River Medway

river in South East England

The River Medway is a river which flows for 70 miles (110 km) from the High Weald in Sussex, through Kent to the point where it enters the Thames Estuary.[1] The river becoms tidal after Allington Lock.


The major tributaries of the medway are:


Until 1746 the river was impassable above Maidstone. The Environment Agency is the navigation authority.


  1. Arscott, David (2011). A Little Book of Sussex. Abingdon: The History Press Ltd.