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River Clyde

Flowing through Glasgow, the River Clyde in Scotland is the eighth longest river in the UK at about 106 miles (170 km) in length.

Things to do nearby

Waterway notes

Navigation Authorities

  • Clyde Port Authority – Sea to Albert Bridge
  • Glasgow City Council – Albert Bridge to Rutherglen
  • Queen’s Harbourmaster – Loch Long, Gareloch and Loch Goil

Funding of waterways managed by the Environment Agency

Along with its many environmental responsibilities, the Environment Agency manages the navigation of 630 miles of waterways – such as the River Thames and the River Medway in the south east – and many waterways in the Anglian Region.

Funding of Scottish Canals

150 miles of canal in Scotland are managed by Scottish Canals, the name for what remains of the British Waterways Board after their waterways in England and Wales were transferred to Canal & River Trust in 2012.