Planning your visit
Address: Saul Junction, Sandfield Bridge, Canal Bank, Saul, GL2 7LA View on Google map
Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing
Toilets: Toilets can be found in the Stables café and at the visitor centre
Saul Junction is where the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal meets the Stroudwater Canal and was a great meeting place for ships and crew, boats and boaters from around the world. Yes, we did say ships because Saul Junction is on the route the tall ships take from the River Severn to Gloucester Docks a few miles up the canal.
Today the junction is still popular with boaters and there are many lovely walks along the idyllic waterways. Nearby is Saul Junction Marina and Saul Junction Visitor Centre.
The centre is run by the Costwold Canals Trust. And while the Canal & River Trust is the charity that cares for 2,000 miles of waterways (including the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal), both charities work together on a number of projects around Saul Junction and the Stroudwater Navigation.
Places to eat:
There are picnic benches in the café area.
Download our nature spotter's guide and create your own nature trail.
By car - you'll need a car to get here. Saul Junction is just off the A38 near Stroud. There's a pay & display car park for prices please visit the Saul Junction Marina website.
Saul Junction can also be accessed along the towpath if you are travelling from Gloucester City Centre.