Coalport to Bewdley

Coalport to Bewdley- 21 miles, 2 – day trip with Severn Valley Steam Railway return

This is one of our recommended 2-day day trips on the river Seven going from Coalport to Bewdley. It is a 21 mile paddle downstream in a canoe or kayak, stopping at Hampton Loade overnight.

Coalport to Bewdley

Coalport to Bewdley route description

Day 1:

We will meet in Hampton Loade where you can leave your car. This is where you will be staying overnight.
We will take your group to Coalport where you are given your equipment and a short safety briefing before leaving.

First you will paddle the 7.5 miles to Bridgnorth, where you can stop for lunch. After setting off from Bridgnorth you will start the 6 miles paddle to Hampton Loade where you can camp overnight.

Day 2:

The next stage of the trip to Arley is a gentle 4.5 miles. You can stop here for a quick refreshment from the Post Office should you need it. It is then only a further 4 miles to Bewdley including the rapids at Trimpley which are a lot of fun!

The return journey is on the Severn Valley Steam Railway, which delivers you back to the train station at Hampton Loade, only a short walk from your car.

Canoe Hire from Coalport to Bewdley

Distance: 21 miles
Time: 2  days  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
  • Transport to your start location in Coalport
  • Steam train ride back to your start point on the Severn Valley Railway
  • Safety brief and basic instruction before setting off