A video of the River Severn immediately catches the eye. Taken by drone?

The old bridge above and Sharpness below

Purton above and ships graveyard below

Saul Junction and Marina

Traditional canal dress

Joe Skinner who Tony knew from his canal restoration days in Coventry

Charming and knowledgeable curator Chris who took us up to floor two that is not quite open yet!

An interesting display outlining how women worked the waterways during WWII

Dressed for filming the quayside and the Erl of Pembroke. Note the bay windows are part of Weatherspoons pub!

Some old photos The one below was taken at Hawkesbury in 1907

We moored Matilda here where the two barges are. You can catch a glimpse of the cathedral

How times change! Now the CRT are so keen to get walkers and cyclists on the towpath that sometimes we feel boaters are ignored!

The museum has a coffee shop and outdoor exhibits too, so add it to your list of places to visit

 

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