Barmouth Bridge is Grade II* listed and is around 700 metres long and contains wooden trestles supported by cast iron piers. It is one of the longest wooden viaducts in the UK.

It forms the main link from the southern and northern ends of the Mawddach Estuary and the Cambrian Coast railway. It is also the end (or starting) point of The Mawddach Trail footpath which runs the old line from Dolgellau. Tolls used to be collected at the Barmouth side, but this ended in 2013.

Barmouth Bridge from the Hills

Barmouth Bridge from the Hills

The Barmouth side of the bridge originally contained a drawbridge to allow tall boats to pass, but that was later replaced by a swing section.

Barmouth Bridge

Barmouth Bridge

 

Barmouth Bridge Ticket

Barmouth Bridge Ticket

 

Barmouth Bridge Ticket

Barmouth Bridge Ticket

 

Barmouth Bridge Ticket

Barmouth Bridge Ticket

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