From source to sea the river measures around 100 miles and is the 10th longest river in the uk. It flows from its source in arbury hill in northamptonshire to the wash in norfolk and lincolnshire.
In april 1998 heavy rain caused the nene to flood.
Nene river. The tidal river is about 100 miles 160 km long about 3 7 miles 6 0 km of which forms the border between cambridgeshire and norfolk it is the tenth longest river in the united kingdom and is navigable for 88 miles 142 km from northampton to. Catching carp to 60lb wild arapaima to 400lbs siamese carp over 200lb maekong catfish to 250lb and 100lb redtail catfish. In 2002 in northampton flood walls were built and a siren warning system installed to protect and alert residents.
Pronounced nen or nin depending where you re from the river nene is a large river in the centre east of england. We provide all contact details as an information service. The name of the river is taken from nene college of higher education in northampton.
Additionally it was named after the nene turbojet engine of rolls royce. It was the former name of university of northampton. We provide contact telephone and email details free of charge for canal based companies click for details.
River nen also spelled nene river rising in the east midlands england flowing 90 miles 145 km from limestone uplands in a generally northeastward course to the wash a shallow north sea inlet. Facts about the river nene 8. Don t go to the river nene without these.
The river nene ˈ n ɛ n or ˈ n iː n. River nene is also used for leisure activities. The river nene is the 10th longest river in the uk at 161 km long.
The navigable river is 88 miles 142 km long and has 38 locks. Other fens river nene river great ouse middle levels hire companies. We rely on traders to keep us informed for these listings so we can t guarantee that details are accurate or up to date.
It flows past northampton and oundle to peterborough in a broad valley. Chappers has been angling since he was five and has spent the last 10 years fishing across the world. Peterborough 31 miles inland was the tidal limit until the lock and sluice were built at dog in a doublet in 1937 a further five miles towards the sea.
Thence its course is almost level for 30 miles 50 km across the fens a drained area past wisbech into the wash. The nene valley is a haven for rare water and wetland birds and numerous species of dragonfly and damselfly. The nene river finger ring is a prime example of the high level of gold work and skill that was achieved in the early medieval period.
Dated to the 8th or 9th century on stylistic grounds it is a bold ring with a diameter of 2 7 cm 27mm. See below is a river in the east of england that rises from three sources in northamptonshire. The river nene meanders for about 100 miles via 38 locks through the counties of northamptonshire cambridgeshire and lincolnshire bordering on norfolk and ending its journey at the wash.
The middle level navigations connect to the nene at stanground lock along a short arm from the river just outside in.