Built in 1726, this is the world’s oldest surviving railway bridge. This impressive arch, 80ft in height and with a span of 100ft, once carried a horse-drawn waggonway. It is now within a picnic area with interpretive displays including a replica coal chaldron.


Address: Causey Stanley Co. Durham NE16 5EG

  • Telephone: 0191 372 9100
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Unrestricted access. 0600-2300. Visit website for details.


  • By Bus: 30, 31


  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

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