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Written by Pete Lawson - 03 Feb 2004
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Location notes
About 2 miles north of Bristol Temple Meads between Stapleton Road and Filton Abbey Wood stations. On the mainline south bound to South West, northbound to London via Bristol Parkway and Wales.
Railway type and traffic
Cross country, local services and a reasonable amount of freight.
Also local workings from the Severn Beach line join the mainline at this location.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Narroways Junction, Bristol
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Open fields with great views across the whole south of Bristol. Excellent site for a picnic!
Road directions
From the M32 motorway heading into Bristol.
Leave at junction 2 making a right turn onto Muller Road. This is a horrible and huge roundabout and it is very easy to take the wrong turning and leave the roundabout one turn early entering the Tesco's carpark! Keep your eyes peeled and watch out for motorists changing lanes at the last minute.. Go straight through the traffic light controlled crossroads, and take the second left into Stottbury Road just before the pedestrian crossing. Park the car close to Spalding Close and look for the footpath between houses on the right hand side directly opposite AllFoxton Road. Follow the footpath until you reach the railway footbridges then pick a spot.
Total time about 5-10 minutes from Motorway.

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Narroways Junction, Bristol map co-ordinates
Anywhere on Stottbury Road or AllFoxton Road. The car should be safe and the area is a neighbourhood watch area.
Public transport
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No amenities at the location. There is a giant Tescos nearby, and local shops and some good pubs in Saint Werburghs at the end of the footpath.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Narroways Junction, Bristol

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Streetmap links
Narroways Junction, Bristol general view map
Narroways Junction, Bristol close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Narroways Junction, Bristol

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Photographic notes
Panoramic views to the south, but a limited view North. Great lighting with the sun sweeping across the whole field of vision.
No lighting at the location for night photography.
Links to photographs at this location

The Bristol Railway Station Archive
Andy Dunnett's Bristol - Narroways

General views - All photographs © Pete Lawson unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking north

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