Situated in the stunning Gloucestershire countryside
Frampton on Severn is only a stone throws away from the marina. The historical village boasts the country's longest village green, at about 22 acres in size. The area east of The Green designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and there is an abundance of Flora and Fauna. The village is a hidden gem in the countryside, with the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal running alongside the village and many local activities right on the doorstep. Just beyond the canal, runs the River Severn. Both the canal and the river boast fantastic walks and views as well as interesting places to visit such as Purton Ship Graveyard.
Saul Junction Marina is located in the Cotswolds, which is officially recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty by the Landscapes for Life charity. Nearby to the towns of Gloucester and Cheltenham there is plenty of shopping, attractions and things to see and do. With the M5 only a short distance away, you may want to pop down to the vibrate city of Bristol to see a show, go for a night out and visit the beautiful harbour side. If you don't fancy visiting the local cities there are some wonderful local towns such as Stroud and Stonehouse or visit the castle at Berkeley.
For wildlife lovers, there is the Slimbridge Wetland Centre which is only 10 minutes’ drive down the road or navigate your boat down to Slimbridge and walk to the centre. WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre is often referred to as the birthplace of modern conservation. Their founder, Sir Peter Scott, is widely remembered as one of the fathers of modern conservation. You may want to feed the birds, catch a glimpse of a baby flamingo or see the otters’ playful swimming.
We are close to the Welsh Border meaning you can enjoy the beautiful south Welsh coast line and we are just under 2 hours to the Brecon Beacons National Park. You will never be stuck for things to do whether you want to get out and explore the local area or relax in the marina on your boat.
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