GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Severn Way

224 miles (360 km)

Follow the River Severn from its source at Plynlimon in Powys, to Bristol, the mouth of the river. You start the walk at Plynlimon in upland Mid Wales, before descending into Llanidloes, Newtown, Powys, and Welshpool. The route then follows the towpath of the Montgomery Canal passing The Wrekin and continuing on through Shrewsbury, the Severn Gorge, and the historic town of Ironbridge. You then cross into Worcestershire passing Bewdley, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcester and Upton-upon-Severn in the Malvern Hills. The next section passes through Gloucestershire, visiting Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Berkeley Castle and on to the Severn Estuary and the mouth of the Severn. The final section takes you from Severn beach to Bristol via Lawrence Weston, Shirehampton and through the Avon Gorge.
The route is well waymarked with a blue and white logo.

Severn Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Severn Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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The River near the source in Powys

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Confluence of the Carno brook & the River Severn at Caersws

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The River Severn looking downstream near Apley

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Stourport on Severn

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Gloucester Cathedral, Cloister Garden

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From Whale Wharf at Littleton-upon-Severn

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