Orwell Bridge - From Orwell Country Park, United Kingdom

Orwell Bridge - From Orwell Country Park, United Kingdom
Orwell Bridge - From Orwell Country Park, United Kingdom
Orwell Bridge is an iconic suspension bridge located in Suffolk, UK, spanning the River Orwell estuary and connecting the Shotley Peninsula with the mainland going towards Ipswich. An impressive feat of modern engineering, the bridge opened in 1982, replacing an ageing ferry service. The bridge measures 1,184m long and 80m wide, giving unobstructed views of the surrounding countryside and riverside villages. The bridge carries the A14 road over the river, allowing for an uninterrupted route between Felixstowe and Ipswich, helping to reduce traffic congestion. The views from the bridge are some of the best in the county, offering stunning vistas of rolling countryside and riverside scenery. The bridge is also popular among photographers, birdwatchers and walkers, who come to explore the beautiful surrounding area and diverse wildlife.