Welshpool is a market town on the England/Wales border
Distance from Source: 48 km (30 miles)
Height above Sea Level: 70m
Width of river: 33m
Weir on the River Severn near Welshpool
View of Welshpool across the Severn flood plain
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An area of flat land found on either side of and which are regularly flooded whenever a river spills over its banks.