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River Wye

Description of River Wye: This open river can be navigated for 15 miles from Bigsweir Bridge to Beachley Point, where it joins the Severn estuary

History of River Wye: Right of navigation extends to Hay-on-Wye an Act was passed for the Wye Navigation in 1662.
For more details see the History page.

Navigation Authority of River Wye : Environment Agency Recreation and Navigation, : Wales, Rivers House, St Mellons Business Park, Cardiff CF3 OLT: Telephone 02920 770088 : Fax 02920 798555 :

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  • Gloucester Harbour Trustees The Trustees were originally constituted in 1890 and are responsible for a large area of the Severn Estuary and the tidal reaches of the Rivers Severn and Wye.

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River Wye: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Bigsweir Bridge

0

0

D

SO538051

162

Llandogo

1.3

0

D

SO526037

162

Brockweir Bridge

3.1

0

D

SO538011

162

Tintern Bridge

4.8

0

N

SO530002

162

Wintour's Leap

Broadrock

9.8

0

N

ST540964

162

Chepstow Town Bridge

12

0

N

ST535943

172

Beachley Point

Junction with River Severn River Severn junction

15

0

N

ST541900

172

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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