Stourport on Severn
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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!See our other locations
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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 Worcester 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
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Worcester from Stourport on Severn||Few Locks||4.00||10.00||14|
|Stourbridge's Industrial Heritage Glass making Quarter from Stourport||City||4.00||18.00||30|
|Droitwich Ring from Stourport||City||5.00||21.50||45|
|Tewkesbury from Stourport on Severn||Few Locks||5.00||20.50||18|
|Stourport Ring from Stourport||Kids||8.00 to 15.00||52.50||118|
|Birmingham from Stourport on Severn||City||8.00||40.00||80|
|Staffordshire and Worcestershire countryside from Stourport on Severn||Rural||8.00||39.00||62|
|Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal||Rural||8.00||53.00||82|
|Sharpness and Return from Stourport on Severn||Lock Free||8.00||41.00||0|
|Gloucester and Cotswolds towns along River Severn from Stourport||Lock Free||8.00||28.00||0|
|Stour Valley Ring from Stourport||Ring||8.00||45.00||105|
|Stratford upon Avon from Stourport on Severn||Longer Stay||11.00 to 15.00||55.50||52|
|Avon Ring from Stourport on Severn||Ring||11.00 to 15.00||69.50||145|
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Taxis : http://terrysprivatehire.com Tel 07712 35 11 11 firstname.lastname@example.org Car Hire https://www.rhinocarhire.com/
Groceries : We are a few minutes from Tesco, and if leaving Stourport on the Staffs Worcester Canal you pass a Lidl supermarket right on the towpath with both a further Tesco & Sainsburys in Kidderminster again adjacent to the Towpath and only a few hours cruising from Stourport. You can of course organise your shopping to be delivered before you arrive as we will be happy to receive it for you.
Bike Hire : Contact the marina to hire a canoe to make your holiday more exiting and adventurous!