28 miles/45km – GRADE – EASY – Easier route (Alternative) - An easy ride taking in the beautiful countryside along the quiet country lanes of the Severn Vale and the tow path of the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal leading you into the historic City of Gloucester and its beautiful Cathedral.
Attractions that you can see en route include; Purton Boat Graveyard, Slimbridge Wildlife and Wetlands Trust, Frampton on Severn Village Green (Largest in England), St Augustine’s Farm, Arlingham, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester Antiques Centre, Gloucester Waterways Museum, Gloucester Cathedral, Folk Museum, Soldiers of Gloucester Museum, The Tailor of Gloucester and the City Museum and Art Gallery. Gloucester boasts a wealth of fine, ancient buildings and monuments that have borne witness to countless defining moments in British history. Only a few minutes walk from the city you enter another world of ships of all shapes and sizes, in the dramatic setting of the Victorian Docks. This area has a great mix of museums, bars, cafes and the Quays Designer Outlet shopping centre.