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Sharpness

Sharpness is a small port in Gloucestershire located on the eastern banks of the River Severn. A picnic area provides a useful place for viewing the movements of coastal shipping traffic along the upper reaches of the river. Close by is Berkeley Castle, the historic city of Gloucester and the Cotswolds.

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Sailing from: Sharpness Old Dock.
 

Postcode: GL13 9UN

Access: By road- M5 Junction 13 or 14 / A38/ B4066. Follow signs to docks.

Car parking: Parking at Old Dock. 5 mins walk from Quay.

Public transport: Cam & Dursley rail station (6 miles) and taxi.
Local bus stop: Sharpness, Hinton Turn [short walk]. Stagecoach West Bus service number 88 from Bristol.
Please use
http://www.travelinesw.com/ to plan your journey.

Additional local information: Thornbury Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01454 281638
Stroud Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01453 760960


    Cruise & explore: Clevedon [coach return]
    Sail down the River Severn under the Old & New Bridges to dock at Clevedon's famous Victorian Pier, gateway to this charming town. Take in far-reaching views over the estuary, check out the independent shops or a film in the Curzon Community Cinema & Arts Centre. Inclusive coach return. Pre-booking advised.
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    Cruise & explore: Ilfracombe [coach return from Clevedon]
    Take the classic Bristol Channel excursion to the vibrant and historic North Devon town of Ilfracombe for time ashore. Relax with a harbourside ice cream, afternoon tea or pique your curiosity at the Ilfracombe Museum & Aquarium. On return, passengers disembark at Clevedon for inclusive coach back to Sharpness.
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    Cruise & explore: Clevedon [coach return]
    Sail down the River Severn under the Old & New Bridges to dock at Clevedon's famous Victorian Pier, gateway to this charming town. Take in far-reaching views over the estuary, check out the independent shops or a film in the Curzon Community Cinema & Arts Centre. Inclusive coach return. Pre-booking advised.
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    Cruise Welsh Coast & Holm Islands [coach return from Clevedon]
    Sail down the River Severn under the Old & New Bridges to dock at Clevedon's famous Victorian Pier. Continue to sail out around the mysterious Holm Islands whilst learning about their histories with the on board commentary. On return, passengers disembark at Clevedon for inclusive coach return.
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