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“Canal Treat”

Ranked #12 of 82 things to do in Gloucester
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

A trip on this canal is so peaceful. You go through lovely countryside enjoying the scenery, and if you go towards Pirton, you can dock and have a picnic. Very restful. If you make your way back to Saul Junction, there is a cafe that serves good food and snacks. It does get very busy on Bank holidays, but the staff are very cheerful, and the food is worth waiting for.

Thank Charlotte J
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Our Party was on an afternoon canal trip with our French visitors to our Town Twin association from Wales. We went from the docks to Saul junction sailing the waterways for the afternoon. The weather was good so plenty of pics were taken of moored canal barges along the way. We had a delightful cream tea on our return sail back which was inc in the fare.The boat had a bar with a lower inside and upper open viewing deck. What a lovely way to spend an afternoon. There were baby ducks and swans and many fishermen enjoying the canal route with us.

Thank Anna B
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

The dockland redevelopment is nearly complete. The walking vehicle access routs and clear and most attractive, The huge victorian warehouse blocks fit in well with the new blocks of flats, The waterways with many different boats make it an interesting place to visit.. We ate at three different venues, but there a many others to suit all tastes and pockets

Thank braithwaite12
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Reviewed May 21, 2013

well done waterways and now the trust for maintaining the canal, and continue to improve it. between the towpath and the severn are is of the most significant maritime history locatiions; the purton wrecks. this is such a treasure trove, and increasingly well known and looked after. a splendid gang of volunteers who sometimes give guided walks.

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Very enjoyable canal cruise. Only 45 minutes and it was just right. We were very lucky with the weather and it was definitely a good way to see Gloucester from a different angle! The commentary was very entertaining too,

Thank Maria P
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