Towns

Upton-Upon-Severn

Upton upon Severn is an historic riverside town on the banks of the River Severn.

The town is famous for its array of annual music festivals, including Spring Fling (March), Upton Folk Festival (May), Upton Jazz Festival (June), Upton Blues Festival (July), Sunshine Festival (August) and Oktoberfest (October). Away from the festival weekends, there’s still plenty to explore throughout the year.

You can take a walk along the riverside to Upton Ham, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) with unique flora and fauna; hire a boat from Severn Expeditions based at Upton Marina; walk the historic streets and learn about the towns unique history at the Tudor House Heritage Centre and Upton Heritage Centre based in ‘The Pepperpot’, or enjoy a meal or refreshment at one of the many historic pubs or lovely restaurants with various types of cuisine on offer, including at The Boathouse, The Swan Hotel, The Kings Head, Ye Olde Talbot, Mojitos Pizzeria, Flava and Thrishna.

You can also browse the independent shops with a unique retail offer, including Ginger and Pickles Traditional Toys, Severn Wheels Model Shop, plus many more shops offering something different like The Map Shop, The Green Man Herbal Apothecary and Upton Emporium.

Located near to Upton upon Severn is Clive’s Fruit Farm with tea room and the National Trust at Croome.  Did you know it is the location for Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s first complete landscape design with a stately home designed to experience the best vistas of the park from the windows?  Keep your eye out for the resident otters and follies designed by Robert Adam.  In the summer months you can explore one of England’s largest walled gardens within the grounds at an additional charge at The Walled Gardens at Croome which is privately owned.

Head to Upton Tourist Information Centre for information on what to see and do, attractions, festivals and events and the huge selection of walking and cycling routes around the area.

Upton Tourist Information Centre and Heritage Centre
‘The Pepperpot’
Church Street
Upton upon Severn
WR8 0HT