More moves than Purple Bricks and a piscatorial challenge on the upper Severn in Wales

The upper reaches, which I class as that above the confluence with the Vyrnwy, is a very different river prior to the amalgamation.

It’s much smaller and far more intimate.

On a new stretch I also found this bit to be very snaggy.

I checked out several swims before I settled, hence the heading.

Even then, I was contending with weed in the river.