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Major.rivers.of.England

This is a list of rivers of England, organised geographically and taken anti-clockwise around the English coast where the various rivers discharge into the surrounding seas, from the Solway Firth on the Scottish border to the Welsh Dee on the Welsh border, and again from the Wye on the Welsh border anti-clockwise to the Tweed on the Scottish border.

Tributaries are listed down the page in an upstream direction. The main stem (or principal) river of a catchment is labelled as (MS), left-bank tributaries are indicated by (L), right-bank tributaries by (R). Note that in general usage, the 'left (or right) bank of a river' refers to the left (or right) hand bank, as seen when looking downstream. Where a named river derives from the confluence of two differently named rivers these are labelled as (Ls) and (Rs) for the left and right forks (the rivers on the left and right, relative to an observer facing downstream). A prime example is the River Tyne (MS), the confluence of the South Tyne (Rs) and the North Tyne (Ls) near Hexham. Those few watercourses (mainly in the Thames catchment) which branch off a major channel and then rejoin it or another watercourse further downstream are known as distributaries or anabranches and are labelled (d).

The list is (or at least will be when completed) essentially a list of the main rivers of England (as defined by the Environment Agency) and which includes those named watercourses for which the Environment Agency has a flood defence function. Difficulties arise otherwise in determining what should and what should not be included. Some minor watercourses are included in the list, especially if they are named as 'river'- such examples may be labelled (m).

For simplicity, they are divided here by the coastal sections within which each river system discharges to the sea. In the case of the rivers which straddle the borders with Scotland and Wales, such as the Border Esk, Tweed, Dee, Severn and Wye, only those tributaries which lie at least partly in England are included.

Rivers discharging into the Irish Sea

This section includes all rivers entering the Irish Sea from England between the Scottish border and the Welsh border.

Cumbrian coast

All rivers discharging into the Solway Firth, Irish Sea and Morecambe Bay from the Scottish border south to Silverdale on the Cumbria/Lancashire border.

Flowing into the Solway Firth

Border Esk catchment

The lowest reaches of the Esk are in England but most of the river is in Scotland whilst a short section is followed by the England/Scotland border. Tributaries of the Esk which are wholly in Scotland are omitted from this list but may be found at List of rivers of Scotland.

  • River Esk (MS)
    • River Sark (or 'Sark Water') (R) (upper reaches in Scotland, part of river is followed by England/Scotland border)
    • River Lyne (L)
      • Hether Burn (L)
      • Rae Burn (R)
      • Black Lyne (Rs)
        • Bailey Water (R)
      • White Lyne (Ls)
    • Carwinley Burn (L)
    • Liddel Water (L) (part of river is followed by England/Scotland border)
      • Kershope Burn (L) (larger part of river is in Scotland, part of river is followed by England/Scotland border)

All further upstream tributaries of the Esk are wholly in Scotland.

Eden catchment

  • River Eden (MS)
    • River Caldew (L)
      • River Roe (R)
        • River Ive (Rs)
        • Roe Beck (Ls)
      • Cald Beck (L)
      • Gillcambon Beck (R)
      • Carrock Beck (L)
      • Grainsgill Beck (L)
      • Blackhazel Beck (R)
    • River Petteril (L)
    • River Irthing (R)
      • River Gelt (R)
      • Old Water (R)
      • Cam Beck (R)
      • King Water (R)
      • Gair Burn (Ls)
      • Tarn Beck (Rs)
    • River Eamont (L)
      • River Lowther (R)
        • Haweswater Beck (L)
        • Swindale River (or Swindale Beck) (L)
      • Dacre Beck (L)
    • River Lyvennet (L) (known as Lyvennet Beck upstream)
      • River Leith (L)
    • Hoff Beck (L)
    • Helm Beck (L)
    • Swindale Beck (R)
    • River Belah (R)
      • Argill Beck (R)
    • Scandal Beck (L)

Wampool catchment

  • River Wampool (MS)
    • Chalk Beck (L)

Minor coastal catchments

  • River Waver (MS)
  • River Ellen (MS)

Flowing into the Irish Sea

Derwent catchment

  • River Derwent (MS)
    • River Marron (L)
      • Lostrigg Beck (L)
    • River Cocker (L)
    • Dash Beck (R) (flows into Bassenthwaite Lake)
      • Chapel Beck (L)
    • Newlands Beck (L) (flows into Bassenthwaite Lake)
      • Coledale Beck (L)
      • Keskadale Beck (L)
      • Scope Beck (L) (m)
    • River Greta (R)
      • Glenderaterra Beck (R)
      • Naddle Beck (L) (m)
      • St. John's Beck (Ls)
      • River Glenderamackin (Rs)
        • Mosedale Beck (L)
    • Watendlath Beck (R) (flows into Derwent Water)
    • Stonethwaite Beck (R)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Lowca Beck (MS)
  • Pow Beck (MS)

Ehen catchment

  • River Ehen (MS)

Calder catchment

  • River Calder (MS)
    • Worm Gill (L)

Cumbrian Esk catchment

  • River Esk (MS)
    • River Irt (R)
      • River Bleng (R)
      • Mosedale Beck (feeds into Wast Water)
    • River Mite (R)
    • Whillan Beck (R)

Minor coastal catchment

  • River Annas (MS)

Duddon catchment

  • River Duddon (MS)
    • Kirkby Pool (L)
    • River Lickle (L)

Flowing into Morecambe Bay

Minor Coastal catchment

  • Mill Beck (MS)
    • Poaka Beck (L)
    • Goldmire Beck (R)
  • Dragley Beck (MS)

Leven catchment

  • River Leven (MS)
    • Newland Beck (R)
    • River Eea (L)
    • River Crake (R) (drains Coniston Water)
      • Church Beck (R) (enters Coniston Water)
      • Yewdale Beck (R) (enters Coniston Water)
    • Rusland Pool (R)
    • Cunsey Beck (R) (enters Windermere, west bank; drains Esthwaite Water)
      • Black Beck (enters head of Esthwaite Water)
    • Trout Beck (L) (enters Windermere, east bank)
    • River Brathay (combines with Rothay to enter head of Windermere)
      • Great Langdale Beck (L)
    • River Rothay (combines with Brathay to enter head of Windermere)
      • Stock Ghyll (L)
      • Scandale Beck (L)
      • Rydal Beck (L)

Kent catchment

  • River Kent (MS)
    • River Winster (R)
    • River Bela (L)
      • Peasey Beck (Ls) (?known as Killington Beck upstream)
        • Lupton Beck (L)
      • Stainton Beck (Rs) (known as St. Sunday's Beck upstream)
    • River Gilpin (R)
      • River Pool (L)
    • River Mint (L)
      • Ashstead Beck (Ls)
      • Bannisdale Beck (Rs)?
    • River Sprint (L)
    • River Gowan (R)

Lancashire and Cheshire coast

All rivers discharging into the Irish Sea from Silverdale on the Cumbria/Lancashire border south to the Dee Estuary.

