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Diglis Basin

Diglis Basin is where the Worcester and Birmingham Canal meets the awesome River Severn. It's a great starting point for exploring the canal and river, and is just on the edge of the city of Worcester.

General information

Address: Diglis Basin, Diglis Road, Worcester, WR5 3BW

Visit time: 1-2 hrs

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: There are pay & display car parks in city centre

Toilets: None on site

Free visitor guide

Great for

  • Dog walking
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Sightseeing


Diglis Marina, Worcester Dry Dock, Worcester Cathedral, Worcester Racecourse, Worcester Cricket Ground, armories, cinema, art gallery, museums

Spot a boat

You'll see boats year round but especially in the summer


  • Cafe Afloat

    Floating café on site

  • City centre

    Lots of cafes, bars pubs and restaurants in the nearby city centre

  • The Kings Head


Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are no picnic spots in Diglis Basin itself but there are several on the riverside on the way to the cathedral


You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Coots/Moorhens