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Rivers in England Map

by Vishal Kumar

The Rivers in England Map shows the major rivers flowing through the country such as the Thames, Tyne, Mersey, Severn, Trent, and many more.

England River Map


The England River Map shows more than 22 rivers flowing across the countryside.

These are the Top 5 longest rivers.

River Severn:

220 miles
The Severn along with its seven estuaries is England’s longest river. Rising at an altitude of 610 meters on the northern slopes of Plynlimon in Wales, the Severn flows southward towards the Bristol Channel draining an area of 4,350 sq miles before joining the Atlantic Ocean. The Severn Bridge, a 990-meter suspension bridge over the river, connects London to South Wales.

River Thames:

215 miles
The second longest river in the UK rises at the Thames Head, around 3 miles from Cirencester, Gloucestershire, and covers a basin area of around 5,500 square miles. The Thames flows through Oxford, Reading, Henley-on-Thames, Windsor, Teddington, and London before flowing past the Thames Estuary and finally meeting up with the North Sea. In Oxford, the river is also known as Isis. River Thames finds mentions several works of English poetry and literature.

River Trent:

185 miles
The river rises on Biddulph Moor, close to Cheshire in Staffordshire, and drains an area of around 4,000 sq miles covering most of the Midlands. Trent flows past Stoke-on-Trent, Burton-upon Trent, Nottingham, Newark, and Gainsborough before joining with River Ouse to form the Humber Estuary.

River Great Ouse:

143 miles
Also known as the Great Ouse, the river has several sources in the Syresham village area of Northampton and drains an area of 3,236 sq miles. The river is important for its barge-based commercial navigation and flows past the counties of Northampton, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Norfolk.

River Wye:

134 miles
The larger part of the river forms the border between England and Wales in several places. From its source in the moorlands of Plynlimon in Wales, Wye flows past Rhayader, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford, Symonds Yat, and Tintern before flowing into the Severn estuary at the Irish Sea mouth.

Some of the other important rivers are

  • River Ure / River Ouse, Yorkshire:

    129 miles

  • River Nene:

    100 miles

  • River Avon, Warwickshire:

    96 miles

  • River Tweed:

    96 miles

  • River Eden, Cumbria:

    90 miles

  • River Witham:

    82 miles

  • River Teme: 81


  • River Ribble: 75


  • River Avon, Bristol:

    75 miles

  • River Tyne:

    73 miles

  • River Derwent, Yorkshire:

    72 miles

  • River Aire:

    71 miles

  • River Tees:

    70 miles

  • River Medway:

    70 miles

  • River Mersey:

    70 miles

  • River Don, South Yorkshire:

    70 miles

  • River Dee, Wales:

    70 miles

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