Located six miles to the south of Gloucester, Parkend Bridge Moorings are perfectly situated to explore the impressive engineering and stunning scenery of the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal.
The site is approximately 170 metres long and provides space for 10 vessels moored against the towpath.
The site is along Castle Lane, off the A38 at Parkend Bridge near Epney. From the M5, junction 12, head south along the A38, turn right at Moreton Valence and follow the signs for Epney and Longney, approx half a mile from the A38. The site is approximately six and a half miles south of Gloucester.
Gloucester, Stonehouse or Stroud
There is a refuse disposal point at this site, which is adjacent to the towpath access gate.
The nearest water point, refuse disposal, elsan, pump-out, toilets, showers and launderette facilities can be found at Saul Junction, approximately one and a half miles south. A boat repair yard with crane & dry dock facilities is also available there.
Llanthony Pontoons, approximately six miles north, has a water point, refuse disposal, elsan and pump-out. On the north side of Llanthony Pontoons at Harbour House, just inside Gloucester Docks, there is also a shared toilet facility.
There is no car park at this site. However, there is a small lay-by in the lane that runs alongside the canal.
The local village of Frampton-on-Severn, approximately three miles south, has a local store, a post office and two pubs. There are supermarkets, post office, banks, pubs and restaurants in Quedgeley, approximately three and a half miles north.
Diesel, petrol and gas can be purchased from A P Fuels, which is between Sandfield Bridge and Fretherne Bridge, approximaely two and a half miles south.
The mooring site has no access restrictions and can be viewed at anytime.