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River Avon may refer to:

United Kingdom


  • River Avon, Devon, running from Ryder's Hill to Bigbury; also known as River Aune
  • River Avon, Warwickshire, running from Naseby to Tewkesbury (Also known as Shakespeare's Avon)
  • River Avon, Hampshire, running from Pewsey to Christchurch
  • River Avon, Bristol, running from Acton Turville to Avonmouth
  • Avon Water, Hampshire, running from Holmsley to Keyhaven


  • River Avon, Falkirk, running from near Cumbernauld to Grangemouth
  • River Avon, Strathspey, running from Ben Macdui to Cragganmore
  • Avon Water, running from south of Darvel to Motherwell


  • River Avon, occasional anglicisation of the River Afan
  • Afon, the Welsh word for river, often anglicised to 'avon'


  • Avon River (Ontario)
  • Avon River (Nova Scotia)

New Zealand

  • Avon River (Canterbury)
  • Avon River (Marlborough)


  • Avon River (Gloucester), New South Wales
  • Avon River (Wollongong), New South Wales
  • Avon River (Gippsland, Victoria)
  • Avon River (Grampians, Victoria)
  • Avon River (Western Australia)

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