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Lydney Harbour

Address: Lydney GL15 4ER, England
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Ranked #5 of 9 Attractions in Lydney
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Lydney Harbour is a hidden historic Gem - a surviving 19th century industrial harbour on the edge of Gloucestershires Coal Fields - for many years its been sleeping, but its about to wake up . . many reviews here reference that apart from looking wonderful and unexpectedly beautful - there's nothing to do here - well imagine this harbour coming... More 

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Lydney, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The old harbour is really nice for walking and looking at the boats, or watching the tide come in. There are also a few boards with local information and history on, but not many. There could be lot more to down there but after an hour you'll have seen, read, and done everything there is to do down there.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We came upon this in the depths of winter and it was fascinating to walk around and look across the river, e.g. toward Sharpness where we had recently been. The maps and info boards are quite helpful. Yes, it would be nicer in summer to have cafes and toilets but we hadn't expected them - just followed the brown sign.... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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251 reviews 251 reviews
43 attraction reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We drove here thinking there would be nice little cafes to sit and have a coffee, how wrong we were. We did sit and take in the so called view. Not worth the detour

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Rather disappointed when we arrived, as there were works going on to improve the parking area and in the harbour so quite a lot fenced off. Walking through to the harbour was shocked to see something so well advertised had nothing there, nothing open not even to get a cup of tea. We did wander about to ensure we hadn't... More 

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Lydney, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

As I live in Lydney, I have visited this place on many, many occasions. This place is good for people of all ages; Walking, Cycling, Dog Walking, Boating, Photography or just to admire the views. It also has a Yacht Club on-site and a place to store boats. It is also a popular place for -bird watching'. The only improvements... More 

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Kirkby-in-Ashfield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It is a good walk to the harbour from Lydney centre but well worth it. The walk along the river is pleasant. The harbour is different and very visitor friendly, except there are no toilet. There is disabled persons' access from one side of the harbour to the other.

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Nottinghamshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Seemed further than expected from Lydney but interesting and attractive waterside wander with some unusual rock reveals (look through the holes in the rocks).

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Bath, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

this should not be a tourist attraction, unless you have a boat there, or have a dog to walk... don't bother.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Not much there, but it's in a lovely area with great views across the estuary. There weren't many boats to see, but the yacht club had coffee and cakes for sale and the sun was shining!

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