Coombe Hill Basin

Terminal basin for the Coombe Hill Canal
The Wharf, Coombe Hill, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Coombe Hill Basin is a minor waterways place at the end of the Coombe Hill Canal; past Severn - Coombe Hill Canal Junction (Junction of the River Severn and the long derelict and abandoned Coombe Hill Canal) (2 miles and 6 furlongs and 1 lock to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Severn - Coombe Hill Canal Junction is Wainlode Lane Bridge; 2 miles and 4¼ furlongs away.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Mainline railway stations (6902 away); Halfords car and outdoor shops (5715 away); Lloyds Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (5200 away); Nationwide Building Society cashpoints (ATM machines) (5425 away); Santander Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (2, nearest is 6885 away); Sainsbury's supermarkets (5129 away)

The place is a basin.

User contributed information about Coombe Hill Basin
Not navigable - a few yards by canoe. This canal was intended to travel by tunnel through Coombe hill, and then accross the Golden Valley to serve Cheltenham and the area. It came too late - the development of the Cheltenham to Gloucestershire light railway resulted in the proposed canal becoming un-ecconomic A very delightful walk from either the basin to the river, or in the other direction, passing a wild bird sanctuary (best visited in winter).
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