The town of Stourport-on-Severn may be located in the north of the county of Worcestershire. The town lies on the longest river in the UK, the River Severn, and is just a few miles south of the larger town of Kidderminster and just north of the county city of Worcester. There should be plenty to keep you busy on your holidays in Stourport-on-Severn and the self catering accommodation is guaranteed to be offered at the highest possible standard; with all of the facilities to ensure your trip away is as successful as it could be.
As your holidays in Stourport-on-Severn will be based right alongside the country’s longest river, you really ought to try your hand at sailing whilst in this part of the world. The Stourport Boat Club may well be in order to make this a reality for you. The Wyre Forrest lies very close to your self catering accommodation in Stourport-on-Severn and there are a number of pleasant trails to explore here: either by cycling or nature walks. There is even a part of the River Severn that is known locally as a ‘beach’ and this is surrounded by cafés and bars and is always popular with the town’s inhabitants as a leisure facility during the warmest months.
You could not be any more spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit on your holidays in Stourport-on-Severn! The popular tourist town of Bewdley lies a few miles farther along the River Severn and it is definitely worth allocating at least a half day to explore the settlement. The city of Worcester, with its famous cathedral that appeared on the back of the previous £20 note, is just to the south and as this is the largest city in the county - you can rest assured that there are plenty of shops, museums and other attractions to enjoy. The West Midlands Safari Park is near Kidderminster and will prove to be a real treat for all members of the family. They even have extremely rare White Tigers to glimpse, as well as the equally rare African Wild Dogs. If the kids are still begging for a little more fun on their holiday to Stourport-on-Severn, why not take them to Drayton Manor them park, which is a short enough drive away in Staffordshire.
You can expect to experience a typical temperate climate on your holidays in Stourport-on-Severn, as is the case with the rest of the United Kingdom which is perpetually under the influence of the Gulf Stream. This will mean that you can expect rain at any time of the year and recent Summers have tended to be the wettest time of the year for the whole country. Average temperatures reach a peak in July at 22 degrees, and fall back to 7 degrees in January.
Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is up the M5 and then along the M42 motorways from your self catering accommodation in Stourport-on-Severn and this will connect you well with the far-flung parts of the UK. The road network is excellent in this part of the world and the M50 will allow you to reach South Wales and Herefordshire in next to no time.