Frampton on Severn

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Frampton On Severn

2nd August 2021

We parked at The Green and met friends, then walked past the church to Splatt Bridge, which opened after we had crossed.


The next swing bridge opened too – good to see some activity on the water

The walk was followed by lunch at a cafe


Frampton Manor Gardens

24th June 2021 – A visit with Stroud Local History Society

Frampton Manor is very old, with old additions and the gardens are lovely

The Wool Barn


Frampton, Fretherne and Framilode

2nd June 2020               6 miles                       Map of walk

From The Green at Frampton on Severn we walked to the River Severn, then across the Arlingham Peninsula to see the River Severn again. We followed the River Frome to Saul Junction and walked along the Gloucester to Sharpness canal back to Frampton.


At the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal

The River Severn where it bends – the tide is out

Fretherne Church – it is highly decorated inside – see pictures here

This row of houses has matching chimneys and windows

Former School built in 1873

An old bus

The River Severn again

This was the Darrell Arms until it closed in 1991

Framilode Church built in 1854, by the river

It has a fish weathervane and a fish on the lamp

This is the Stroudwater Canal


We soon find water and Moorhens with three babies (two in the photo)

This is the River Frome – it is narrower here than it is in Stroud

A friendly goat enjoys a rub against my walking poles

Saul Junction, where the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal crosses the Stroudwater Canal


More photos of Saul Junction are here

The canal boat is called Cadbury Wharf and is by the old Cadbury factory

There is room to turn around here

Horse in disguise, with masks and coats

Back at Frampton Green


Frampton on Severn and the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

19th January 2020

A lovely sunny afternoon for a walk along the village green and back along the canal


Frampton and Saul

2nd January  2015

On a lovely sunny day, we parked at Frampton on Severn, walked through the village to the church, then along the Gloucester & Sharpness canal to Saul, along a short stretch of the Stroudwater Navigation canal, then back to Frampton.

Click here for a map of the walk Distance 4.25 miles. Time 2 h 25 mins

Looking across Rosamund’s Green, reputed to be the longest village green in England, towards 18th century Frampton CourtS1054732 copy

The Wool Barn, Frampton Court Estate c.1550. Before Christmas we went to a craft fair in here.S1054735 copy

16th century ManorS1054736 copy

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Old sign from a former brewery in StroudS1054738 copy

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Former National School, with Victorian postboxS1054741 copy

17th century tythe barnS1054742 copy

Frampton ChurchS1054744 copy

Gloucester & Sharpness canal, from Splatt BridgeS1054746 copy

Bridgeman’s house by Splatt bridgeS1054747 copy

The only boat we saw moving was the PyewacketS1054750 copy

River Severn, with flooded fields in frontS1054754 copy

Towards the houses on Frampton village greenS1054756 copy

Fretherne Bridge, and the former Cadbury Chocolate Factory, built 1916, closed 1983.S1054757 copy

The Pyewacket returnsS1054759 copy

Saul JunctionS1054760 copy

Junction of Gloucester & Sharpness ship canal, (constructed 1818 to 1827), with the Stroudwater Navigation (opened in 1779)S1054762 copy

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal – the ducks like it hereS1054763 copy

Stroudwater CanalS1054767 copy

Saul MarinaS1054768 copy

Back at The Green, the sun is going downS1054769 copy

More photos of Saul Junction

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