Stourport-on-Severn is in Worcestershire.
Created at the highest feasible navigable point on the river Severn, one of only 2 towns in the world that owes its existence to a canal (the Staffordshire and Worcestershire). You could drive through and not even know the canal is there, or the basin - but it is, and it is lovely.
- 1 Stourport canal basins.
- 2 Hartlebury Castle, Hartlebury, Kidderminster, DY11 7XZ, ☏ . Modernised mid-13th century as a fortified manor house, bishop's palace and a museum. The castle features a tour with talking portraits and hidden speakers with a narrative based around Bishop Pepys, his wife and his daughter Emily. The castle features many rooms including a long corridor with a timeline rug starting with the Anglo-Saxons to when the British announced their withdrawal from the European Union in 2016. There are also a couple of on-site museums.
- 3 Witley Court and Gardens, Worcester Road, Great Witley, Worcestershire, WR6 6JT, ☏ . A spectular ruined stately home, 10 mile north west of Worcester. The ornamental fountain has been recently restored - when running it's central plume shoots up over 100 feet. adults £6.90, children £4.10, concessions £6.20.
|Routes through Stourport-on-Severn|
|Telford ← Bridgnorth ←||N S||→ Torton → Droitwich Spa|
|Wolverhampton ← Kidderminster ←||N S||→ Ombersley → Worcester|