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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.
In England, flowing into the North Sea - Thames and Medway
In England, flowing into the North Sea - North of the Thames Estuary River Crouch River Blackwater River Colne River Stour, Suffolk River Orwell River Deben River Alde River Yox River Yare River Burn River Great Ouse River Nene River Welland River Glen River Gwash River Chater River Bourne Eye Brook River Witham River Steeping River Humber River Esk, Yorkshire River Tees River Leven, County Durham River Greta River Wear River Tyne, England River South Tyne River East Allen River West Allen Haltwhistle Burn River North Tyne Warks Burn Chirdon Burn Lewis Burn River Derwent, North East England River Blyth River Wansbeck River Coquet River Aln River Tweed Whiteadder Water, Scotland Blackadder Water, Scotland River Till 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
In Scotland, flowing into the North Sea River Tyne, Scotland River Esk, Lothian Water of Leith River Carron River Forth River Teith River Devon, Scotland River Tay River South Esk River North Esk Carron Water River Dee, Aberdeenshire River Don, Aberdeenshire River Ugie River Deveron River Spey River Fiddich River Avon, Scotland River Lossie River Findhorn River Ness River Shin
In Scotland, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean
In Scotland, flowing into the Irish Sea
In England, flowing into the Irish Sea
In Wales, flowing into the Irish Sea River Dee, Wales (Afon Dyfrdwy) River Clwyd (Afon Clwyd) River Conwy (Afon Conwy) River Lledr (Afon Lledr) River Magwo (Afon Magwo) River Llugwy (Afon Llugwy) River Gyffin (Afon Gyffin) River Ogwen (Afon Ogwen) Afon Braint (River Braint) Afon Alaw (River Alaw) Afon Bran (River Bran) Afon Cefni (River Cefni) Cadnant (River Cadnant) Afon Seiont (River Seiont) Afon Llyfni, LLeyn Afon Desach Afon Soch Afon Erch Afon Dwyfor Afon Dwyryd (River Dwyryd) Afon Glaslyn (River Glaslyn) Afon Croesor Afon Colwyn (River Colwyn) Afon Mawddach (River Mawddach) Afon Dysynni (River Dysynni) Afon Dyfi (River Dyfi) Afon Leri Afon Clarach Bow Street Brook River Rheidol (Afon Rheidol) River Ystwyth (Afon Ystwyth) Afon Wyre Afon Aeron River Teifi (Afon Teifi) River Dulas - Lambedr pont Stefan Afon Dulais Afon Granell Afon Clettwr Afon Tyweli Afon Ceri Afon Cych River Gwaun River Alun Afon Solfach River Daugleddau Western Cleddau Eastern Cleddau Pembroke River
Afon Tāf Afon Cymwyn Afon Dewi Fawr River Tywi (Afon Tywi) Afon Gwili River Cothi Afon Gorlech Afon Twrch Afon Marlais Afon Gwenlais Nant Gwenffrwd Nant Doethie Nant Brianne River Crychan River Gwendraeth Gwendraeth Fach Gwendraeth Fawr River Loughor (Afon Llwchwr) Afon Lliw Afon Llan River Neath River Dulais Afon Nedd Fechan River Mellte Melin Cwrt Brook Clydach Brook River Afan Ffrwd Wyllt Cwm Wenderi stream Afon Pelena Nant Cregan Afon Corrwg Afon Corrwg Fechan River Kenfig (Afon Cynffig) River Ogmore (Afon Ogwr) River Llynfi Afon Garw Afon Ogwr Fawr Afon Ogwr Fach River Ewenny Nant Crmlyn Afon Ewenny Fach Afon Ewenny Fawr Afon Colhuw River Thaw Hoddnant Nant Stepsau River Waycock River Taff (Afon Tāf) River Ely (Afon Elai) River Rhondda Rhondda Fawr Rhondda Fach River Cynon River Rhymney (Afon Rhymni) River Ebbw (Afon Ebwy) River Usk (Afon Wysg)
River Severn (Afon Hafren) River Avon, Bristol River Frome, Gloucestershire River Cam, Gloucestershire River Avon, Warwickshire River Arrow River Stour, Warwickshire River Leam River Itchen, Warwickshire River Sowe River Teme River Salwarpe River Stour, Worcestershire River Worfe River Tern River Vyrnwy River Parrett River Axe, Somerset River Taw River Torridge River Camel River Jordan River Valency
Longest rivers in the United Kingdom
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