Accommodations in Minsterworth near The Severn Bore (Minsterworth, United Kingdom)

    £66 per night
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    £56 per night
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The Severn Bore (Minsterworth, United Kingdom)

Arising in the Cambrian Mountains in mid Wales and joining the Irish Sea as the Bristol Channel, the Severn is Britain’s longest river (354 kilometres). The river is the site of one of the country’s few natural phenomena, the Severn Bore. This is a tidal wave which travels upstream propagated by the narrowing of the river’s channel. Usually seen as a series of three or four waves, the Bore can reach speeds of up to 13 miles per hour and, with a particularly high tide, can reach a height of six feet. There are several places where the Bore can be seen and there are tide tables which predict the hour of its occurrence. At Minsterworth the road is right beside the river and access to the river can be gained at the Bird-in-Hand pub, by the old ferry or at the church. It has become an attraction for surfers to ride the wave upstream and the record distance is currently some seven and a half miles (set in April 2006). Local parking is available at several sites where the road approaches the river bank. There is local parking at the access points. Viewing: no charge

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Hotels near The Severn Bore

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