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Address: Lydney GL15 4ER, England

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Nice walk with great views

Did the walk as part of our trip on the Dean Forest Railway, got off at Lydney junction and walked along the old trackbed to Lydney Harbour (about 2 miles round trip) which has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did the walk as part of our trip on the Dean Forest Railway, got off at Lydney junction and walked along the old trackbed to Lydney Harbour (about 2 miles round trip) which has great views over the River Severn to Sharpness and beyond, no facilities at Lydney harbour, but a nice place to picnic.

Thank fabatfiftyCambs
Southampton UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A little forgotten backwater which looks like it will get some investment. well worth a stop for a walk and a look around glad places like this are being saved.

Thank SouthamptonUKAndy22
St Ives, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately the weather wasn't very good. It would be a good dog walk down the River Severn and around the corner along by the boats. There was plenty of free parking.

Thank lesnoless
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from the Dean forest railway station with the dog and my 9 year old (and grandparents). Ideal for a dog walk to stretch her legs and the stones that look to main points Re interesting I'm not sue much else to do but it doesn't promise to be anything else except a harbour

Thank Vikki K
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for a walk by the side of the River Severn. You drive from Lydney though a very run down industrial estate and arrive at the harbour which is small with a few boats and a series of locks. There is a small car park and you can walk down to the waters edge and then... More 

Thank Mplipm
Caloundra, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This harbour is reached by driving through a really run down area and just when you want to give up it appears like a little gem! A very historic tall ship harbour that shipped in coal to be sent by canal barge to Cornwall to make the cast iron machinery for the famous beam engines as Cornwall has no coal... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much here, but that adds to the charm. We visited after school one evening so were limited on time it was lovely and quiet. We will be back soon to take on some of the walks around the area.

Thank teammumford
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249 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A lovely waterside location - very peaceful and with interesting interpretation panels, but so much potential for further development of this area for tourists.

Thank Peter R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The old harbour has been lovingly restored in recent years and there are lots of information boards to tell the story of the docks' heyday. The views across the Severn are great and it is a peaceful place to go for a wander around and for a picnic. We were there for about an hour.

Thank Alistair E
Milton Keynes
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Very well maintained harbour with lots of information boards detailing the historic past of the area. Good walks and wrecks to explore around the area. Free parking.

Thank Alan K

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