Keer catchment

  • River Keer (MS)

Lune catchment

  • River Lune (MS)
    • River Conder (L)
    • Artle Beck (L)
    • River Wenning (L)
      • River Hindburn (L)
        • River Roeburn (L)
      • Keasden Beck (L)
    • River Greta (L)
      • River Doe (Rs)
      • River Twiss (Ls) (known as Kingsdale Beck upstream)
    • Leck Beck (L)
    • Barbon Beck (L)
    • River Rawthey (L)
      • River Dee (L)
        • Deepdale Beck (L)
      • Clough River (L)
    • Borrow Beck (R)
    • Birk Beck (R)

Cocker catchment

  • River Cocker (MS)
  • Broad Fleet (MS)

Wyre catchment

Ribble catchment

  • River Ribble (MS)
    • Wrea Brook / Main Drain (R)
    • River Douglas (also known as River Asland) (L)
      • Douglas Navigation
      • River Yarrow (R)
        • River Lostock (R)
        • River Chor (R)
        • Black Brook (R)
        • Green Withins Brook? (m)
      • Eller Brook (L)
      • River Tawd (L)
    • Freckleton Pool (R)
    • Savick Brook (R)
    • River Darwen (L)
      • River Roddlesworth (L)
      • River Blakewater (R) ?reference (rises as Knuzden Brook)
    • Park Brook (L)
    • River Calder (L)
      • Sabden Brook (R)
      • Hyndburn Brook (L)
        • River Hyndburn (R)
      • Pendle Water (R)
        • Colne Water (L)
          • River Laneshaw (Rs)
          • Wycoller Beck (Ls)
      • River Brun (L)
        • River Don (R)
    • River Hodder (R)
      • River Loud (R)
      • Langden Brook (R)
      • River Dunsop (R)
        • Brennand River (Rs)
        • Whitendale River (Ls)
      • Croasdale Brook (R)
      • Bottoms Beck (L) (enters Stocks Reservoir)
    • Skirden Beck (R)
      • Holden Beck (R)
      • Monubent Beck (L)
    • Stock Beck (L)
    • Stainforth Beck (L)
    • Cam Beck (L)
      • Gayle Beck

Minor coastal catchments

  • Crossens Pool (MS)
    • The Sluice
    • Three Pools Waterway

Alt catchment

Mersey catchment

  • River Mersey (MS)
    • The Birket (L)
      • River Fender (R)
        • Prenton Brook (L)
      • Arrowe Brook (R)
        • Greasby Brook (L)
          • Newton Brook (L)
    • River Dibbin (L)
    • Spittal Brook (L)
    • River Gowy (L)
    • River Weaver (L)
      • River Dane (R)
        • River Wheelock (L)
        • River Croco (R)
    • Ditton Brook (R)
    • River Bollin (L)
      • Birkin Brook (L)
        • River Lily (L) (m) (enters Tatton Mere)
      • River Dean (R)
    • Red Brook (L)
    • Glaze Brook (R)
    • River Irwell (R) (subsumed within the Manchester Ship Canal in lower reaches)
      • River Medlock (L)
        • River Tib (subterranean)
      • River Irk (L)
        • Boggart Hole Brook
      • River Croal (R)
        • River Tonge (L)
          • Bradshaw Brook (L)
          • Astley Brook
          • Eagley Brook
      • River Roch (L)
        • Naden Brook (R)
        • River Spodden (R)
        • River Beal (L)
    • Chorlton Brook
    • Micker Brook (L)
    • River Tame (Rs)
      • Greenfield Brook (R)
      • Chew Brook (L)
    • River Goyt (Ls)
      • River Etherow (R)
        • Glossop Brook (L)
        • Heyden Brook (R)
      • Todd Brook (L)
      • River Sett (R)
        • River Kinder (R)

The Dee and most of its tributaries arise in Wales. Though a section of it passes through England, it passes into Wales once again before discharging into the Irish Sea via the Dee estuary. For other rivers entering the Irish Sea and Cardigan Bay from Wales, see List of rivers of Wales. Only those tributaries of the River Dee which flow wholly or partly in England are listed here - for a complete list of the rivers and watercourses of the Dee catchment see List of rivers of Wales.

Dee catchment

  • River Dee (MS) (Afon Dyfrdwy in Welsh)
    • Shotwick Brook (R)
    • Caldy Brook (R)
    • Henlake Brook (R) (m)
    • Powsey Brook (R)
    • Aldford Brook (R)
    • Wych Brook (R)
      • Emral Brook (L)
      • Red Brook (L)

All further upstream tributaries of the Dee are wholly in Wales.

Rivers discharging into the Bristol Channel and Southwest Approaches

This section includes all rivers entering the Bristol Channel and the sea off the northern coasts of Devon and Cornwall which is referred to variously as the Southwest Approaches or Celtic Sea.

Rivers Severn and Wye

The lowermost Wye forms the boundary between England and Wales. Only those tributaries of the River Wye which flow wholly or partly in England are listed here - for a complete list of the rivers and watercourses of the Wye catchment and for other rivers entering the Bristol Channel from Wales see List of rivers of Wales.

Wye catchment

  • River Wye (MS)
    • Valley Brook (L)
    • River Monnow (R)
      • River Dore (L)
        • Worm Brook (L)
    • Garren Brook (R)
    • Rudhall Brook (L)
    • River Lugg (L)
      • River Frome (L)
        • River Loddon (R)
      • Wellington Brook (R)
      • Humber Brook (L)
      • River Arrow (R)
        • Stretford Brook (R)
          • Tippet's Brook (L)
        • Curl Brook (R)
        • Cynon Brook (L)
        • Gladestry Brook (L)
      • Cheaton Brook (L)
      • Main Drain (L)
      • Pinsley Brook (R)
      • Hindwell Brook (R)
    • Norton Brook (R)
    • Letton Lake (L)
    • Dulas Brook (R)

All further upstream tributaries of the Wye are wholly in Wales.

The River Severn upstream of the M48 Severn Bridge. This section includes all tributaries of the Severn which lie wholly or partly in England. For tributaries of the Severn which lie partly or wholly within Wales, see List of rivers of Wales.

Severn catchment

  • River Severn (Afon Hafren) (MS)
    • Little Avon River (L)
    • River Lyd (R)
    • River Frome, Stroud (L)
    • River Cam, Gloucestershire (L)
    • River Leadon (R)
    • River Chelt (L)
    • River Avon, Warwickshire (L)
      • River Swilgate (L)
      • Bow Brook (R)
      • Piddle Brook (R)
      • River Isbourne (L)
      • Badsey Brook (L)
      • River Arrow (R)
        • River Alne (L)
      • River Stour, Warwickshire (L)
      • River Dene (L)
      • River Leam (L)
        • River Itchen, Warwickshire (L)
      • River Sowe (R)
        • Finham Brook (R)
        • River Sherbourne (R)
        • Smite Brook (L)
      • River Swift (R)
    • River Teme (R)
      • Laughern Brook (L)
      • Leigh Brook (R)
      • Sapey Brook (R)
      • River Rea, Shropshire (L)
        • Mill Brook, Shropshire (R)
      • Kyre Brook (R)
      • Ledwyche Brook (L)
      • River Corve (L)
      • River Onny (L)
        • Quinny Brook (L)
        • River East Onny (Ls)
        • River West Onny (Rs)
      • River Clun, Shropshire (L)
        • River Redlake (R)
        • River Kemp (L)
        • River Unk (L)
        • Folly Brook (L)
    • River Salwarpe (L)
      • Hadley Brook (R)
    • Grimley Brook (R)
    • Shrawley Brook (R)
    • Dick Brook (R)
    • River Stour, Worcestershire (L)
      • River Smestow (Smestow Brook) (R)
        • Wom Brook (L)
    • Dowles Brook (R)
    • Borle Brook (R)
    • Mor Brook (R)
    • River Worfe (L)
      • Wesley Brook R
    • Harley Brook (R)
    • Cound Brook (R)
    • River Tern (L)
      • River Roden (R)
      • River Strine (L)
      • River Meese (L)
      • River Duckow (R)
    • Rea Brook (R) (A small part of the upper catchment of the Rea Brook lies in Wales)
    • River Perry, Shropshire (L)
    • River Vyrnwy (Welsh: Afon Efyrnwy) (L) (lowermost section in England, rest in Wales)
      • River Morda (L)
      • River Tanat (L) (lowermost section in England, rest in Wales)
        • Cynllaith (L) (part forms the border between England and Wales)
    • Camlad (R) (part in Wales, part in England)

