Tyne Rivers Trust > The River

The Tyne catchment is made up of huge contrasts, from the remote and barren sheep-grazed hills of the North Pennines to the densely-populated areas of Newcastle and Gateshead. This brings different challenges to each part of the river, here’s how we work to address them:

  • The River Tyne is 73 miles (118km) long
  • The entire catchment covers an area of 2,936km2
  • It contains 2,733miles(4,399km) of waterways in total
  • It is the best salmon river in England

 

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