Stourport on Severn

Stourport Basin, Engine Lane, Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire. DY13 9EP
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The Severn & Avon rivers offer stunning scenery through the Worcestershire and Gloucestershire countryside, whilst the canals throughout the West Midlands provide fun for all ages and abilities. The Inland port of Stouport on Severn lies at the junction of the River Severn and the Staffordshire / Worcestershire canal. It offers the opportunity to enjoy either river or canal cruising along routes through such places as Worcester, Gloucester, Stratford Upon Avon and Birmingham. A trip along the length of the Severn and Gloucester Canal from Stourport to Sharpness involves no manual operation of locks as they are operated by Waterways Staff. Whilst a cruise along the Birmingham to Worcester Canal will take you up the 30 Lock Tardebigge flight along with all of the locks before and after it.

Stourport-on-Severn - A beautiful Georgian town located on the River Severn and built solely as the consequence of the canals, The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal linked the River Severn with the Trent and Mersey and as a result Stourport became one of the busiest inland port in the Midlands. The town is a popular tourist town with many attractions and events for the whole family

Worcester - Built on the banks of the River Severn the city is famous worldwide for its beautiful porcelain rich in heritage the Cathedral dominates the skyline. Worcester offers a unique shopping experience mixing the high street stores with an unrivalled choice of one-off independent retailers.

The Severn Valley railway is a full-size standard-gauge railway line running regular steam-hauled passenger trains for the benefit of visitors and enthusiasts alike between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of 16 miles. Why not disembark at Bewdley & take a trip to the safari park with it's free roaming giraffes, elephants & big cats.?The train journey is full of interest, for the route follows closely the meandering course of the River Severn for most of the way on its journey between Kidderminster and bridgnorth. One highlight of the trip is the crossing of the River Severn by means of the Victoria bridge - a massive 200-foot single span, high above the water which, incidentally, features in the film 'The Thirty-nine Steps' with Robert Powell in the leading role.

Cadburys World - At the world famous chocolate factory take a tour and see the your favourite chocolate being made, visit the museum and learn the history of chocolate from the Aztec's to present day.

Canoe Hire: Contact the marina to hire a canoe to make your holiday more exiting and adventurous!

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Address : Stourport Basin, Engine Lane, Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire. DY13 9EP

By Road : Getting to Stourport by road is very simple, with good links to the M5 and M42, and A roads from Worcester, Kidderminster, Great Witley and Bewdley

By Rail : It is very easy to get a train to either Kidderminster or Hartlebury Station and transfer by bus or taxi the short distance into Stourport. For all of the latest train times and routes why not visit www.thetrainline.com

By Air : Birmingham is the closest airport, being just 23 miles away

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Groceries : Tesco Superstore within walking distance

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