This article is about a river in northwestern England. For the Scottish watercourse, see Water of Leith
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The River Leith is a watercourse in Cumbria, a county of northwestern England.
Rising at Shap, the Leith flows north alongside the M6 motorway via Great and Little Strickland before turning eastward at Melkinthorpe. Having passed through Cliburn, the Leith flows into the River Lyvennet at Cliburn Mill.
Coordinates: 54°36′51″N 2°37′11″W / 54.6143°N 2.6196°W