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River Till
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River Till near Heatherslaw, Etal
River Till, Northumberland is located in Northumberland
River Till, Northumberland
Location of the mouth within Northumberland
Country United Kingdom
County Northumberland
Physical characteristics
River mouth 55°40′49″N 2°12′30″W / 55.6802°N 2.2082°W / 55.6802; -2.2082

The River Till is a river of north-eastern Northumberland. It is a tributary of the River Tweed, of which it is the only major tributary to flow wholly in England. The upper part of the Till, which rises on Comb Fell in the Cheviots, is known as the River Breamish.

Its tributaries include Wooler Water, which originates in the Cheviot Hills, and the River Glen in Glendale. It meets the Tweed near Berwick-upon-Tweed and Twizell Bridge. According to local folklore:

Tweed said to Till
"What gars ye rin sae stil?"
Says Till to Tweed,
"Though ye rin wi' speed
And I rin slaw
Whar ye droon yin man
I droon twa"

Recent environmental projects have included an attempt to conserve the native brown trout.

Tweed tributaries
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