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Rivers of Great Britain

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This is a list of rivers of Great Britain. Rivers of England, Scotland and Wales, organised geographically, taken anti-clockwise, from Land's End are included. For Northern Irish rivers see the Rivers of Ireland article. Tributaries are listed down the page in an upstream direction.

For simplicity, they are divided here by the nation in which the mouth of the river can be found, and sea into which it flows.

Contents

In England, flowing into the English Channel

From Lizard point to Foreness Point

In England, flowing into the North Sea - Thames and Medway

From Foreness point to Shoeburyness

In England, flowing into the North Sea - North of the Thames Estuary

From Shoeburyness to St Abb's Head

In Scotland, flowing into the North Sea

From St Abb's Head to Duncansby Head

The Orkney and Shetland Islands

The Outer Hebrides

The Inner Hebrides and Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye

Mull

Islay

In Scotland, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean

Dunnet Head to Mull of Kintyre

In Scotland, flowing into the Irish Sea

From Mull of Kintyre to Mull of Galloway


Arran and the Cumbrae Islands

Mull of Galloway to Gretna

In England, flowing into the Irish Sea

From Gretna to Hoylake

Isle of Anglesey

In Wales, flowing into the Irish Sea

From Hoylake to St. Govan's Head

In Wales, flowing into the Bristol Channel

From St. Govan's Head to M48 Bridge

In England, flowing into the Bristol Channel

From M48 Bridge to Lizard point

Isle of Wight

The Scilly Islands


Longest rivers in the United Kingdom

RiverLength (miles)(km)
1River Severn220354
2River Thames215346
3River Trent185297
4River Aire161259
5River Great Ouse143230
6River Wye135215
7River Tay117188
8River Spey107172
9River Nene100161
10River Clyde98158
11River Tweed96155
12River Eden, Cumbria90145
13River Dee, Aberdeenshire85137
14River Avon, Warwickshire84136
15River Don, Aberdeenshire80129
16River Bann76122
17River Ribble75120
18River Tyne73118
19River Tees70113
20River Dee, Wales70112

See also

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