Severn Way - 338km long-distance trail in the UK

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Severn Way, Mid Wales & Western England, UK


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The Severn Way is a waymarked long-distance footpath in the United Kingdom, which follows the course of the River Severn through Mid Wales and western England.

According to the Long Distance Walkers Association the Severn Way is 224 miles (360 km)

The source of the River Severn is high on Plynlimon, in the uplands of mid Wales, from where both river and walk descend to LlanidloesNewtown, Powys and Welshpool. It then follows the towpath of the Montgomeryshire Canal, passing through ShrewsburyShropshire and the Severn Gorge. It passes the cradle of the Industrial Revolution at Ironbridge before passing through Bridgnorth, Hampton Loade and Highley (in Shropshire), and Bewdley in Worcestershire, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcester, Upton-upon-Severn and Tewkesbury. It enters Gloucestershire and passes through Gloucester itself before passing Berkeley Castle and following the Severn Estuary past Slimbridge. Originally, the path finished at Severn Beach, but it has recently been extended to Bristol via Lawrence Weston, Shirehampton and through the Avon Gorge. [source]




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