Severn Way Walking Holiday
Relaxed Paced
from Welshpool in Wales
to Ironbridge in England
6 nights and 5 days walking

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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

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Severn Way Walking Holiday
(Relaxed Paced)
Walking Holiday in Wales and England
from Welshpool in Wales to Ironbridge in England
via Shrewsbury

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 Welshpand, Shrewsbury, and Ironbridge.
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.

This section of the Severn Way is 47 miles of the 232 mile way-marked walking trail and is one of the most established of the national trails in the UK.

This itinerary of 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 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


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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
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

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.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Our telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.

UK +44 (0)1837 880075
or +44 (0)207 193 1252

9am to 9pm
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New York 5 hours behind UK time: 4am to 4pm EST
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Sydney 10 hours ahead of UK time: 7pm to 7am EADT
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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.

This is one of our Cotswolds and Severn Valley Walking Holidays, and also one of our River Walking Holidays.

Severn Way walking holiday with Let's Go Walking

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We have river walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland and Wales.

This is one of our categories of walking holidays.

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