Shaping the Landscape / The River Severn

The Severn Estuary Through Time

  • New-Passage House on the River Severn. Photo Credit: National Library of Wales
  • Chittening Warth
  • The wide expanse of the estuary at Severn Beach
  • Birds at Northwick Warth. Photo Credit: Stephen Judd

Watch our video below to see how the Severn Estuary, its wildlife and the people living beside it, have shaped each other over millennia.


Did You Know?

The beauty of the River Severn has inspired many artists over the ages, with mentions as far back as Shakespeare’s Henry IV to the present day such as Alice Oswald’s poetic meditation on moonlight, A Sleepwalk on the Severn.

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