River Till near Heatherslaw, Etal
The River Till is a river of north-eastern Northumberland. It is a tributary of the River Tweed, of which it is the only major tributary to flow wholly in England. The upper part of the Till, which rises on Comb Fell, is known as the River Breamish.
Its tributaries include Wooler Water, which originates in the Cheviot Hills, and the River Glen in Glendale. It meets the Tweed near Berwick-upon-Tweed and the Twizel Viaduct. According to local folklore:
- Tweed said to Till
- "What gars ye rin sae stil?"
- Says Till to Tweed,
- "Though ye rin wi' speed
- And I rin slaw
- Whar ye droon yin man
- I droon twa"
Recent environmental projects have included an attempt to conserve the native brown trout.
- A walk along the River Till bank from Etal to Tiptoe
- Brown trout conservation project
- Local history
- Map sources for: - source of the Breamish and - confluence with the Tweed
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