Saul Junction

There must be very few places on the waterways network that demonstrate so clearly the complete shift in use from industrial to leisure as Saul Junction. We swung by (a pun for ship canal enthusiasts there) on a sunny Sunday afternoon in July and were quite charmed - with cricket on the green and an ice cream walking …

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Ellwood

I've just come back from a rather lovely holiday in the Forest of Dean, the small triangle of land between the rivers Wye and Severn. As you'd expect, it's mostly forest - pretty good forest in fact, so good for shipbuilding that it was explicitly noted as a target for the Armada. But the tranquility …