With the exception of the Morda and parts of the Camlad, Tanat and Cynllaith all tributaries of the Severn and Vyrnwy upstream of their confluence are in Wales. They can be found here.

Bristol Channel

All English rivers discharging into the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel from the M48 Severn Bridge south and west to Morte Point, North Devon.

Bristol Avon catchment

  • River Avon (MS)
    • River Trym (R)
      • Hazel Brook (R)
    • River Frome (R)
    • River Malago (The Malago) (L)
    • Brislington Brook (L)
    • Siston Brook (R)
    • River Chew (L)
    • River Boyd (R)
    • Newton Brook (L)
    • Lam Brook (R)
    • By Brook (R)
    • Midford Brook (L)
      • Cam Brook (Ls)
      • Wellow Brook (Rs)
        • River Somer (R)
    • River Frome (L)
    • Henhambridge Brook (L)
      • Mells River (L)
        • Egford Brook/Nunney Brook (R)
      • Rodden Brook (R)
        • Redford Water (L)
    • River Biss (L)
    • Semington Brook (L)
    • Cocklemore Brook (R)
    • River Marden (L)
    • Brinkworth Brook (L)
    • Gauze Brook (R)
    • Woodbridge Brook (L)
      • Tetbury Avon (River Avon, Tetbury Branch) (Ls)
      • Sherston Avon (River Avon, Sherston Branch) (Rs)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Blind Yeo (MS)
  • River Kenn (MS)
  • Little River (MS)
  • Congresbury Yeo (MS)
    • Oldbridge River (L)
  • River Banwell (MS)

Axe catchment

  • River Axe (MS)
    • Mark Yeo (L)
    • Lox Yeo (R)
    • Cheddar Yeo (R)

Brue catchment

  • River Brue (MS)
    • North Drain (R)
    • River Sheppey via the Decoy Rhine (R)
    • Whitelake River (R)
    • River Alham (R)
    • River Pitt (L)
    • Pillrow Cut?

Parrett catchment

  • River Parrett (MS)
    • Huntspill River (R)
      • Black Ditch (L)
      • Cripps River (Rs) (connects with River Brue)
      • South Drain (Ls)
      • Eighteen Foot Rhine?
    • Cannington Brook (L)
    • King's Sedgemoor Drain (R)
      • Sowy River (L)
      • Langacre Rhyne (L)
      • River Cary?
    • Horsey Pill?
    • Chinnock Water?
    • Sedgemoor Old Rhine?
    • Hamp Brook?
      • Cobb's Cross Stream?
    • North Moor Main Drain?
    • River Yeo (R) (also known as River Ivel)
      • Bearley Brook (L)
      • River Cam (R)
      • Hornsey Brook (R)
      • Trent Brook (R)
      • River Wriggle (or Wriggle River) (L)
    • River Tone (L)
    • River Isle (L)
      • Fivehead River (L)
        • Venner's Water (R)
    • Wellhams Brook (R)
    • Lopen Brook (L)
    • Broad River (R)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Donniford Stream (MS)
    • Willet River (L)
  • Washford River (MS)
  • Pill River (MS)
  • River Avill (MS)
  • Horner Water (MS)
    • Nutscale Water?
      • Chetsford Water?

Lyn catchment

  • East Lyn River (MS)
    • West Lyn River (L)
      • Barbrook (L)
    • Hoaroak Water (L)
      • Farley Water (R)
    • Oare Water (Rs)
    • Badgworthy Water (Ls)

Minor coastal catchments

  • The Lee (MS)
  • Hanging Water (MS)
  • Hollow Brook (MS)

Heddon, Sherrycombe, Umber & Wilder catchments

  • River Heddon (MS)
  • Hill Brook (R)
  • Sherrycombe (MS)
  • River Umber (MS)
  • Wilder Brook (MS)
    • East Wilder Brook (Rs)
    • West Wilder Brook (Ls)

Atlantic Coast of Devon and North Cornwall

Rivers discharging into the Atlantic Ocean between Morte Point in North Devon and Land's End.

Taw catchment

  • River Taw (MS)
    • River Caen (R)
    • Knowl Water (R)
    • Bradiford Water (R)
      • Colam Stream (Rs)
    • River Yeo (R)
      • Mill Leat?
    • Langham Lake (L)
    • Hawkridge Brook (R)
    • River Mole (R)
      • Colley Lake (L)
      • River Bray (R)
        • Nadrid Water
      • Little Silver Stream (L)
      • Crooked Oak (L)
      • River Yeo (Molland) (L)
    • Mully Brook (L)
    • Hollocombe Water (L)
    • Little Dart River (R)
      • Huntacott Water (R)
      • Adworthy Brook (R)
      • Sturcombe River (R)
    • River Yeo (R)
      • River Dalch (R)
      • Ash Brook (R)
      • Gissage Lake (L)
    • Bullow Brook (L) (m)

Torridge catchment

  • River Torridge (MS)
    • River Yeo (L)
      • River Duntz (R)
        • Lydeland Water (L)
    • River Mere (L)
    • River Okement (R)
      • East Okement River (Rs)
        • Black-a-ven Brook
      • West Okement River (Ls)
        • Brim Brook
    • River Lew (R)
      • Waggaford Water (L)
      • Medland Brook (R)
      • Dunsland Brook (R)
        • Merryland Stream (R)
      • Pulworthy Brook
    • River Waldon (R)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Abbey River (MS)
  • Marsland Water (MS)
  • The Tidna (MS)
  • River Neet (MS)
    • River Strat (upper reaches)
  • Wanson Water (MS)
  • Millook Water (MS)
  • River Valency (MS)
    • River Jordan
  • Trevillet River (MS)

Camel catchment

  • River Camel (MS)
    • River Amble (R)
    • Pomorla River
    • River Allen (R)
    • River Ruthern (L)
    • De Lank River (L)

Minor coastal catchments

  • River Menalhyl (MS)
  • River Gannel (MS)
  • Red River (MS)
    • Tehidy Stream (R)
  • River Hayle (MS)
  • Stennack River (MS)

Rivers discharging into the English Channel

This section includes all rivers entering the sea along England's south coast.

South Coast of Cornwall and Devon

All rivers discharging into the Atlantic Ocean between Land's End, Cornwall and Lyme Regis on the Devon/Dorset border.

