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Minsterworth

Towns and Villages in or near Gloucester


Description

Minsterworth lies on the border of Gloucester, on the north bank of the River Severn (effectively on the western side of the river) and on the A48 road between Gloucester and Chepstow.

Minsterworth is one of the best places to view the Severn Bore, where people can be seen surfing and water skiing from the local water ski club.

The village has a long history, at one stage being owned by the rebellious baron Simon de Montfort. Its economy used to be heavily involved with salmon-fishing in the Severn, as illustrated by a carving in the local church of three salmon caught in a fishing net. Fishing for elvers remains an important activity. The local church, St Peter's, lies right next to the river, with three ancient yews in the churchyard.


Features

  • Towns and Villages

Location




O/S Ref: SO7717

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Minsterworth is situated on the A48 Gloucester to Chepstow road, approximately 5 miles from Gloucester.

  • Gloucester
  • Westbury-on-Severn

Events


Severn Bore

11th February 2020 - 12th February 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Severn Bore

10th March 2020 - 13th March 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Severn Bore

8th April 2020 - 11th April 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Severn Bore

7th May 2020 - 9th May 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Severn Bore

18th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Severn Bore

16th October 2020 - 19th October 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Severn Bore

15th November 2020 - 17th November 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester