Centrepiece of the town is undoubtedly the complex of locks and basins that connect the canal to the river.
The Clock Warehouse
But the town has another role: as a sort of surrogate seaside resort for the inhabitants of Birmingham and the Black Country with riverside promenades and an amusement park situated somewhat incongruously alongside the Lower Basin.
Not exactly a peaceful mooring.
I've no idea who these characters are, but I wouldn't want to meet them on a dark night!
Needless to say I also had to investigate the town's pubs and am pleased to report that I found them (well nearly all of them) excellent.
Anchor Angel at Stourport.