List of rivers of Scotland

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This is a list of rivers of Scotland, by geography and length (at the end):

Flowing into the North Sea[change | change source]

The River Tweed at Coldstream.
Meandering River Forth viewed from the Wallace Monument. The river flows from right to left, and the former limit of navigation was in the left distance.
Looking upstream (north) along the River Tay from the centre of Perth
Falls of Dee, An Garbh Choire

From Berwick-upon-Tweed to Duncansby Head (East Coast)

The Inner Hebrides and Isle of Skye[change | change source]

Isle of Skye



Flowing into the Atlantic Ocean[change | change source]

River Don near Alford.jpg
Flyfishing on the River Carron (??Forth, Wester Ross or Sutherland?)

Dunnet Head to Mull of Kintyre

Firth of Clyde[change | change source]

The Clyde flowing through Glasgow. The Finnieston Crane on the left is seen as a lasting symbol of the industrial heritage of the Clyde.
The River Findhorn is crossed by the Highland Main Line railway and the A9 road just east of Tomatin
The Annick Water
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From Mull of Kintyre to Mull of Galloway

Arran and the Cumbrae Islands

Solway Firth (Mull of Galloway to Gretna, Irish Sea)[change | change source]

The estuary of the River Nith, opening into Solway Firth south of Dumfries.
Hoddom Bridge, River Annan

Outer Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland[change | change source]

By length[change | change source]

The eleven major rivers of Scotland, by length, are:

  1. River Tay 193 km (120 miles)
  2. River Spey 172 km (107 miles)
  3. River Clyde 171 km (106 miles)
  4. River Tweed 156 km (97 miles)
  5. River Dee 137 km (85 miles)
  6. River Don 132 km (82 miles)
  7. River Nith 112 km (71 miles)
  8. River Forth 105 km (65 miles)
  9. River Findhorn 101 km (63 miles)
  10. River Deveron 98 km (61 miles)
  11. River Annan 79 km (49 miles)