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Highley to Bewdley along the River Severn

County/Area - Shropshire & Worcestershire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 50 feet / 15 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SO749830
Lat 52.444382 // Long -2.370705
Postcode WV16 6NU (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This linear walk follows the River Severn south from Highley to the bustling town of Bewdley. The return uses the Severn Valley Railway with its beautifully preserved stations and steam hauled trains. The route uses a section of the Severn Way and also a part of the North Worcestershire Path.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 218Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 218Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 138Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 138Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 2092 Highley from the Severn Valley Country Park - easy/mod - 4.5 miles/7.3 km

Walk 1933 Wyre Forest & River Severn from Upper Arley - easy/mod - 7.6 miles/12.4 km

Walk 2807 The River Severn from Hampton Loade to Bridgnorth - easy/mod - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 2466 The Severn Valley from Trimpley Reservoir - easy - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 2288 Pound Green and Dowles Brook from Hawkbatch - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Walk 1451 The Dudmaston Estate near Bridgnorth - easy - 4.0 miles/6.5 km

Walk 1603 Bodenham, Shatterford Wood and Castle Hill - easy/mod - 5.5 miles/8.9 km

Walk 2131 Wyre Forest National Nature Reserve, Bewdley - easy - 3.3 miles/5.3 km

Walk 2248 Wimperhill Wood and Longdon Orchard, Wyre Forest - easy - 4.0 miles/6.5 km

Walk 2874 Enville Estate and the Sheepwalks - easy - 4.0 miles/6.5 km

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