List of rivers of England


List of rivers of England

This is a list of rivers of England, organised geographically and taken anti-clockwise, from Land's End. It includes the whole length of those rivers whose estuary lies wholly or partly in England and thus includes a number of tributaries which are wholly or partly in Wales or are wholly or partly in Scotland. For Northern Irish rivers see the Rivers of Ireland article. For Scottish rivers see List of rivers in Scotland. For Welsh rivers, see List of rivers of Wales. Tributaries are listed down the page in an upstream direction.

For simplicity, they are divided here by the sea into which the river system flows.

Flowing into the English Channel

"From Lizard point to Foreness Point"
* River Fal
** River Truro
* River Par
* River Fowey
* River Looe
** East Looe River
** West Looe River
* River Tamar
** River Tavy
*** The Collybrooke
*** River Burn
*** River Wallabrooke
*** River Lumburn
*** River Walkham
** River Lyd
*** River Wolf
**** River Thrushel
*** River Lew
* River Plym
* River Avon
* River Dart
** West Dart
** East Dart
* River Teign
* River Exe
** River Clyst
** Alphin Brook
** North Brook
** Duryard Stream
** River Lowman
** River Batherm
** River Creedy
** River Haddeo
** River Barle
** River Culm
*** River Madford
** River Ock
* River Otter
* River Sid
* River Axe
** River Coly
*** Umborne Brook
*** Offwell Brook
** River Yarty
*** Corrie Brook
** Blackwater River
* River Lim (Lyme Regis)
* River Char
* River Winniford (Chidoeck)
* River Brit (or Britt)
** River Simene
** River Asker
* River Bride (Burton Bradstock)
* River Wey
* River Jordan
* River Corfe
* River Frome
** River Cerne
* River Piddle or Trent
* River Sherford
* River Stour
** River Allen
** Moors River
* River Avon (Also known as the Salisbury Avon)
** River Bourne
** River Nadder
*** River Wylye
*** River Ebble
* Lymington River
* Beaulieu River
* Dark Water
* River Test
** River Blackwater
** River Dun
** River Anton
** River Dever
** Bourne Rivulet
* River Itchen
** River Alre
** Candover Brook
** Monks Brook
* River Hamble
* "The Isle of Wight is listed at the end of the article"
* River Meon (and Titchfield Haven)
* River Alver
* River Wallington
* Hermitage Stream
* River Ems (Hampshire)
* River Lavant
* Broad Rife
* Bremere Rife
* Pagham Rife
* Aldingbourne Rife
** Barnham Rife
* River Arun
** Ryebank Rife
** River Chilt
** River Rother
*** Tilmore Brook
*** Batt's Brook
**** Oakshott Stream
* River Adur
* River Ouse, Sussex
** Glynde Reach
** Bevern Stream
** Iron River
** Longford Stream
** River Uck
* River Cuckmere
* Pevensey Haven
** Yotham
*** Hurst Haven
* Waller's Haven
** Nunningham Stream
** Ash Bourne
*** Hugletts Stream
* River Rother
** River Brede
*** River Line
** River Tillingham
** River Dudwell
** River Limden
* River Stour, Kent
** River Little Stour (from its source it is initially known as Nailbourne)
*** River Wingham
** River Great Stour
*** River East Stour
*** River Upper Great Stour
** River Wantsum

Flowing into the North Sea - Thames and Medway

"From Foreness point to Shoeburyness"
* River Medway (shares the Thames estuary)
** River Beult
** River Teise
*** River Bewl
** River Eden, Kent
** River Bourne, Kent
** River Len, Kent
** River Loose, Kent
** East Malling Stream
** Wateringbury Stream