Note that there are no watercourses named on either the 1:25,000 or 1:50,000 scale Ordnance Survey maps of the Isles of Scilly.

Minor coastal catchments

  • Penberth River (MS)
  • Lamorna River (MS)
  • Newlyn River (MS)
  • Larigan River (MS)
  • Chyandour Brook (MS)
  • Rosemorran Stream (MS)
    • Trevaylor Stream (R)
  • Red River (MS)
  • River Cober (MS)
  • Dawlish Water (MS)
  • Gara River (enters Slapton Ley)

Helford catchment

  • Helford River (MS)
    • Ponsontuel Creek (R)
    • Frenchman's Creek (R)
    • Gillan Creek (R)
    • Port Navas Creek (L)

Restronguet catchment

  • Restronguet Creek (MS)
    • Carnon River (Ls)
    • River Kennal (Rs)

Fal catchment

  • River Fal (MS)
    • River Truro (R)
      • Tresillian River (L)
        • Trevella Stream (R)
      • River Kenwyn (R)
      • River Allen (R)
    • Ruan River (L) (m)

Percuil catchment

  • Percuil River (MS)

St Austell catchment

  • St Austell River (MS)
    • Gover Stream (R)

Par catchment

  • River Par (MS)

Fowey catchment

  • River Fowey (MS)
    • Pont Creek
    • Trebant Water (L) (enters via Penpoll Creek)
    • River Lerryn (R)
    • Cardinham Water (R)
    • Warleggan River (R) (or River Bedalder)
    • St Neot River (R) (or River Loveny)

Pol catchment

  • River Pol (MS) (Or Polperrro River)

Looe catchment

  • River Looe (MS)
    • East Looe River (Ls)
    • West Looe River (Rs)

Seaton catchment

  • River Seaton (MS)
    • Tinker's Lake

Tamar catchment

  • River Tamar (MS)
    • River Lynher (R) (or St Germans River)
      • River Tiddy (R)
      • Withey Brook (R)
    • River Tavy (L)
      • Rattle Brook (L)
      • Amicombe Brook (R)
        • Black Ridge Brook
        • Cut Combe Water
      • The Collybrooke
      • River Walkham (L)
      • River Lumburn (R)
      • River Wallabrooke (R)*
      • River Burn (R)
    • River Inny (R)
      • Penpont Water (R)
    • Lowley Brook (R)
    • River Lyd (L)
      • Doetor Brook (L)
      • Walla Brook (L)
      • River Wolf (R)
        • River Thrushel (L)
      • River Lew (R)
    • River Kensey (R)
    • River Carey (L)
    • River Ottery (R)
    • River Claw (L)
    • River Deer (L)

Plym catchment

  • River Plym (MS)
    • Tory Brook (L)
    • River Meavy (R)
      • Hart Tor Brook (L)
      • Newleycombe Lake (L)
      • Narrator Brook (L)
      • Sheepstor Brook (L)
      • Lovaton Brook (L)

Yealm catchment

  • River Yealm (MS)
    • Ranny Brook (L)
    • Broadall Lake (R)
      • Ford Brook (R)
    • Redaven Lake (L)
    • Piall River (L)
    • Mill Leat
    • Cofflete Creek
    • Shortaflete Creek
    • Newton Creek (R)
      • Noss Creek

Erme & Avon catchments etc.

  • River Erme (MS)
    • Butter Brook (L)
    • Piles Brook (L)
    • Left Lake (L)
    • Dry Lake (L)
    • Bledge Brook (R)
    • Hook Lake (L)
    • Red Lake (L)
    • Dry Lake (L)
    • Blacklane Brook (L)
  • River Avon (MS)
    • Western Wella Brook (L)
    • Brockhill Stream (L) (enters Avon Dam Reservoir)
    • Small Brook (L)
    • Bala Brook (R)
      • Red Brook (R)
      • Middle Brook (R)
    • Glaze Brook (R)
      • Scad Brook (R)
      • East Glaze Brook (Ls)
      • West Glaze Brook (Rs)

Kingsbridge catchment

  • Bowcombe Creek
    • Southpool Creek
    • Waterhead Creek
    • Batson Creek
    • Blanksmill Creek
    • Collapit Creek
    • Frogmore Creek

Dart catchment

  • River Dart (MS)
    • River Harbourne (R) (or Harbourne River)
      • River Wash (R)
    • River Hems (L)
      • Gatcombe Brook (L)
      • Am Brook (L)
    • River Mardle (R)
      • Dean Burn (R)
        • Moorshead Brook (R)
          • Addislade Water (L)
    • River Ashburn (L)
    • Holy Brook (R)
      • Holne Moor Leat (L) (Feeds Venford Reservoir and Holy Brook)
    • River Webburn (L)
      • East Webburn River (Ls)
      • West Webburn River (Rs)
    • Venford Brook (R)
      • Holne Moor Leat (L) (Feeds Venford Reservoir)
    • East Dart (Ls)
      • Walla Brook (L)
      • Cut Hill Stream (L) (Hangman's Stream)
      • Cut Lane Stream (L)
    • West Dart (Rs)
      • O Brook (R) (m)
      • River Swincombe (R) (Strane River, upper reaches)
      • Cherry Brook (L)
        • Muddilake Brook (R)
      • Blackbrook River (R)
      • Cowsic River (R)
      • Summer Brook (R)

Teign catchment

  • River Teign (MS)
    • River Lemon (R)
      • River Sig (R)
        • Langworthy Brook (R)
    • Ventiford Brook (R)
      • Liverton Brook (R)
    • River Bovey (R)
      • Walla Brook (R)
      • Becka Brook (R)
      • Reddaford Water
        • Bovey Pottery Leat
    • South Teign River (Rs)
    • North Teign River (Ls)
    • Ugbrooke Stream (R)
    • Whitelake (R)
    • Aller Brook (L)
      • Forde Leat (L) (Sometimes referred to as Ford Leat)
      • Beers Brook (L)
    • Old Teign (Part of Hackney marshes)
    • Arch Brook (R)

Exe catchment

  • River Exe (MS)
    • Staplake Brook (R)
    • River Clyst (L)
    • Alphin Brook (R)
    • North Brook
    • Duryard Stream
    • River Creedy (R)
      • Small Brook
      • River Yeo (R)
        • River Culvery (R)
          • River Ted (Ls)
          • Lilly Brook (Rs)
        • River Troney
      • Holly Water
    • River Culm (L)
      • River Weaver (L)
      • Spratford Stream (R) (known as River Lyner in upper reaches)
      • River Kenn (L)
      • River Madford (L) (or Madford River)
        • Bolham River (R)
    • Burn River (L)
    • River Dart (Bickleigh) (R)
    • River Lowman (L)
    • River Batherm (L)
      • Ben Brook (R)
    • Iron Mill Stream (R)
    • Brockeye River (or River Brockey) (R)
    • River Barle (R)
    • River Haddeo (L)
    • River Quarme

Otter catchment

  • River Otter (MS)
    • River Tale (R)

Sid catchment

  • River Sid (MS)
    • Woolbrook (R)

Axe catchment

  • River Axe (MS)
    • River Coly (R)
      • Umborne Brook (L)
      • Offwell Brook?
    • River Yarty (R)
      • Corrie Brook (R)*
    • River Kit (R)
    • Blackwater River (L)
    • River Synderford (L)

Coast of Dorset and Hampshire

All rivers discharging into the English Channel between Lyme Regis on the Devon/Dorset border and Hayling Island on the Hampshire/Sussex border but excluding the Isle of Wight.

