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VISIT | Take a Seat next the Riverside at Sharpness | Gloucestershire


The River Severn at Sharpness
The River Severn at Sharpness

Sharpness is a peaceful spot to relax, have a picnic and enjoy the view over the River Severn situated halfway between Bristol and Gloucester


Take a seat on one of the many benches here at Sharpness and take in the view of the River Severn


Picnic or pit-stop, it matters not


Watch as the tide moves in and out and if you will take a wander along the riverside




Take a seat?
Take a seat?

"...this delightful picnic spot with its architecturally interesting pier..."



Description |


Sharpness Picnic Area is one of those special secret places that exist. Tucked at the end of the Gloucester Canal where it enters the River Severn adjacent to Sharpness Docks, it offers up a wonderful opportunity to relax and view the River Severn and the Severnside town and villages which mirror far beyond and along the opposite bank.


Stop to gaze awhile or bring a picnic. There's plenty of benches to perch upon or lean on the fence overlooking the river bank. Or consider the harbour with the canal which runs past it. The wooden piers offer great landing spots for seabirds that glide in and then out. On a sunny evening, time just rolls by. 







Directions and Map |


Head for Sharpness Docks by following directions for Berkeley and then continuing to the Riverside parking area


Longitude: -2.482004

Latitude: 51.716658


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