River Petteril

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River Petteril
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Petteril from Kitchenhill bridge
Country United Kingdom
Part England
County Cumbria
City Carlisle
Source near Penruddock and Motherby
Mouth Confluence with River Eden
Wikimedia Commons: River Petteril

The River Petteril is a river running through the English county of Cumbria.

The source of the Petteril is near Penruddock and Motherby, from where the young river runs northeast through Greystoke, Blencow and Newton Reigny, before passing under the M6 motorway, after which the river turns north, and the motorway roughly follows the course of the river towards Carlisle.

Having reached Carlisle, the Petteril runs a course through the south east of Carlisle, dividing the suburbs of Harraby, Upperby and Botcherby before joining the River Eden on its journey to the Solway Firth.

Coordinates: 54°54′N 2°55′W / 54.900°N 2.917°W / 54.900; -2.917