Minor coastal catchments

  • River Lim (MS)
  • River Char (MS)
  • River Winniford (MS)
River Simene near Symondsbury
River Simene near Symondsbury

Brit catchment

  • River Brit (or Britt) (MS)
    • River Simene (R)
    • River Asker (L)
      • Mangerton River (R)

Coastal catchments

  • River Bride (MS)
  • River Wey (MS)
    • Pucksey Brook (L)
  • River Jordan (MS)

Poole Harbour (Frome and Piddle catchments and minor streams)

  • River Frome (MS)
    • South Winterborne (R)
    • River Cerne (L)
    • Sydling Water (L)
    • River Hooke (R)
  • River Piddle (MS) (also known as River Trent)
    • Bere Stream (L)
    • Devil's Brook (L)
  • River Sherford (MS) (enters Lytchett Bay as Rock Lea River)
  • Corfe River (MS) (enters Poole Harbour via Wych Lake

Christchurch Harbour (Stour and Avon catchments)

  • River Stour (MS)
    • Moors River (L) (River Crane in upper reaches)
    • River Allen (L)
    • River Winterborne (R)
    • The Tarrant (L)
    • River Iwerne (L)
    • River Divelish (R)
    • River Lydden (R)
      • Caundle Brook (L)
    • River Cale (R)
    • River Lodden (L)
  • River Avon (Also known as the Salisbury Avon) (MS)
    • River Ebble (R)
    • River Bourne (L)
    • River Nadder (R)
      • River Wylye (R)
        • River Till (L)
    • Nine Mile River (L)
      • Damson Brook (R)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Avon Water (Hampshire) (MS)
  • Lymington River (MS)
  • Beaulieu River (MS)
  • Dark Water (MS)

Test catchment

  • River Test (MS)
    • Bartley Water (R)
    • River Blackwater (R)
    • Cadnam River (R)
    • River Dun (R)
    • Park Stream (L)
    • Wallop Brook (R)
    • Marshcourt River (L)
    • River Anton (R)
    • River Dever (L)
    • Bourne Rivulet (R)

Itchen catchment

  • River Itchen (MS) (and Barton River)
    • Monks Brook (R)
    • Candover Brook (R) (ref?)
    • River Alre (R)

Minor coastal catchments

  • River Hamble (MS)
    • Ford Lake (R)
  • River Meon (and Titchfield Haven) (MS)
  • River Alver (MS)
  • River Wallington (MS) (or Wallington River)
  • Hermitage Stream (MS)
  • River Ems (MS)
  • River Lavant (MS)

Isle of Wight

All rivers in the Isle of Wight - list taken anticlockwise from Cowes

Medina catchment etc.

  • River Medina (MS)
    • Lukely Brook (L)
  • Gurnard Luck (MS)

Newtown River catchment

  • Newtown River (MS)
    • Clamerkin Lake / Clamerkin Brook (R)
      • Rodge Brook (L)
    • Caul Bourne
    • Newtown Brook (R)

Western Yar catchment

  • Western Yar (Yarmouth) (MS)
    • Thorley Brook (R)
    • Barnfields Stream (R)

Eastern Yar catchment etc.

  • River Yar (Bembridge) (MS)
    • Scotchells Brook (R)
  • Monktonmead Brook (Ryde) (MS)

Wootton Creek catchment etc.

  • Wootton Creek (MS)
    • Chillingwood Brook
      • Deadman's Brook (L) (m)
    • Blackbridge Brook (R)
  • Palmer's Brook (MS)

Coast of South East England

All rivers discharging into the English Channel and Straits of Dover between Hayling Island on the Hampshire/Sussex border and Foreness Point at the northeast corner of Kent. This section includes the entire coast of Sussex and the south and east coasts of Kent.

Minor coastal catchments

  • Broad Rife (MS)
  • Bremere Rife (MS)
  • Pagham Rife (MS)
  • Aldingbourne Rife (MS)
    • Barnham Rife (ref?)
    • Lidsey Rife (L)

Arun catchment

  • River Arun (MS)
    • Ryebank Rife (R)
    • River Chilt (L)
      • River Stor (L)
    • River Rother (R)
      • Hammer Stream (L)
      • Tilmore Brook
      • Batt's Brook (R) (known upstream as Oakshott Stream)
    • unknown tributary (R)

Adur catchment

Ouse catchment

  • River Ouse, Sussex (MS)
    • Glynde Reach (L)
    • Bevern Stream
    • Iron River
    • Longford Stream (R)
    • River Uck (L)

Cuckmere catchment

  • River Cuckmere (MS)

Pevensey Haven catchment

  • Pevensey Haven (MS)
    • Langney Sewer (R)
      • Hurst Haven (L)

Wallers Haven catchment

  • Waller's Haven (MS)
    • Nunningham Stream (R)
    • Ash Bourne (R)
      • Hugletts Stream (R)

Combe Haven catchment

  • Combe Haven (MS)

Rother catchment

  • River Rother (MS)
    • River Brede (R)
      • River Tillingham (L)
      • River Line
    • Potman's Heath Channel (L)
    • Hexden Channel (L)
    • River Dudwell (R)
    • River Limden (L)
    • Tide Brook (L)

Dour catchment

  • River Dour (MS)

Stour catchment

  • River Stour, Kent (MS)
    • North Stream (R)
    • Little Stour or Nailbourne (Rs)
      • Wingham River (R)
    • Great Stour (Ls)
      • River Wantsum (L)
      • East Stour (R)

Rivers discharging into the North Sea

This section includes all of the rivers along England's east coast.

Thames Estuary

All rivers discharging into the Thames and Medway and their estuaries. This section includes the coast of Kent west of Foreness Point at the northeast corner of Kent and the south coast of Essex, west of Shoeburyness. But see also

Medway catchment

  • River Medway (shares the Thames estuary) (MS)
    • East Malling Stream (L) ?ref
    • River Len (R)
    • Loose Stream (R) ?ref
    • Wateringbury Stream (L) ?ref
    • River Beult (R)
      • Lesser Teise (L)
    • River Teise (R)
      • River Bewl (R)
    • River Bourne (L)
    • River Eden (L)
    • Kent Water (L)

