River Avon, Bristol

river in the southwest of England

The River Avon runs through Bristol. The river is the 19th longest river in the United Kingdom.[1] It is 75 miles (121km) long. The source of the river is in the Severn Estuary. The river rises in the county of Gloucestershire. It then flows through Wiltshire, for example in the city of Salisbury.

The Avon river on the Pulteney Bridge in Bath


  1. Bristol Avon River Trust. "About the Rivers". Archived from the original on 20 April 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2016.