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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Directions to Stourport on Severn

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 information about train timetables and ticket costs for all mainline rail transport please go to

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

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Routes from Stourport on Severn
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Canal Boating Routes from Stourport on Severn
Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
Worcester from Stourport on Severn Few Locks 3.00 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
Canal Boats from Stourport on Severn
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Canal Boats operating from Stourport on Severn
Bright Star Canal Boat
Class : Star8-2
(Sleeps a maximum of 8 People).

Dark Star Canal Boat
Class : Star7
(Sleeps a maximum of 7 People).

Dawn Star Canal Boat
Class : Star7-2
(Sleeps a maximum of 7 People).

Eastern Star Canal Boat
Class : Star5
(Sleeps a maximum of 5 People).

Gyptian Star Canal Boat
Class : Star25
(Sleeps a maximum of 6 People).

North Star Canal Boat
Class : Star12
(Sleeps a maximum of 12 People).

Star Gazer Canal Boat
Class : Star8
(Sleeps a maximum of 10 People).

Western Star Canal Boat
Class : Star5
(Sleeps a maximum of 5 People).

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Taxis : Tel 07712 35 11 11 Car Hire

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!