Thames catchment

  • River Thames (In Oxford, the Thames is also known as the River Isis) (MS)
    • Bill Meroy Creek (L)
    • Mardyke (L)
    • River Darent (R)
      • River Cray (L)
        • Stanham River (R) (m)
        • River Shuttle (L)
          • Wyncham Stream (R)
    • River Ingrebourne (tidal reach known as Rainham Creek) (L)
    • River Beam (L)
      • River Rom (Rs)
      • The Ravensbourne (Ls)
    • River Roding (tidal reach known as Barking Creek) (L)
    • Lea or Lee (tidal reach known as Bow Creek) (L)
      • The Hackney Brook (subterranean, and probably now diverted to the Thames) (R)
      • River Ching (L)
      • Pymmes Brook (R)
        • River Moselle (mostly subterranean, original tributary of Lee, now empties into Pymmes Brook) (R)
        • Salmons Brook (L)
      • Turkey Brook (R)
        • Small River Lea (L)
      • River Stort (L)
      • River Ash (L)
      • New River (artificial distributary, partly subterranean) (d) (R)
      • River Rib (L)
        • River Quin (L)
      • River Beane (L)
      • River Mimram (L)
    • River Ravensbourne (tidal reach known as Deptford Creek) (R)
      • River Quaggy (upper reaches known as Kyd Brook) (R)
        • Quaggy Hither Green (L)
        • Middle Kid Brooke (R)
        • Lower Kid Brooke (R)
        • Little Quaggy (R)
        • Grove Park Ditch (L)
        • Milk Street Ditch (L)
        • East Branch (R)
      • River Pool (L)
        • River Beck (Rs)
        • Chaffinch Brook (Ls)
      • Spring Brook (R)
    • River Peck (R)
    • River Neckinger (See also Subterranean rivers of London for this and the others marked 'subterranean' below) (R)
    • Walbrook (subterranean) (L)
    • River Fleet (subterranean, also known as the Holbourne) (L)
    • River Effra (subterranean) (R)
    • River Tyburn (subterranean) (L)
    • Falconbrook (subterranean) (R)
    • River Westbourne (subterranean) (L)
      • Tyburn Brook (subterranean) (L)
    • Counter's Creek (subterranean - tidal reach known as Chelsea Creek) (L)
    • River Wandle (R)
      • River Graveney
    • Beverley Brook (R)
      • Pyl Brook (R)
    • Stamford Brook (subterranean - tidal reach known as Hammersmith Creek) (L)
    • Bollo Brook (subterranean) (L)
    • River Brent (L)
      • Silk Stream (R)
      • Dollis Brook (Rs)
        • Folly Brook (R)
      • Mutton Brook (Ls)
    • Duke of Northumberland's River (L) (a distributary of the Colne)
    • River Crane (L)
      • Duke of Northumberland's River (d) (L)
      • Duke of Northumberland's River (R)
      • Yeading Brook (L)
    • Hogsmill River (R)
    • The Rythe (R)
    • River Mole (R)
      • River Ember (d) (R) (distributary and tributary)
    • Longford River (L) (a distributary of the Colne)
    • River Ash (L) (a distributary of the Colne)
    • River Wey (R)
    • River Bourne, north branch (R)
    • River Bourne, south branch (R)
    • River Colne (L)
      • Wraysbury River (R) (distributary and tributary)
      • River Ash (d) (L)
      • Longford River (d) (L)
      • Duke of Northumberland's River (d) (L)
      • Wraysbury River (d) (R)
      • Frays River (L) (distributary and tributary)
      • Colne Brook (d) (R)
      • River Misbourne (R)
      • Frays River (d) (R)
      • River Chess (R)
      • River Gade (R)
        • River Bulbourne (R)
      • River Ver (R)
    • Colne Brook (L) (distributary of the Colne)
    • Jubilee River (d) (L)
    • River Wye (L)
    • River Loddon (R)
      • St Patrick's Stream (d)(L) (also connects with Thames)
      • Emm Brook (R)
      • River Blackwater (or Blackwater River) (lower reach known as Broad Water)
        • River Whitewater (L)
          • River Hart (R)
      • Bow Brook (L)
    • River Kennet (R)
      • Foudry Brook (R)
        • The Teg ?
        • Burghfield Brook (L)
        • Lockram Brook
      • Clayhill Brook
      • River Enborne (R)
      • River Lambourn (L)
      • River Dun (R)
      • River Og (L)
    • River Pang (R)
      • River Bourne (or 'The Bourne')(R)
      • River Roden ?ref
    • River Thame (L)
    • River Ock (R)
    • Hinksey Stream (R) (distributary of Seacourt Stream)
    • River Cherwell (L)
      • River Ray (L)
      • River Swere (R)
      • Sor Brook (R)
      • Highfurlong Brook (R)
    • Castle Mill Stream (L) (distributary of the Thames)
    • Bulstake Stream (R) (distributary of the Thames)
      • Seacourt Stream (R) (distributary of the Thames)
    • Duke's Cut (L) (artificial waterway connecting to the Oxford Canal)
    • River Evenlode (L)
      • River Glyme (L)
        • River Dorn (L)
    • River Windrush (L)
      • River Dikler (L)
        • River Eye (R)
    • River Cole (R)
    • River Leach (L)
    • River Coln (L)
    • River Ray(R)
    • Ampney Brook (L)
    • River Key (R)
    • River Churn (L) (this is notable as it is longer than the upstream portion of the Thames)
    • Derry Brook (R)
    • Swill Brook (R) (this is notable as it is larger than the Thames that it flows "into")
    • Flagham Brook (R)
    • Clanfield Stream

East Anglian Coast

All rivers discharging into the North Sea along the coast of East Anglia, including the counties of Essex (north and east of Shoeburyness), Suffolk and Norfolk as far as King's Lynn.

Crouch catchment

  • River Crouch (MS)
    • River Roach (R)

Blackwater catchment

  • River Blackwater (MS) (known as River Pant upstream)
    • River Chelmer (R)
      • River Ter (L)
    • River Brain (R)

Colne catchment

  • River Colne (MS)
    • Roman River (R)

Stour catchment

  • River Stour (MS)
    • River Brett (L)
    • River Box (L)
    • Chad Brook (L)
    • River Glem (L)

Orwell catchment

  • River Orwell (MS) (known as River Gipping above tidal limit)

Minor coastal catchments

  • River Deben (MS)
    • River Fynn (R)
  • River Alde/River Ore (MS)
    • Butley River (R)
  • Hundred River (south of Leiston) (MS) (m)
  • Minsmere River (MS)
  • River Blyth (MS)
  • River Yox (MS)
  • Hundred River / Latymere Dam (south of Kessingland) (MS)

Yare catchment

  • River Yare (MS)
    • River Bure
      • River Thurne (L)
      • River Ant (L)
    • River Waveney (R)
      • River Dove (R)
    • River Chet (R)
    • River Wensum (L)
      • River Tud (R)
    • River Tas (R)
    • River Tiffey (R)
    • Blackwater River (R)

Coastal catchments

  • River Glaven (MS)
  • River Stiffkey (MS)
  • River Burn (MS)
  • Heacham River (MS)

Great Ouse catchment

  • River Great Ouse (MS)
    • Babingley River (R)
    • Gaywood River (R)
    • River Nar (R)
    • River Wissey(R)
    • River Little Ouse or Little Ouse River (R)
      • River Thet (R)
      • The Black Bourn (L)
    • River Lark (R)
      • Lee Brook (R)
        • River Kennett (R)
    • Soham Lode (River Snail upstream) (R)
    • River Cam (R)
      • Burwell Lode (R)
        • Wicken Lode (New River upstream) (R)
        • Reach Lode (L)
      • Swaffham Bulbeck Lode (R)
      • Bottisham Lode (R) (Quy Water upstream)
        • Little Wilbraham River (R)
      • River Rhee (Ls) (or River Cam)
        • Mill River (R)
      • River Granta (Rs) (or River Cam)
        • River Granta (R)
          • River Bourn (R)
    • River Kym (L) (River Til upstream)
    • River Ivel (R)
      • River Flit (L)
      • River Hiz (R)
    • River Ouzel or Lovat (R)
    • River Tove (L)
    • Padbury Brook (The Twins) (R)

Lincolnshire Coast and The Wash

All rivers discharging into The Wash and the North Sea between King's Lynn and Cleethorpes at the mouth of The Humber.