* River Thames (From Oxford up to its source, the Thames is also known as the River Isis)
** River Darent
*** River Cray
**** River Shuttle
***** Wyncham Stream
** River Ingrebourne (tidal reach known as "Rainham Creek")
** River Beam (downstream name for River Rom)
** River Roding (tidal reach known as "Barking Creek")
** Lee or Lea
*** River Moselle (mostly subterranean, original tributary of Lee, now empties into Pymme's Brook)
*** The Hackney Brook (subterranean, and probably now diverted to the Thames)
*** New River (artificial distributary, partly subterranean)
*** River Beane
**** River Rib
*** River Mimram
** River Ravensbourne (tidal reach known as "Deptford Creek")
*** Spring Brook
*** River Pool
**** River Beck
**** Chaffinch Brook
*** River Quaggy (upper reaches known as "Kyd Brook")
****Quaggy Hither Green
****Middle Kid Brooke
****Lower Kid Brooke
****Little Quaggy
****Grove Park Ditch
****Milk Street Ditch
****East Branch
****Main Branch
** River Neckinger (See also Subterranean rivers of London for this and the others marked 'subterranean' below)
** Walbrook (subterranean)
** River Fleet (subterranean, also known as the Holbourne)
** River Effra (subterranean)
** River Tyburn (subterranean)
** Falconbrook (subterranean)
** River Westbourne (subterranean)
*** Tyburn Brook (subterranean)
** Counter's Creek (subterranean)
** River Wandle
*** River Graveney
** Beverley Brook
*** Pyl Brook
** Stamford Brook (subterranean - tidal reach known as "Hammersmith Creek")
** Bollar or Bollo Brook (subterranean)
** River Brent
*** Dollis Brook
** Duke of Northumberland's River
** River Crane
** Hogsmill River
** The Rythe
** River Ember
*** River Mole
** Longford River
** River Ash
** River Wey
*** River Tillingbourne
*** River Ock, Surrey
** River Bourne, north branch
** River Bourne, south branch
** River Colne
*** Colne Brooke
*** Wyrardisbury River
*** River Misbourne
*** Fray's River
*** River Chess
*** River Gade
*** River Pinn
*** River Ver
** River Wye
** River Loddon
*** St Patrick's Stream
*** River Broadwater
*** Emm Brook
*** River Blackwater
**** River Whitewater
***** River Hart
** River Kennet
*** Foudry Brook
*** River Enborne
*** River Lambourn
*** River Dun
*** River Og
** River Pang
*** River Bourne
** River Thame
** River Ock
** River Cherwell
*** River Ray
*** River Swere
** River Evenlode
*** River Glyme
**** River Dorn
** River Windrush
** River Cole
** River Leach
** River Coln
** River Ray
** River Key
** River Churn

Flowing into the North Sea - North of the Thames Estuary

"From Shoeburyness to St Abb's Head"
* River Crouch
** River Roach
* River Blackwater
** River Chelmer
*** River Ter
** River Brain
* River Colne
* River Stour
* River Orwell
** River Gipping
* River Deben
* River Alde/River Ore
* Minsmere River
* River Blyth
* River Yox
* River Yare
** River Bure
*** River Thurne
*** River Ant
** River Waveney
** River Chet
** River Wensum
** River Tas
* River Burn
* River Great Ouse
** River Nar
** River Wissey
** River Little Ouse
*** River Thet
** River Lark
** River Cam
** River Ivel
*** River Hiz
** River Ouzel or Lovat
** River Tove
* River Nene
** River Ise
** Willow Brook
* River Welland
** Whaplode River
** New River
** Car Dyke (Peterborough)
** Eye Brook
** River Bourne
** River Chater
** River Gwash
** Vernatt's Drain
*** South Drove Drain
** River Glen
*** West Glen River
*** East Glen River
*** Bourne Eau
** Risegate Eau
* Boston Haven
** South Forty Foot Drain
*** Hammond Beck
*** North Forty Foot Drain
*** Clay Dike
*** Skerth Drain
** River Witham
*** River Slea
*** Billinghay Skirth
*** River Brant
*** Fossdyke Navigation
*** River Bain
**** River Waring
*** Newham Drain
**** Castle Dike
** Maud Foster Drain
*** West Fen Drain
**** Medlam Drain
*** Stone Bridge Drain
**** West Fen Catchwater Drain
**** East Fen Catchwater Drain
** Hobhole Drain
*** Cowbridge Drain
*** Bell Water Drain
*** Fodder Dike
* Steeping River
** River Lymn
** Cow Bank Drain
* Saltfleet Haven
** Great Eau
*** Long Eau
*** Mar Dike
** South Dike
* Grainthorpe Haven
** River Lud
* Tetney Haven
* River Humber
** River Freshney
** East Halton Beck
** The Beck
** River Ancholme
*** West Drain
** Halton Drain
** River Trent
*** River Torne
*** River Eau
*** River Idle
**** River Maun
**** River Meden
**** River Ryton
*** River Devon
*** River Leen
*** River Erewash
*** River Soar
**** River Wreake
**** River Sence
*** River Derwent
**** River Amber
**** River Wye
***** River Lathkill
****** River Bradford
**** River Noe
**** River Ashop
***** River Alport
**** River Westend
*** River Dove
**** River Manifold
***** River Hamps
*** River Greet
*** River Tame
**** River Blythe
***** River Cole
**** River Rea
**** River Anker
*** Paupers' Drain
*** River Sow
**** River Penk
** River Ouse
*** Swinefleet Warping Drain
*** River Don
**** River Rother
***** River Doe Lea
***** River Hipper
***** River Drone
**** River Sheaf
***** Porter Brook
***** Meers Brook
**** River Rivelin
**** River Loxley
**** River Little Don
**** River Dearne
***** River Dove
**** River Went
*** River Aire
**** River Worth
**** River Calder
***** River Colne
****** River Holme
***** River Hebble
*** River Derwent
**** River Rye
***** River Seven
***** River Dove
***** River Riccal
**** River Hertford
*** River Wharfe
**** River Dibb
**** River Skirfare
**** River Washburn
*** River Foss
*** River Nidd
*** River Ure
**** River Swale
***** Cod Beck
***** River Wiske
**** River Cover
**** River Bain
** River Hull
** Sands Drain
** Winestead Drain
* Gypsey Race
* Scalby Beck
* River Esk
* Skelton Beck
* River Tees
** River Leven
** River Skerne
** River Greta
** River Balder
** River Lune
* River Wear
** River Browney
*** River Deerness
** River Gaunless
* River Tyne
** River South Tyne
*** River Allen
**** River East Allen
**** River West Allen
*** Haltwhistle Burn
** River North Tyne
*** Warks Burn
*** Chirdon Burn
*** Lewis Burn
** Devil's Water
** River Derwent
** River Team
* River Blyth
* River Wansbeck
** River Font
* River Coquet
* River Aln
* River Tweed
** Whiteadder Water, Scotland
*** Blackadder Water, Scotland
** River Till
*** River Glen
** Eden Water, Scotland
** River Teviot, Scotland
** Leader Water, Scotland
** Gala Water, Scotland
** Ettrick Water, Scotland
** Leithen Water, Scotland
** Quair Water, Scotland
** Eddleston Water, Scotland
** Manor Water, Scotland
** Holms Water, Scotland

Flowing into the Irish Sea

"From Gretna to Hoylake"
* River Solway (forming border)
* River Esk (Scotland)
** River Lyne
** Liddel Water
*** Kershope Burn
* River Eden
** River Caldew
*** River Ive
** River Petteril
** River Irthing
*** River Gelt
** River Eamont
*** River Lowther
**** Haweswater Beck
**** Swindale River
*** Dacre Beck
** River Lyvennet
*** River Leith
** River Belah
* River Wampool
* River Waver
* River Ellen
* River Derwent
** River Marron
** River Cocker
** Newlands Beck
*** Chapel Beck
*** Coledale Beck
*** Keskadale Beck
*** Scope Beck
** River Greta
*** Glenderaterra Beck
*** Naddle Beck
*** River Glenderamackin
*** St. John's Beck
** Stonethwaite Beck
* Lowca Beck
* Pow Beck
* River Ehen
** River Keekle
** River Liza
* River Calder
* River Esk
** River Irt
*** River Bleng
** River Mite
* River Duddon
* River Leven
** River Eea
** River Crake
** Rusland Pool
** Cunsey Beck
** Trout Beck
** River Brathay
** River Rothay
* River Kent
** River Bela
*** Peasey Beck
**** Killington Beck
** River Winster
** River Gilpin
*** River Pool
** River Mint
** River Sprint
** River Gowan
* River Keer
* River Lune
** River Conder
** River Wenning
*** River Hindburn
**** River Roeburn
** River Greta
*** River Doe
*** River Twiss
**** Kingsdale Beck
** Leck Beck
** Barbon Beck
** River Rawthey
*** River Dee
*** Clough River
** Borrow Beck
** Birk Beck
** Sandwath Beck
** Weasdale Beck
* River Cocker
* Broad Fleet
* River Wyre
** Main Dyke
** River Brock
** River Calder
** Tarnbrook Wyre
*** River Grizedale
** Marshaw Wyre
* River Ribble
** River Douglas
*** Douglas Navigation
*** River Yarrow
**** River Lostock
**** River Chor
**** Black Brook
**** Green Withins Brook
*** River Tawd
** Freckleton Pool
** Savick Brook
** River Darwen
*** River Roddlesworth
*** River Blakewater
** River Calder
*** Sabden Brook
*** Hyndburn Brook
**** River Hyndburn
*** Pendle Water
**** Colne Water
***** River Laneshaw
***** Wycoller Beck
*** River Brun
**** River Don
** River Hodder
*** River Loud
*** River Dunsop
**** Brennand River
**** Whitendale River
* River Alt
* River Mersey
** River Gowy
** River Weaver
*** River Dane
**** River Wheelock
**** River Croco
** River Bollin
*** River Lily
*** River Dean
** Red Brook
** Glaze Brook
** River Irwell
*** River Medlock
**** River Tib
*** River Irk
**** Boggart Hole Brook
*** River Croal
**** River Tonge
***** Bradshaw Brook
***** Astley Brook
***** Eagley Brook
*** River Roch
**** River Spodden
**** River Beal
** Chorlton Brook
** Micker Brook
** River Tame
** River Goyt
*** River Etherow
*** Todd Brook
*** River Sett
**** River Kinder

