Severn Way Walking Holiday
in Wales and England
from the Source in Wales
to the estuary at Bristol England
Relaxed Pace

Severn Way walking holiday in Wales and England with Lets Go Walking

Severn Way walking holiday in Wales and England with Lets Go Walking

Severn Way walking holiday in Wales and England with Lets Go Walking

Severn Way walking holiday in Wales and England with Lets Go Walking

A 232 mile walking route from the source of the River Severn in Wales to the mouth where the River Severn flows into the Bristol Channel.

Severn Way walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

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Severn Way Walking Holiday
River Walking Holiday in Wales and England
from Source Hafren Forest Wales to Bristol in England
via Welshpool, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Worcester, Tewkesbury and Gloucester

The Severn Way is a 232 mile way-marked walking trail and is one of the most established of the national trails in the UK. You can walk the entire route in one holiday, split it into several holidays, or just pick the section of the trail that interests you.
The River Severn, the longest river in the United Kingdom, rises in the Cambrian Mountains of Mid-Wales and flows through Powys, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, flowing out into the Bristol Channel.

This walking holiday passes through the famous Severn towns of Llanidloes, Welshpool, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Bridgnorth, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Gloucester and Bristol.
This self-guided UK walking holiday on The Severn Way makes a varied and interesting hiking tour. The Severn Way passes through some of England’s most charming landscape, full of wildlife, stunning scenery and history.

We offer 2 types of itinerary on the Severn Way walking holiday:
Please see our standard pace webpage.
On this page we detail our relaxed pace itineraries.

Relaxed Pace, 5 suggested itineraries:

Please see details below

The Severn Way walking holiday connects with:

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Severn Way Walking Holiday
(Relaxed Paced)

from Source to Bristol (Downstream)
via Welshpool, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Worcester, Tewkesbury and Gloucester
27 day itinerary
25 days walking and 26 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Llanidloes
Day 2: transfer to Hafren Forest,
           walk to the Source and then back to Hafren Forest
           transfer back to Llanidloes for overnight         7 miles
Day 3: transfer to Hafren Forest, walk to Llanidloes  8 miles
Day 4: Llanidloes to Caersws                                   9.75 miles
Day 5: Caersws to Abermule                                    12.5 miles
Day 6: Abermule to Welshpool                                 10.5 miles
Optional Day: in Welshpool
Day 7: Welshpool to Crew Green                              11.5 miles
Day 8: Crew Green to Montford Bridge                 8.75 miles
Day 9: Montford Bridge to Shrewsbury                  6.75 miles
Optional Day: in Shrewsbury
Day 10: Shrewsbury to Wroxeter                             9.75 miles
Day 11:
Wroxeter to Ironbridge                                    10 miles
Optional Day: in Ironbridge
Day 12: Ironbridge to Bridgnorth                             9.25 miles
Optional Day: in Bridgnorth
Day 13: Bridgnorth to Upper Arley                         10.25 miles
Day 14: Upper Arley to Shrawley                               11.5 miles
Day 15: Shrawley to Worcester                                 8.75 miles
Optional Day: in Worcester
Day 16: Worcester to Upton on Severn                         12 miles
Day 17: Upton on Severn to Tewkesbury                        7 miles
Optional Day: in Tewkesbury
Day 18: Tewkesbury to Norton                                        7 miles
Day 19: Norton to Gloucester                                          7 miles
Optional Day: in Gloucester
Day 20: Gloucester to Elmore                                          7 miles
Day 21: Elmore to Upper Framilode                                 7 miles
Day 22: Upper Framilode to Slimbridge                      12.5 miles
Optional Day: in Slimbridge
Day 23: Slimbridge to Berkeley                                   8.25 miles
Day 24: Berkeley to Aust                                                  11 miles
Day 25: Aust to Avonmouth                                            10 miles
Day 26: Avonmouth to Bristol                                          9 miles
Optional Day: in Bristol
Day 27: Depart after breakfast

£2,574pp
dbl/twin

£3,458pp
single occ

£3,848pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £49 per person depending on location

Severn Way Walking Holiday
Source to Bristol
Suggested Tour Duration
:
26 nights, 25 days walking
Total Distance:
232 miles/368 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/12.5 miles
Average Daily distance:
9 miles
Grading:
Easy/Moderate
Features:
Source of the River Severn
Powys Castle at Welshpool
Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway
Shrewsbury Castle and Shrewsbury Abbey
Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site
Severn Valley Steam Railway (Bridgnorth to Kidderminster)
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
Worcester Cathedral
The Commandery at Worcester
Tudor House Museum at Worcester
Museum of Royal Worcester Porcelain at Worcester
Tewkesbury Abbey
Gloucester Cathedral
Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
The Severn Bore (dependent on tides)
Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge
SS Great Britain in Bristol
Bristol Cathedral
This route connects with:
Glyndwrs Way
Offas Dyke Path
Kennet and Avon Canal Towpath
Somerset Coast Path
Shropshire Way

Severn Way Walking Holiday
(Relaxed Paced)

from Source to Welshpool (Downstream)
via Hafren Forest and Llanidloes
7 day itinerary
5 days walking and 6 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Llanidloes
Day 2: transfer to Hafren Forest,
     walk to the Source and then back to Hafren Forest
     transfer back to Llanidloes for overnight    7 miles
Day 3: transfer to Hafren Forest,
           walk to Llanidloes                                    8 miles
Day 4: Llanidloes to Caersws                        9.75 miles
Day 5: Caersws to Abermule                         12.5 miles
Day 6: Abermule to Welshpool                      10.5 miles
Optional Day: in Welshpool
Day 7: Depart after breakfast

