I’m on the lookout for the most dramatic viaducts you can cycle or walk across, in the UK. A bit of Googling hasn’t revealed a definitive list, so I’m building up on here – suggestions welcome.
So far, I know about:
- Howsgill Viaduct, near Consett in County Durham. 50m high, 210m long.
- Thornton Viaduct, near Bradford. 40m high, 120m long.
- Headstone Viaduct, near Bakewell in the Peak District. 15m high, 90m long.
- Larpool Viaduct, near Whitby in North Yorkshire. 60m high, 320m long.
- Bilston Glen Viaduct, near Bonnyrigg in Midlothian. 50m high, 130m long.
- Lambley Viaduct, near Haltwhistle in County Durham. 30m high, 260m long.
- Smardale Gill Viaduct, near Kirkby Stephen in the Pennines. 40m high, 220m long.
- Leaderfoot Viaduct, near Melrose in the Scottish Borders. 40m high, 250m long.
- Cefn Coed Viaduct, near Merthyr Tydfil in Wales. 35m high, 220m long.
- Hewenden Viaduct, near Bradford. 35m high, 340m long.
- Blaen Y Cwm Viaduct, near Trawsfynydd in Wales.
- Hengoed Viaduct, near Strad Mynach in Wales. 35m high, 260m long.
- Hockley Viaduct, near Winchester. 10m high, 610m long.
- Firth Viaduct, near Penicuik. 20m high, 100m long.
A useful resource is here.