Worcester’s lovely marina connected to the River Severn.
Diglis Marina is located on the edge of the beautiful city of Worcester and connects directly to the River Severn. Before being renovated the area was where the larger river boats unloaded their cargos onto the narrowboats that would then use the Birmingham-Worcester canal. In this way, goods could make their way by water all the way from the larger docks at Gloucester all the way to the city of Birmingham and beyond.
Today the area is a smart canal-boat marina with sights to see and places to eat including one that is served by a floating café. At any time there are usually more than 50 vessels docked in the basin. Boat trips and excursions are available, particularly during the summer months. A series of locks connect the marina basin to the River Severn and walking paths run along the banks all the way into the city and Worcester Bridge.
To the south of Diglis Marina are the Diglis river-locks – said to be the one of the largest and deepest of their type in the country – as well as the recently built Diglis Pedestrian Bridge. From the edge of the Marina there are exception views of the River as it flows past the medieval cathedral. The whole marina region has become popular with cyclists, dog walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. This is definitely a little known gem to visit and a fantastic example of canal regeneration.
ADDRESS & CONTACT
Diglis Marina, Diglis Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom – WR5 3GL
Sat Nav Postcode: WR5 3GL
Sat Nav Postcode Parking: WR5 3GL