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Encyclopedia > River Clwyd

The River Clwyd is a river in north Wales. It has its rises in the Clocaenog forest (grid reference SJ045535) five miles north west of Corwen. It flows due south until at Melin-y-Wig it veers northeastwards, tracking the A494 to Ruthin. Here it leaves the relatively narrow valley and enters a broad agricultural valley and is joined just south of Denbigh by the River Clywedog. This substantial tributary also has its source in the Clocaenog forest but drains out to the east and north of the forest and passes through Cyffylliog, Bontuchel and Rhewl before its confluence with the main river. This bridge across the Danube River links Hungary with Slovakia. ... This article is about the country. ... The source of a river, usually a lake or a spring, is the farthest point of a river from its estuary or confluence with another river. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Corwen is a town in the administrative county of Denbighshire, traditional county of Merionethshire, north Wales, lying on the River Dee. ... The A494 is an important trunk road in Wales. ... Clock tower on St Peters Square Ruthin (Welsh: Rhuthun), pronounced RITH-in (IPA ), is the county town of Denbighshire in North Wales located at UK National grid reference SJ127584, approx. ... This is about a town in Wales. ...


Then the Clwyd meanders northwards through the fertile Clwyd valley to St Asaph. Two miles north of St Asaph, the river is joined by a tributary as large as the main river, the River Elwy. In normal flows at low tide, the waters of these two rivers can be seen flowing side by side down the river with little mixing. St Asaph (Welsh: Llanelwy) is a town in Denbighshire, Wales on the River Elwy. ... The River Elwy (Afon Elwy in Welsh) is a river in north Wales and is a tributary of the River Clwyd. ...


The River Elwy has its source a long way to the west on the flanks of Moel Seisiog south-east of Llanrwst. It also has a tributary the River Aled with its source in the upland lake Llyn Aled. The Elwy flows principally eastwards to join the Clwyd passing through few villages. At the confluence of the Elwy and the Clwyd, the river becomes tidal and enters a rather unattractive narrow estuary before meeting the Irish Sea at Rhyl. Llanrwst (pronounced , or approximately hlanROOST) is a small town and Community on the A470 road and the River Conwy in the county borough of Conwy, traditional county of Denbighshire, North Wales. ... Relief map of the Irish Sea. ... Rhyl (IPA: Welsh: Y Rhyl) is a seaside town located on the Irish Sea, in the administrative county of Denbighshire and the traditional county of Flintshire, North Wales, United Kingdom, at the mouth of the River Clwyd (Welsh: Yr Afon Clwyd). ...


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River Clwyd - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (286 words)
The River Clwyd is a river in north Wales.
Two miles north of St Asaph, the river is joined by a tributary as large as the main river, the River Elwy.
At the confluence of the Elwy and the Clwyd, the river becomes tidal and enters a rather unattractive narrow estuary before meeting the Irish Sea at Rhyl.
WELCOME TO ST. ASAPH'S LEISURE DIRECTORY (441 words)
The Clwyd and Elwy are much-celebrated Sea Trout and Salmon rivers.
The River Clwyd's source is in the high ground to the north of Corwen and it runs down stream through Ruthin, passing the market town of Denbigh and the cathedral city of St Asaph.
These rivers and their tributaries are best fished for Sea Trout from June onwards as they tend to start running in earnest this month.
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