River Medway facts for kids

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The River Medway is a river which flows for 70 miles (110 km) from the High Weald in Sussex, through Kent to the point where it enters the Thames Estuary. The river becoms tidal after Allington Lock.


The major tributaries of the medway are:

  • River Eden
  • River Bourne, known as the River Shode and River Busty
  • River Teise, major sub tributary River Bewl.
  • River Beult
  • Loose Stream
  • River Len


Until 1746 the river was impassable above Maidstone. The Environment Agency is the navigation authority.


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