River Winterborne

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The River Winterborne at Winterborne Kingston.
The River Winterborne at Winterborne Zelston.
The River Winterborne drying at the end of May at Winterborne Clenston.

The River Winterborne is a river in Dorset, England.[1]

The river only flows overground during the winter, hence the name. It flows through a number of villages with a first name of "Winterborne".

The River Winterborne flows through the following villages in Dorset from its source to the point where it joins the River Stour:[1]

The river flows at first southwards and then eastwards.

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  1. ^ a b "Dorset: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Walking the River Winterborne" (PDF). www.dorsetaonb.org.uk. Dorset AONB Partnership, UK. 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2016. 

Coordinates: 50°48′07″N 2°04′39″W / 50.80190°N 2.07748°W / 50.80190; -2.07748