This lively Georgian Town on the River Severn (the UK’s largest river) creates unlimited leisure opportunities. There are vibrant shopping streets, extensive choice of places to eat and drink, events, attractions and activities, on and by the water in the surrounding picturesque Severn Valley.
The restored and unique historic canal basin – home to over 100 boats – provides a tranquil and picturesque scene, a heritage exhibition as well as events including a Stourport Canal Basins Discovery Trail (on selected days). Coupled with The Riverside Meadows and Amusement amenity you will find plenty of entertainment around this area.
The town has a unique and fascinating history dating back to when the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal was completed in 1771 and water continues to play a key role in its daily life.