5th February 2024

Site visit to Bristol Avon

We've started working on our new project, Future River Soundings. Last week we visited the source of the Bristol Avon, which is in a hamlet called Didmartin. We visited a really old church that only had access via a muddy field, and then followed the river to Sherston, a village on the edge of the Cotswolds. By this point it was a flowing stream. We ended up in Malmsbury, where silk mills were housed on the edge of the river up until the early 1940's. Next week we're heading to the mouth of the Avon...

Posted by Jess: 5th February 2024