Severn Info

The Severn RBD is home to over 5.3 million people and covers an area of over 21,000 sq km with about one third of the area lying in Wales. The River Severn is the longest river in Britain and joins the rivers of South East Wales (including the Wye, Usk and Taff) and those of the counties of Avon and Somerset that drain into the Severn Estuary. The Severn RBD has several major urban centres, including Bristol, Cardiff and Coventry, but much of the landscape is rural in character, particularly within the Welsh Borders. It also contains many important habitat and wildlife areas and the Severn Estuary and its surrounding area are afforded a very high level of protection under European wildlife law for its bird populations, habitats and migratory fish species.


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