Nene catchment

  • River Nene (MS)
    • Lutton Leam (L)
    • South Holland Main Drain (L)
    • North Level Main Drain (L)
    • Willow Brook (L)
    • Harper's Brook (L)
    • River Ise (L)
    • River Nene, Brampton Arm (L)

Welland catchment

  • River Welland (MS)
    • Whaplode River (R)
    • Risegate Eau (L)
    • River Glen (L)
      • Bourne Eau (L)
      • West Glen River (Rs)
      • East Glen River (Ls) (also known as River Eden)
      • Vernatt's Drain (R)
        • South Drove Drain (R)
    • New River (R)
    • Car Dyke (Peterborough) (R)
    • Maxey Cut (R)
    • River Gwash (L)
    • River Chater (L)
    • Eye Brook (L)

The Haven catchment

  • Boston Haven (MS)
    • South Forty-Foot Drain (R)
      • North Forty Foot Drain (L)
      • Hammond Beck (New Hammond Beck & Old Hammond Beck) (R)
      • Clay Dike (L)
      • Skerth Drain (L)
    • River Witham
      • River Slea (R)
      • Billinghay Skirth (R)
      • Catchwater Drain (L)
      • Metheringham Delph (R)
      • Nocton Delph (R)
      • Old River Witham (L)
        • Barlings Eau (L)
      • River Till (L)
      • Branston Delph (R)
      • River Brant (R)
      • Fossdyke Navigation
      • River Bain (L)
        • River Waring (L)
    • Witham Navigable Drains (L)
      • Maud Foster Drain
        • Stone Bridge Drain
          • West Fen Catchwater Drain
          • East Fen Catchwater Drain
      • Newham Drain
        • Castle Dike
      • Medlam Drain
        • West Fen Drain
      • Hobhole Drain
        • Cowbridge Drain
        • Bell Water Drain
        • Fodder Dike

Steeping catchment

  • Steeping River (or Wainfleet Haven) (MS)
    • Cow Bank Drain (L)
    • Bell Water Drain (R)
    • River Lymn

Saltfleet catchment

  • Saltfleet Haven (MS)
    • Great Eau (R)
      • Long Eau (L)
    • Mar Dike (R)
    • South Dike (L)

Grainthorpe catchment

  • Grainthorpe Haven (MS)
    • River Lud

Tetney Haven catchment

  • Tetney Haven (MS)
    • Waithe Beck

Humber catchment

This section includes all rivers entering the Humber, defined as the estuary west of a line between Spurn Head and Cleethorpes. The Humber is often referred to as the River Humber though the name is unusual insofar as it is an entirely tidal stretch of water formed as the Rivers Ouse and Trent combine at Trent Falls.

Minor coastal catchments

  • River Freshney (MS)
  • East Halton Beck (MS)
  • The Beck (MS)

Ancholme catchment

  • New River Ancholme (MS)
    • West Drain (L)
    • Old River Ancholme (L)
    • River Rase (Rs)
    • River Ancholme (Ls)

Minor catchment

  • Halton Drain (MS)

Trent catchment

  • River Trent (MS)
    • Pauper's Drain (L)
      • River Torne (L)
    • River Eau (R)
    • River Idle (L)
      • River Ryton (L)
      • River Poulter (L)
      • River Maun (Ls)
      • River Meden (Rs)
    • River Devon (R)
      • River Smite (L)
        • River Whipling (R) (m)
    • River Greet (L)
    • River Leen (L)
      • Whyburn (R)
      • Farleys Brook (R)
    • River Erewash (L)
    • River Soar (R)
      • Kingston Brook (R)
      • Rothley Brook (L)
      • River Wreake (R) (known upstream as River Eye)
      • River Sence (R)
    • River Derwent (L)
      • River Ecclesbourne (R)
      • River Amber (L)
      • Bentley Brook (L) (near Matlock)
      • River Wye (R)
      • River Noe (R)
        • Peakshole Water (R)
      • River Ashop (L) (enters Ladybower Reservoir)
        • River Alport
      • River Westend (R) (enters Derwent Reservoir)
    • River Dove (L)
      • Hilton Brook (L) (known as Sutton Brook upstream)
      • River Tean (R)
      • River Churnet (R)
      • Henmore Brook (L)
      • Bentley Brook, Bradbourne (L)
      • River Manifold (R)
        • River Hamps (R)
    • River Mease (R)
    • River Swarbourn (L)
    • River Tame (R)
      • River Anker (R)
        • River Sence (R)
          • Tweed River (L)
      • Bourne Brook (L) (known as Black Brook upstream)
      • River Blythe (R)
        • River Cole (R)
      • River Rea (R)
    • River Blithe (L)
    • River Sow (R)
      • River Penk (R)
        • Whiston Brook (L)
      • Meece Brook (L)

Yorkshire Ouse catchment

  • River Ouse (MS) (assumes name of River Ure upstream of Linton-on-Ouse)
    • Swinefleet Warping Drain
    • River Don (R)
      • River Went (L)
      • River Dearne (L)
      • River Rother (R)
        • The Moss (L)
        • River Doe Lea (R)
        • River Whitting (L)
          • Barlow Brook (R)
          • River Drone (L)
        • River Hipper (L)
      • Blackburn Brook (L)
      • River Sheaf (R)
        • Porter Brook (L)
        • Meers Brook (R)
        • Limb Brook (L)
      • River Loxley (R)
        • River Rivelin (R)
      • Ewden Beck (R)
      • River Little Don (or Little Don River) (R)
        • River Dove?
    • River Aire (R)
      • River Calder (R)
        • River Colne(R)
          • River Holme (R)
            • River Ribble (R)
      • Harden Beck (R)
      • River Worth (R)
      • Eller Beck (L)
      • Earby Beck (R)
      • Eshton Beck (L)
        • Wessenden Brook?
        • River Hebble?
    • River Derwent (L)
      • River Rye (R)
        • Costa Beck (L)
          • Pickering Beck (L)
        • River Seven (L)
        • Holbeck (R)
        • River Dove (L)
          • Hodge Beck (R)
        • River Riccal (L)
        • River Seph (L)
      • River Hertford (L)
    • Selby Dam (R)
    • River Wharfe (R)
      • River Washburn (L)
      • River Dibb (known as Barben Beck in lower reaches) (L)
      • River Skirfare (R)
        • Cowdale Beck (R)
      • Oughtershaw Beck (Ls)
      • Green Field Beck (Rs)
    • River Foss (L)
    • River Nidd (R)
      • River Crimple (or Crimple Beck) (R)
    • River Kyle (L)
    • River Swale (L)
      • Cod Beck (L)
      • River Wiske (L)
      • Colburn Beck (R)
        • Leadmill Gill
          • Risedale Beck
      • Marske Beck (L)
      • Arkle Beck (L)
      • Barney Beck (L)
      • Whitsundale Beck (Ls)
      • Birkdale Beck (Rs)
    • River Skell (R)
      • River Laver (L)
    • River Burn (R)
    • River Cover (R)
    • Bishopdale Beck (R)
      • Walden Beck (R)
    • River Bain (R)
    • Gayle Beck (R)
    • Cotterdale Beck (L)

Hull catchment

Sands Drain catchment

  • Sands Drain (MS)
    • Winestead Drain

Yorkshire Coast

All rivers entering the North Sea between Spurn Point at the mouth of the Humber and Redcar, Cleveland. This section includes the entire North Sea coast of the traditional county of Yorkshire.

