- River Lynher
The River Lynher flows through
Cornwall, passing St Germansand enters Plymouth Soundat the Hamoaze. It is approximately 21 miles (or 34km long), rising at a height of approximately 920 feet (or 280m) on Bodmin Moorand flowing into the Tamar Estuary at Plymouth. It has four main tributaries, the largest of which is the River Tiddy. The smaller tributaries include Deans Brook, Withey Brook, Marke Valleyand Darleyfordstreams and Kelly Brook.
The Lynher and its tributaries are largely used for rod and line fishing, particularly for
brown troutand Atlantic salmon. Its estuary is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interestand also as a Special Protection Area. Many species can be found here, including rarer species such as the kingfisher, otter, dipper, avocet, black-tailed godwitand the triangular club-rush ( scirpus).
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