Bridgnorth to Arley

Bridgnorth to Arley – 10.5 miles with Severn Valley Steam Railway return

This is our recommended day trip on the river Seven going from Bridgnorth to Arley. It is a 10.5 mile paddle downstream in a canoe or kayak.

Bridgnorth to Arley

Bridgnorth to Arley route description

After setting off from Bridgnorth you will start the 6 miles paddle to Hampton Loade where we would recommend having lunch at the River and Rail inn or taking a picnic to eat outdoors. The rest of the trip to Arley is a gentle 4.5 miles.

The return journey is on the Severn Valley Steam Railway, which delivers you back to the train station at Bridgnorth, a 10 minute walk from your start point.

Canoe Hire from Bridgnorth to Arley

Distance: 10 miles
Time: 1 full day in a canoe and kayak


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What’s included?

  • Boat hire, either canoe or kayak depending on your preference
  • Paddles
  • Buoyancy aids
  • Waterproof barrel
  • River Map
  • Steam train ride back to your start point on the Severn Valley Railway
  • Safety brief and basic instruction before setting off