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Portishead, located on the North Somerset coast close to where the River Avon enters the Bristol Channel offers fine views across the Channel to the Welsh coastline and an excellent place to watch the traffic of large and small ships that travel this stretch of water. The town offers both open air and indoor swimming pools and an attractive marina with a range of local shops close by.

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Sailing from: Portishead Marina.

Postcode: BS20 7AF

Access: By road – M5 Junction 19 / A369.

Car parking: Parking in Portishead can be problematic. There is a regular bus service from the Long Ashton Park and Ride. There are also limited opportunities for pay and display car parking

Public transport: Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station (7.5 miles). Frequent local buses from Bristol include X2 & X3

Please use www.travelinesw.com to plan your journey.


Additional local information: VisitBristol Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 0906 711 2191

    Cruise River Severn &  Bridges
    Relax on board with this sailing up the River Severn, under the Old & New Severn Bridges. Subject to time and tidal conditions we may proceed a little way beyond Beachley towards Sharpness. Get a warm lunch in the on board restaurant or bring your own picnic!
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    Music Cruise: River Severn & Bridges
    The classic evening Showboat cruise! Cruise up & under the two bridges spanning the River Severn, taking in their impressive structures plus far reaching views of Wales and North Somerset as a live band plays in the Britannia Lounge. Relax on deck, with a drink in the bar or have a meal in our restaurant.
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