighton railway line, you'll know the viaduct and the wonderful views. It's even more impressive viewed from ground level. An architectural gem dating from 1841, made from 11 million bricks shipped up the River Ouse from Newhaven....More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Lovely place to walk with a dog. Stunning architecture, a hidden gem in our own county. Very near Borde Hill gardens and Hayward’s heath.

Thank VMP88
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Typing postcode RH16 1XP will take you to Borde Hill Lane in Haywards Heath and continuing slight further north on the road will bring the Victorian viaduct into clear view. The 39 arches stretch across and on a gloriously sunny day, its like all 11...More

3  Thank tentgirl
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

By far the highlight on the Brighton line, the viaduct opens up a lovely vista of the Sussex Low Weald on the approach to Haywards Heath. I always make sure I look out of the window. Better still is to arrive on foot, perhaps leaving...More

1  Thank sussexrowmark
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We live not too far from the viaduct but always take pleasure in going out for a walk there. Its a great place for taking pictures and being out in the nature. Dearly recommend it

3  Thank ABurchi
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

So impressed at this Viaduct - and with its incredible engineering. The underneath symmetry is remarkable and a photo of it essential. Sympathetically restored in places. Only takes a few minutes ealk from the road - highly recommended.

2  Thank DrBob625
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Jane L
12 August 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
no restriction on dogs
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Morgan J
30 December 2016|
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Response from benton b | Reviewed this property |
no you can just park up un the layby on the road next to it and walk through the field. it is public place.
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30 November 2016|
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Response from Floripano | Reviewed this property |
Not easy... you would really need a taxi out there. It is actually closer to Balcombe station, and if you are keen walkers you could work out a good route from there that took in the viaduct.
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