Walking

Download a leaflet to help you to explore Upton upon Severn, containing walks from one to eight miles, and useful maps with routes to follow.

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Walks in Upton upon Severn

Explore Upton upon Severn using the Town Trail starting from the historic “Pepperpot” and venturing past many places of interest in and around the town.

Upton upon Severn has over twenty miles of footpaths, bridleways and country lanes that provide visitors with a variety of great leisurely strolls and longer walks.

The Severn Way

The Severn Way can be identified by the way-markers showing the Upton part of the 220 mile route along the River Severn.

The Cholera Walk

The walk passes by the site of an historic burial ground dating back to 1832, when Upton upon Severn, like many riverside towns, was affected by an outbreak of cholera. Thirty seven deaths were recorded, but there were probably more. An additional burial ground was necessary because of lack of space in the churchyard, the wish to remove the unpleasant impact of constant funerals in the town, and to follow the Government’s advice. An interpretation panel at the burial ground gives further information. The first victim of cholera in Upton upon Severn was said to be a young lady names Jane Allen aged 26, on the 25th July 1832. She was recorded to be living in an alley off Dunns Lane, where a blue plaque is featured in recognition.