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Severn Beach

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Severn Beach is a village in South Gloucestershire, near the mouth of the river Severn.


Severn Beach is a small village near the mouth of the river Severn. Although its importance as a tourist destination is not as big as it was in previous decades, it still is a worthy visit for the tour of the two Severn bridges construction and history. It has been a subject of a The Wurzels song Aloha Severn Beach.

Get in[edit]

It has a railway station, and can easily be accessed by road and bus.

  • 1 Severn Beach railway station. Severn Beach Line from Bristol Temple Meads. Severn Beach railway station (Q2224831) on Wikidata Severn Beach railway station on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]


  • [dead link] Severn bridges visitors centre.
  • 1 The Severn bridge. It was built in 1966 and was a major part of the M4 motorway, now part of the M48 motorway. Its sister bridge, the Second Severn Crossing, also helps bring lots of trade and tourism between England and Wales. Severn Bridge (Q1850537) on Wikidata Severn Bridge on Wikipedia
  • 2 Second Severn Crossing (passes right next the village). Second Severn Crossing (Q1287969) on Wikidata Second Severn Crossing on Wikipedia



There is a few newsagents, and independent stores. People who prefer fast food can find a Burger King back on the service station of the first Severn Bridge.


  • 1 Shirley's Cafe, Station Rd, BS35 4PL, +44 7534 506498. M-W: Closed, Th: 10:30AM-4PM, F: 10:30AM-3PM, Sa-Su: 10AM-4PM.




The rural location and lack of major businesses means that connecting to the internet is best done by supplying your own internet access via 3G/4G dongles.

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