Severn Beach Short South
About this walk
Wonderful views greet you along the River Severn on this great walk sponsored by SUEZ. Experience the big skies and fresh breezes. The Severn always look amazing, tide in or tide out. Great views of the Second Severn Crossing and Avonmouth. This is a there-and-back-again route. Click here to download the walk leaflet.
3 kms – a leisurely hour-and-a-half, starting at Severn Beach station.
This is an easy-access walk suitable for prams and wheelchairs. The entire route is paved. You may encounter cyclists; take care when crossing streets. There is one chicane barrier to negotiate. The route takes the easiest gradient up onto the flood defences.
Food and drink
Refreshments are available at Down’s Bakery and Shirley’s Café in Severn Beach. There is also a McColl’s in the village. There are public toilets next to the McColl’s.
The route starts and ends at Severn Beach Rail station; taking the train from Bristol is a lovely way to arrive in Severn Beach. If you do drive, you can park in the village; please park sensibly.
This walk is wheelchair and pushchair friendly.
Respect, Protect, Enjoy
Always follow the Countryside Code.
Park sensibly – don’t block gates or drives. Leave gates as you find them. Leave farm animals and machinery alone. If you think an animal’s in distress, alert the farmer. Keep to the public right of way.
Leave no trace of your visit and take your litter home. Keep your dog under effective control and pick up after your pet – dog mess can harm livestock. It is good practice to keep your dog on a lead around livestock; however, if cattle or horses try to chase your dog, it’s safer for both of you to let your dog off the lead to run away.
Plan ahead, dress for the weather, and wear appropriate clothing. You may want to bring snacks and water on your walk. Be aware you may not have a mobile signal in places during your walk.