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.
It has a railway station, and can easily be accessed by road and bus.
- [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.
- 2 Second Severn Crossing (passes right next the village).
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, ☏ . M-W: Closed, Th: 10:30AM-4PM, F: 10:30AM-3PM, Sa-Su: 10AM-4PM.
- The Old Piggery, Aust Road, Pilning, ☏ . B&B
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.
|Routes through Severn Beach|
|Gloucester ← Thornbury ←||N S||→ Avonmouth → Bristol|
|Newport ← Caldicot ←||N S||→ Bristol → Bath|