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Purton Ships Graveyard

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Purton Ships Graveyard

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John S wrote a review Dec 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom366 contributions148 helpful votes
Some friends recommended this place to us as being of interested so on a dry Sunday afternoon we made the journey. The car park and the adjoining road was packed with cars so we realised this is a popular destination. Lots of people walking, most wearing wellies and lots of dogs and children! The path was quite muddy in places but not impassable and it was a lovely walk with the canal towpath on one side and the Severn on the other side. 2/3rds of the way along towards Sharpness you see the ruins of the old railway bridge. The hulks themselves are of interest but there is not a lot to see.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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AngelaM007 wrote a review Oct 2020
Westbury, United Kingdom1,753 contributions184 helpful votes
We arrived here just as the sun was going down on a cruise on the Gloucester and Sharpness canal. Our skipper gave us a very interesting talk about the area. As it was misty and the sun going down it was very haunting. Very interesting place which I had never heard of before but well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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bobkat666 wrote a review Oct 2020
Colchester, United Kingdom231 contributions35 helpful votes
wow what a surprise, you have to come down here and take a look for yourselves. i have seen these types concrete barges before at walton on the naze. but there are also wooden ones here as well.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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steven t wrote a review Sep 2020
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Not much to say really its makes for a nice afternoon walk with the dog, and interesting to read the name plates on the boats.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Chris Stevenson wrote a review Aug 2020
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom79 contributions32 helpful votes
Expected to be the only people here - was wrong, it was heaving, parking a bit of a nightmare. Worth the effort though, very photogenic, decaying hulks from a time gone by. The local pub seems to have closed down a long time ago so don't expect to be able to buy a drink!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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