River Avon


River Avon

River Avon (from Welsh "afon", "river") may refer to:

In England:
*River Avon, Devon, Bigbury on Sea near Salcombe
*River Avon, Warwickshire through Stratford-upon-Avon
*River Avon, Hampshire through Salisbury, Wiltshire and Christchurch, Dorset
*River Avon, Bristol through Bath, Somerset and Bristol

In Scotland:
*River Avon, Falkirk
*River Avon, Strathspey
*Avon Water tributary of the River Clyde

In Canada:
*Avon River (Ontario)
*Avon River (Nova Scotia)

In New Zealand:
*Avon River, New Zealand

In Australia:
*Avon River (Western Australia)
*Avon River (Western Victoria)
*Avon River (Gippsland, Victoria)
*Avon River (New South Wales)

In Wales:
*River Afan, the name Afan is sometimes anglicised to Avon

ee also

*List of tautological place names


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  • River Avon — noun 1. a river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn • Syn: ↑Avon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑England 2. a river in central England that flows… …   Useful english dictionary

  • River Avon, Bristol — Geobox|River name = River Avon native name = Lower Avon other name = Bristol Avon other name1 = image size = image caption = The Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge country = England | country country1 = state = Gloucestershire state1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • River Avon, Warwickshire — Infobox River river name = River Avon image size = 300px caption = The River Avon by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire origin = Naseby, Northamptonshire mouth = River Severn, Tewkesbury basin countries = England,… …   Wikipedia

  • River Avon, Hampshire — The River Avon is a river in the counties of Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset in the south of England, sometimes distinguished as the Salisbury Avon or the Hampshire Avon .It is regarded as one of the most legendary river fishing destinations in… …   Wikipedia

  • River Avon, Strathspey — The River Avon, Strathspey is a river in the Scottish Highlands, and a tributary of the River Spey. It drains the north eastern area of the Cairngorm Mountains.The source of the River Avon (Pronounced locally as IPAEng|ɑːn) is not on Ben Avon but …   Wikipedia

  • River Avon, Falkirk — The River Avon, Falkirk is a river in Scotland. It originates near Cumbernauld, flows through Avonbridge, through the Avon Gorge, Falkirk, through Muiravonside Country Park, Falkirk, past the west of Linlithgow and enters the Firth of Forth near… …   Wikipedia

  • River Avon, Devon — The River Avon is a river in the county of Devon in the south of England. It rises in the southern half of Dartmoor National Park in an area of bog to the west of Ryder s Hill. Close to where the river leaves Dartmoor a dam was built in 1957 to… …   Wikipedia

  • River Avon, Wiltshire — There are two rivers in Wiltshire, England, named Avon: * River Avon, Bristol, which flows through the north of the county and into the Bristol Channel at Avonmouth, Bristol * River Avon, Hampshire, which flows through Salisbury and into the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hampton Ferry (River Avon) — The Hampton Ferry is a pedestrian chain ferry, which links the main town of Evesham and the district of Hampton across the River Avon in the English county of Worcestershire. The ferry route dates back to the 13th century, when it was established …   Wikipedia

  • Kellaways - West Tytherton, River Avon SSSI, Wiltshire — Kellaways West Tytherton, River Avon SSSI (gbmapping|ST945750) is a 4.1 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1998.ource* [http://www.english nature.org.uk/citation/citation photo/2000308.pdf English… …   Wikipedia


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