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The River Severn

Listed under River Trips in Bristol, United Kingdom.

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The Severn is Britain’s longest river, starting from Plynlimon in the Cambrian Mountains and joining the Bristol Channel through the Severn estuary. There are over one hundred places to cross the Severn, including the Severn Bridge and Second Severn Crossing where you can cross from England into Wales. A rail tunnel crosses the river beneath the estuary.

The Severn’s tidal changes are dramatic and create huge waves as water flows the wrong way into the river channel (some people try and surf this wave and the world surfing distance record was set here - it's called the Severn Bore.).

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