Buttington Bridge



Typical "Upper" Severn with deep and shallow water. Good game and coarse fishing on fly or bait. Plenty of salmon taken each year above Buttington Bridge. Good pike fishing in the deeper holes.

Location (SATNAV)

Buttington Bridge
Lat  52°40'19.6"N  Long   3°06'33.9"W  (degs, mins, secs)
Lat  52.672112      Long  -3.109403      (numerical)
Postcode  SY21 8HD
Powis Arms (Maginnis Bridge)
Lat  52°41'40.1"N  Long   3°06'07.9"W  (degs, mins, secs)
Lat  52.694480      Long  -3.102186      (numerical) 
Postcode  SY21 9JS
Track near to church
Lat  52°42'01.7"N  Long  3°05'56.0"W  (degs, mins, secs)
Lat  52.700475      Long  -3.098887     (numerical)
Postcode  SY21 9JU


Buttington Bridge: At Welshpool take A483, turning right on A458 (Shrewsbury) road at Buttington Bridge. Parking is on the roadside or behind level crossing further along the same road. Follow footpaths to river.

Powis Arms: As for Buttington but continue on A483 to Powis Arms where there is a track (dotted line on map) to the BAA car park adjacent to Maginnis Bridge. There is another access at the church 400 yards further up the road and another track (dotted lines again) to the water.


From Saturday 28th September 2019, an Emergency Byelaw to protect vulnerable salmon stocks on the River Severn in Wales has been introduced by Natural Resources Wales. Salmon catch and release only is allowed on the Welsh Severn.

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