Barmston Main Drain catchment

  • Barmston Main Drain (MS)
    • Gransmoor Drain (L)
    • Stream Dyke (R)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Gypsey Race (MS)
  • Sea Cut (Scalby Beck) (MS)
    • Burniston Beck (L)
  • Mill Beck/Ramsdale Beck (MS)

Yorkshire Esk catchment

  • River Esk (MS)
    • Rig Mill Beck (R)
    • Little Beck (R)
    • Murk Esk (R)
      • Eller Beck (Rs)
      • West Beck (Ls)
        • Wheeldale Gill (Ls)
        • Wheeldale Beck (Rs)
    • Glaisdale Beck (R)
    • Stonegate Beck/Gill (L)
    • Great Fryup Beck (R)
    • Little Fryup Beck (R)
    • Danby Beck (R)
    • Commondale Beck (L)
      • Sleddale Beck (R)
    • Baysdale Beck (L)

Coastal catchments

  • East Row Beck (MS)
  • Sandsend Beck (MS)
  • Staithes Beck (MS)
    • Easington Beck (L)
      • Roxby Beck (R)
  • Kilton Beck (MS)

Skelton Beck catchment

  • Skelton Beck (MS)
    • Saltburn Beck (L)
    • Tocketts Beck (L)
    • Waterfall Beck (R)

North East England

All rivers entering the North Sea from Redcar north to the Scottish border. This section includes the rivers of County Durham and Northumberland.

Tees catchment

  • River Tees (MS)
    • Greatham Creek (L)
      • North Burn (R)
    • Billingham Beck (L)
    • Hartburn Beck (L)
    • River Leven (R)
    • Clow Beck (R)
    • River Skerne (L)
    • Langley Beck (L)
    • River Greta (R)
      • Sleightholme Beck (R)
    • Deepdale Beck (R)
    • River Balder (R)
      • Eggleston Burn (L)
    • River Lune (R)
      • Long Grain (Ls)
      • Lune Head Beck (Rs)
    • Hudeshope Beck (L)
    • Harwood Beck (L)
    • Maize Beck (R)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Crimdon Beck (MS)
  • Castle Eden Burn (MS)
  • Horden Burn (MS)
  • Hawthorn Burn (MS)

Wear catchment

  • River Wear (MS)
    • Croxdale Beck (R)
    • River Browney (L)
      • River Deerness (L)
    • Stockley Beck (L)
    • River Gaunless
    • Bedburn Beck (R)
    • Waskerley Beck (L)
    • Bollihope Burn (R)
    • Stanhope Burn (L)
    • Rookhope Burn (L)
      • Killhope Burn (Ls)
      • Burnhope Burn (Rs)

Tyne catchment

  • River Tyne (MS)
    • River Don (R)
    • Ouseburn (L)
    • River Team (R)
    • River Derwent (R)
      • Burnhope Burn (R)
      • Beldon Burn (Ls)
      • Nookton Burn (Rs)
    • Stanley Burn (R)
    • Whittle Burn (L)
    • Stocksfield Burn (R)
    • March Burn (R)
    • Devil's Water (R)
      • West Dipton Burn (L)
      • Ham Burn or Rowley Burn (L)
    • River South Tyne (Rs)
      • River Allen (R)
        • River East Allen (Rs)
        • River West Allen (Ls)
          • Carr's Burn (L)
          • Wellhope Burn (L)
      • Haltwhistle Burn (L)
      • Tipalt Burn (L)
      • Park Burn (R)
      • Hartley Burn (L)
      • Thinhope Burn (L)
      • Knar Burn (L)
      • Gilderdale Burn (L)
      • River Nent (R)
      • Black Burn (L)
    • River North Tyne (Ls)
      • Erring Burn (L)
      • Swin Burn (L)
      • Crook Burn (R)
      • Warks Burn (R)
      • Houxty Burn (R)
      • River Rede (L)
        • Lisles Burn (L)
        • Elsdon Burn (L)
        • Durtrees Burn (L)
        • Silis Burn (L)
        • Blakehope Burn (R)
        • Cottonshope Burn (L)
      • Hareshaw Burn (L)
      • Chirdon Burn (R)
      • Tarset Burn (L)
        • Tarret Burn (L)
        • Whickhope Burn (R)
          • Little Whickhope Burn (R)
        • Lewis Burn (L)
          • Akenshaw Burn (L)
      • Kielder Burn (L)
        • Ridge End Burn (L)
        • Scaup Burn (Rs)
        • White Kielder Burn (Ls)

Minor coastal catchment

  • Seaton Burn (MS)

Blyth catchment

  • River Blyth (MS)
    • Sleek Burn (L)
    • River Pont (R)

Wansbeck catchment

  • River Wansbeck (MS)
    • River Font (L)
    • Hart Burn (L)

Lyne catchment

  • River Lyne (MS)

Minor coastal catchment

  • Chevington Burn (MS)

Coquet catchment

  • River Coquet (MS)
    • Grange Burn (L)
    • Newton Burn (L)
    • Longdike Burn (R)
    • Swarland Burn (L)
    • Tod Burn (R)
    • Maglin Burn (R)
    • Forest Burn (R)
    • Wreigh Burn (L)
      • Back Burn (L)
    • Grasslees Burn (R)
    • Holystone Burn (R)
    • River Alwin (R)
    • Ridlees Burn (R)
    • Usway Burn (L)

Aln catchment

  • River Aln (MS)
    • Cawledge Burn (R)
    • Denwick Burn (L)
    • Shipley Burn (L)
      • Eglingham Burn (R)
    • Edlingham Burn (R)
    • Shawdon Burn (L)
    • Coe Burn (R)
    • Callaly Burn (R)
    • Mere Burn (L)

Minor coastal catchments

  • Howick Burn (MS)
  • Embleton Burn (MS)
  • Brunton Burn (MS)
  • Waren Burn (MS)
  • South Low (MS)
  • North Low (MS)

Tweed catchment

Tributaries of the Tweed which are wholly in Scotland are omitted from this list but may be found in the List of rivers of Scotland.

  • River Tweed (MS)
    • Whiteadder Water (L)
    • River Till (R) (known as River Breamish in its upper reaches)
      • River Glen (L)
        • Bowmont Water (Ls) (Bowman Water in lower reaches)
        • College Burn (Rs)
      • Wooler Water (L)
        • Carey Burn (Ls)
        • Harthope Burn (Rs)
      • Hetton Burn (R)
      • Lilburn Burn (Ls)
      • River Breamish (Rs)
        • Harelaw Burn (L)
        • Linhope Burn (L)

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