The River Severn

Aquila Constellation Class luxury narrowboat for hire

Boating on the River Severn offers an unforgettable journey through stunning natural landscapes and historic landscapes. And there are plenty of waterside pubs to stop at and wildlife to watch out for along the way.

Rising in the Cambrian Mountains of Wales and running 220 miles to the Bristol Channel, the River Severn is Britain’s longest river. It passes through picturesque landscapes, including rolling hills, quaint villages, and lush greenery. As you navigate its waters, you’ll encounter breathtaking views that showcase the beauty of the British countryside.

The River Severn has played a significant role throughout British history. It has served as a vital transportation route for centuries, facilitating trade and commerce between different regions. Along its banks, you’ll find numerous historical landmarks, such as medieval castles, ancient bridges, and riverside towns with rich heritage.

The River Severn is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including birds, fish, and mammals. Birdwatchers will appreciate the opportunity to spot various species of birds, such as herons, kingfishers, and swans, along the riverbanks. Additionally, the river supports populations of fish, such as salmon and trout, making it a popular destination for anglers.

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Over 55 years providing unique canal boat holidays in England and Wales.
Modern and spacious narrowboat and wide beam barge hire – from 2 to 12 berths.
Wide choice of narrowboat hire locations and canal boat holiday destinations.
Canal boat holiday routes for novices & experienced boaters.
Flexible holiday booking, no hidden costs.
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Great days out on the water.
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