Popular footpath closed off after landslip near banks of River Severn

A large part of a popular country footpath is closed off for safety reasons after a landslip.

The affected section of the path
The affected section of the path

Part of the Severn Way footpath opposite the Trimpley Reservoir, between Kidderminster and Highley, is shut after a landslip close to Hawkbatch.

Forestry England said in a statement: "A section of the Severn Way footpath is currently closed due to a landslip. Please follow all diversion signs if using this path.

"The closed section is marked in red on this map."

The affected section of the path

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