Flowing into the Bristol Channel

"From M48 Bridge to Lizard point"
* River Severn (Afon Hafren)
** Little Avon River
** River Frome, Stroud
** River Cam, Gloucestershire
** River Avon, Warwickshire
*** River Swilgate
*** River Arrow
**** River Alne
*** River Dene
*** River Stour, Warwickshire
*** River Leam
**** River Itchen, Warwickshire
*** River Sowe
** River Chelt
** River Teme
*** River Corve
*** River Onny
**** River East Onny
**** River West Onny
*** Leigh Brook
** Grimley Brook
** Dick Brook
** River Clun, Shropshire
** River Salwarpe
** River Stour, Worcestershire
** River Worfe
** Cound Brook
** River Perry, Shropshire
** River Tern
*** River Roden
** River Vyrnwy
** River Rhew
** The Mule
** Afon Carno
** Afon Trannon
** Afon Clywedog
*** River Morda
*** Afon Cynllaith
** Afon Dulas

** River Avon, Bristol
*** River Frome, Bristol
*** River Boyd
*** River Chew
*** Congre Brook
*** Midford Brook
**** Cam Brook, Somerset
**** Wellow Brook, Somerset
***** River Somer
*** River Frome, Somerset
**** Mells River
**** Nunney Brook
**** Rodden Brook
**** Henhambridge Brook
**** Wheel Brook
* Blind Yeo
* River Kenn
* Little River
* River Yeo (Congresbury}
** Oldbridge River
* River Banwell
* River Axe, Somerset
** Lox Yeo
** River Yeo (Cheddar}
** River Sheppey
* River Brue
** Decoy Rhine
** Whitelake
** Pillrow Cut
** North Drain
* Huntspill River
** South Drain
** Black Ditch
** Eighteen Foot Rhine
* River Parrett
** King's Sedgemoor Drain
** River Cary
** Horsey Pill
** Lopen Brook
** Chinnock Water
** Sedgemoor Old Rhine
** Sowey River
** Hamp Brook
*** Cobb's Cross Stream
** North Moor Main Drain
** Cannington Brook
** River Yeo (Ivel)
*** Bearley Brook
*** River Cam, Somerset
** River Tone
** River Isle
*** Fivehead River
**** Venner's Water
* Donniford Stream
** Willet River
* River Washford
* Pill River
* River Avill
* Horner Water
** Nutscale Water
*** Chetsford Water
* East Lyn River
** Hoar Oak Water
* West Lyn River
* River Taw
**River Mole
* River Torridge
** River Lew
* River Camel
* River Jordan
* River Valency

Isle of Wight

"Anticlockwise from Cowes"
* River Medina (Cowes)
** Lukley Brook
* Gurnard Luck
* Newtown River
** Caul Bourne
** Newtown Brook
** Clamerkin Brook
** Rodge Brook
* Western Yar (Yarmouth)
** Barnfields Stream
** Thorley Brook
* Eastern Yar (Bembridge)
** Scotchells Brook
* Monktonmead Brook (Ryde)
* Wootton Creek
** Deadman's Brook
** Chillingwood Brook
** Blackbridge Brook
* Palmer's Brook

The Isles of Scilly

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