Saltford lock weir entrance is a minor waterways place on the river avon kennet and avon navigation between river avon junction 5 miles and 7 furlongs and 2 locks to the east and hanham lock weir exit 5 miles and 3 furlongs and 4 locks to the west. You will be greeted by grassy picnic areas rope swings and small secluded spots as you soak up the sun.
For a lovely afternoon out why not cycle to saltford weir along the cycle path from.
Saltford weir bristol. Netham lock is the point at netham in bristol at which boats from the river avon gain access to bristol s floating harbour. The river avon at saltford image. Accessible from bristol through the bike path you can enjoy a spot of wild swimming or just a quick dip in the freshing water.
The weir side of the island is also the mouth of the river chew. Coming from bath turn off the a4 to the right down a narrow lane signed riverside inn go under the railway bridge keep going through to a t junction turn right. Hanham is the last tidal lock after which the river is joined by brislington brook.
Next to the jolly sailor pub in saltford just off the a4 between bath and bristol. Guide to the bristol avon saltford weir name of river. A teenager s death in the river avon was an avoidable tragedy according to a man who recently rescued another boy from the same weir at saltford.
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