Information about Upton Upon Severn

Nestled along the banks of the River Severn, with views across to the Malvern Hills lies the historic town of Upton.

Upton is a town with a liveliness out of all proportion to its size. Its attractive shops, delightful inns and a variety of events each year.

At first glance, is collection of pretty black and white buildings lining the banks of one of the UK’s most important rivers. However, behind this bucolic scene, there is a secret past as well a thriving modern town.

Upton upon Severn used to be an important port, as well as being the only river crossing for many miles. For centuries before modern transport, it was alive with river craft carrying goods to and from the rich agricultural areas around it. Today, pleasure craft have taken over. There is a flourishing marina on the east bank, and Upton’s historic prosperity can be seen in its variety of delightful old buildings, including pleasant places to eat and drink and many independent shops to browse for a perfect gift or souvenir.

Upton Upon Severn Shop Map