River Parrett

River Parrett

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The River Parrett is a river in the South West of England, flowing through Dorset and Somerset.

It rises in the hills around Chedington in Dorset, before flowing North West. It continues on from here to Burnham-on-Sea before flowing into Bridgwater Bay Nature Reserve and into the Bristol Channel.

The stretch between Langport and Bridgwater is prone to frequent flooding in winter and at high tide. If you’re paddling here make sure you double check tide timetables and river levels before heading out.

The River Parrett is a beautiful spot for a leisurely paddle or touring adventure, with plenty of places to stop off on route over its 37 miles.

The town of Bridgwater is an excellent place to stop for some food. And the nature reserve just past here has plenty to offer nature lovers.