From wikipedia the free encyclopedia the river nar is a river in england a tributary of the river great ouse. It rises near litcham in norfolk and flows 15 miles west through castle acre and narborough joining the ouse at king s lynn.
The river nar is a globally rare chalk stream and is arguably norfolk s most unspoilt and beautiful example.
River nar. River nar is a watercourse in norfolk and has an elevation of 10 feet. The river nar is no longer navigable. River nar is situated southeast of blackborough.
In 2011 the nar was recognised by the environment agency as one of the top ten most improved rivers in england and wales. The aim was to diversify and naturalise the river to improve the overall richness of habitat for fauna and flora. The river nar is a river in england a tributary of the river great ouse it rises at mileham near litcham in norfolk and flows 15 miles west through castle acre and narborough the latter giving the nar its name joining the ouse at king s lynn.
The river nar is a tributary of the river great ouse. Norfolk rivers trust norfolk rivers internal drainage board idb and cain bio engineering teamed up to restore a large section of the river nar at west acre. Trees were selectively cut and positioned in the over wide channel to rebuild the meanders and low lying river banks.
It rises at mileham near litcham in norfolk and flows 15 miles west through castle acre and narborough the latter giving the nar its name joining the ouse at king s lynn. The waterfront at king s lynn along the river great ouse has been cleaned up in recent years. It has had a variety of alternative names such as the setch the sandringham and lynn flu though these are rarely if ever used today.
The project installed runoff interceptors and improved land management to reduce sediment runoff and increase infiltration. It begins at a junction on the east bank of the river great ouse tidal section on the south west side of king s lynn os grid ref tf 617 195. In the river nar posted by kathy hughes in government rivers freshwater on 20 september 2013 a couple of weeks ago i went with colleagues to norfolk to meet up with itv s countrywise to look at the work of the norfolk rivers trust is doing to return a stretch of the river nar to its natural state.
River nar from mapcarta the free map. As it flows through the downs and fenland of north west norfolk its progression from chalk river to fen river is distinctive. The river nar is a chalk stream and fenland habitat that faces agricultural pollution.