Purton to Sharpness canoe trail
Enjoy a short gentle paddle along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal past an eerie ship graveyard.
Distance: 3 miles
Start point: Purton Village Car Park, Purton, Gloucestershire, GL13 9HU
Follow the canal alongside the River Severn. You’ll pass the hulks of abandoned boats and ships, which form the largest ship graveyard in Britain.
When the canal splits into two it’s time to turn around and head back to your starting point.
This trail has been put together by British Canoeing. Find out more about this trail.
End point: Purton Village Car Park, Purton, Gloucestershire, GL13 9HU