ST6172 : Path beside the Avon

taken 4 months ago, near to Knowle, Bristol, Great Britain

Path beside the Avon
Path beside the Avon
Looking along the banks of the River Avon with a footpath along them. When I got to the other end there was a sign saying the paths were closed due to erosion, but I'd seen no signs from this end. The path was difficult and muddy when I did it.
River Avon (Bristol)
The River Avon is a river in the south west. To distinguish it from a number of other rivers of the same name, this river is often also known as the Bristol Avon. The name "Avon" is a derivation of the Welsh word afon, "river".
The Avon rises just north of the village of Acton Turville in South Gloucestershire, before flowing through Wiltshire. In its lower reaches from Bath to the Severn Estuary at Avonmouth near Bristol the river is navigable and known as the Avon Navigation. The river passes through both Bath and Bristol.
The Avon is the 19th longest river in the UK at 75 miles although there are just 19 miles as the crow flies between the source and its mouth in the Severn Estuary. The catchment area is 2,220 square kilometres.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6124 7225 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.8741N 2:33.5483W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 61259 72235
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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