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Lydney Harbour

Lydney GL15 4ER, England
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Lydney
Type: Bodies of Water
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Lydbrook, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

There really is nothing spectacular here. There is a circular walk, when you can look at information boards and try to spot distant landmarks, and there are locks and boats to look at. But it could make a relaxing afternoon's walk if you were in the area.

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Bedford
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18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

There has been a lot of effort put into supplying educational features around the harbour. The holes you can look through at different landmarks are specially drilled at the correct compass bearing which is great for all to see. The harbour is on several levels with a lock, views over the Severn and nearby woodland walks.

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you have an hour or so to spare, then visit Lydney Harbour. It is nicely preserved and shows the scale of the old harbour and workings. It is a rather depressing drive to get there as you have to pass derelict industrial units, but stick at it, the harbour is worth it. There are no facilities but a nice... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

An easy flat walk of @ 1 mile with seats looking across the Severn to the Severn Bridge. Only problem, toilets closed when I visited. Went to nearby Taurus Crafts for a snack. Wonderful views.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Interesting to see how life would have been when the railway was running through to the harbour and coal discharged onto barges. We enjoyed walking along the site of the old railway line, but this tourist attraction could be made much better with the provision of some toilets and a cafe at the very least.

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Knighton, Wales
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14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

As you approach you may well feel that you must either be on the wrong road or have made a mistake bothering to come but carry on through the industrial estate and you will be rewarded! Parking is very close to the harbour where you will also find the canal, a working lock and quite a few boats moored up.... More

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Devon
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6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very quite and peaceful location, but not very much to see. The parking is free !! and you can look out across the river Severn. The sea lock is still operational. No toilets or permanent refreshments/ café there. Still worth a visit.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Parked up and set off, a lovely walk with great views across the Brizzol Channel (you have to say it in an Avon accent) and down to the awesome bridge. Wheelchair accessible paths, lots of informative signage about this history and area.

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Llanwrtyd Wells, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

this is a brilliant stroll and really interesting bit of social / industrial history. What made us laugh most though were the permanent signs and maps from the regeneration project with the anotation of Toilets not in Use. Also the H&S execs had gone a bit overboard with there signage - which made us laugh all the more... if only... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This little gem will be fantastic once restored. The old industrial area on the way is sad but keep going the view and lock area is worth the journey.

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