£594pp
dbl/twin

£798pp
single occ

£888pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £49 per person depending on location

Severn Way Walking Holiday
Source to Welshpool
Suggested Tour Duration
:
6 nights, 5 days walking
Total Distance:
48 miles/77 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/12.5 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
Easy/Moderate
Features:
Source of the River Severn
Powys Castle at Welshpool
Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway
This route connects with:
Glyndwrs Way
Offas Dyke Path

Severn Way Walking Holiday
(Relaxed Paced)

from Welshpool to Ironbridge (Downstream)
via Welshpool and Shrewsbury
7 day itinerary
5 days walking and 6 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Welshpool
Optional Day: in Welshpool
Day 2: Welshpool to Crew Green                  11.5 miles
Day 3: Crew Green to Montford Bridge      8.75 miles
Day 4: Montford Bridge to Shrewsbury      6.75 miles
Optional Day: in Shrewsbury
Day 5: Shrewsbury to Wroxeter                   9.75 miles
Day 6:
Wroxeter to Ironbridge                         10 miles
Optional Day: in Ironbridge
Day 7: Depart after breakfast

£594pp
dbl/twin

£798pp
single occ

£888pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £49 per person depending on location

Severn Way Walking Holiday
Welshpool to Ironbridge
Suggested Tour Duration
:
6 nights, 5 days walking
Total Distance:
47 miles/72 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/11.5 miles
Average Daily distance:
9 miles
Grading:
Easy/Moderate
Features:
Powys Castle at Welshpool
Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway
Shrewsbury Castle and Shrewsbury Abbey
Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site
This route connects with:
Glyndwrs Way
Offas Dyke Path
Shropshire Way

Severn Way Walking Holiday
(Relaxed Paced)

from Ironbridge to Tewkesbury (Downstream)
8 day itinerary
6 days walking and 7 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Ironbridge 
Optional Day: in Ironbridge
Day 2: Ironbridge to Bridgnorth                   9.25 miles
Optional Day: in Bridgnorth
Day 3: Bridgnorth to Upper Arley               10.25 miles
Day 4: Upper Arley to Shrawley                     11.5 miles
Day 5: Shrawley to Worcester                       8.75 miles
Optional Day: in Worcester
Day 6: Worcester to Upton on Severn             12 miles
Day 7: Upton on Severn to Tewkesbury            7 miles
Optional Day: in Tewkesbury
Day 8: Depart after breakfast

£693pp
dbl/twin

£931pp
single occ

£1,036pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £49 per person depending on location

Severn Way Walking Holiday
Ironbridge to Tewkesbury
Suggested Tour Duration
:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
59 miles/94 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/12 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
Easy/Moderate
Features:
Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site
Severn Valley Steam Railway (Bridgnorth to Kidderminster)
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
Worcester Cathedral
The Commandery at Worcester
Tudor House Museum at Worcester
Museum of Royal Worcester Porcelain at Worcester
Tewkesbury Abbey

Severn Way Walking Holiday
(Relaxed Paced)

from Tewkesbury to Bristol (Downstream)
11 day itinerary
9 days walking and 10 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Tewkesbury
Optional Day: in Tewkesbury
Day 2: Tewkesbury to Norton                     7 miles
Day 3: Norton to Gloucester                       7 miles
Optional Day: in Gloucester
Day 4: Gloucester to Elmore                       7 miles
Day 5: Elmore to Upper Framilode             7 miles
Day 6: Upper Framilode to Slimbridge   12.5 miles
Optional Day: in Slimbridge
Day 7: Slimbridge to Berkeley                 8.25 miles
Day 8: Berkeley to Aust                               11 miles
Day 9: Aust to Avonmouth                         10 miles
Day 10: Avonmouth to Bristol                      9 miles
Optional Day: in Bristol
Day 11: Depart after breakfast

£990pp
dbl/twin

£1,330pp
single occ

£1,480pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £49 per person depending on location

Severn Way Walking Holiday
Tewkesbury to Bristol
Suggested Tour Duration
:
10 nights, 9 days walking
Total Distance:
79 miles/126 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/12.5 miles
Average Daily distance:
9 miles
Grading:
Easy/Moderate
Features:
Tewkesbury Abbey
Gloucester Cathedral
Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
The Severn Bore (dependent on tides)
Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge
SS Great Britain in Bristol
Bristol Cathedral
This route connects with:
Kennet and Avon Canal Towpath
Somerset Coast Path

What’s included
in your Severn Way Walking Holiday
in Wales and England

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • Guide Book
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras
for your Severn Way Walking Holiday in Wales and England

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks

What’s not included
in your Severn Way Walking Holiday
in Wales and England

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

Severn Way Walking Holiday: How to get there:

  • By Plane to Bristol, Birmingham or London where we can arrange transfer to the start of your walk
  • By Car to start of your walk where parking is available
  • By Train/Bus to start of your walk

A 232 mile walking route from the source of the River Severn in Wales to the mouth where the River Severn flows into the Bristol Channel.

Severn Way walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

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