- River Nidd
river_name = River Nidd
caption = Railway Viaduct over the River Nidd, seen from
origin = Nidd Head, 1 mile north of
mouth = River Ouse,
elevation = 595 m (1952 ft)
watershed = The River Nidd is tributary of the River Ouse in the English county of
The Nidd rises in
Nidderdalein the Yorkshire Dales. In its first few miles it is dammed twice to create Angram Reservoirand Scar House Reservoir, which attract around 150,000 visitors a year.
The first major settlement on the course of the river is
Pateley Bridge. The Nidderdale Museumis located here, and features sections about the traditional agriculture, industries, religion, transport and costume of Nidderdale.
The river then passes to the north of
Harrogatebefore flowing through Knaresborough, which is home to Knaresborough Castleand Knaresborough Museum.
The Nidd then continues east crossing underneath the A1 and the
A1(M)near the small village of Cowthorpe, after which the river meanders towards its junction with the River Ouse at Nun Monkton.
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