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  River Tweed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Tweed from Mertoun House, near St Boswells.
The River Tweed (156 kilometres or 97 miles long) flows primarily through the Borders region of Scotland.
The Tweed is one of the great Salmon rivers of Scotland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Tweed   (193 words)

  
 Tweed - LoveToKnow 1911
TWEED, a river in the south of Scotland.
After receiving the Gala on the left, the Tweed crosses the north-western corner of Roxburghshire past Melrose and, after being joined by the Leader on the left, winds past Dryburgh Abbey round the south-western corner of Berwickshire.
(1600) the Tweed uplands were the favourite hunting ground of the Scots monarchs, and, at a later date, the Covenanters found refuge in the recesses of the hills and on the banks of Talla Water, an early right-hand affluent.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Tweed   (424 words)

  
 Combined Tweed Historical Societies- Early Tweed History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Unfortunately many of them were wrecked on the river bar, which remained shallow and full of shoals until the retaining walls were built in the 1890's when the channel in its turn started to continuously silt up.
They built schooners, river boats and clinker built fishing and row boats to enable the settlers to get around the Tweed on the network of rivers before the development of roads, bridges and ferries were fully constructed in the 1930's.
Tweed Heads began to develop from 1870 onwards after a pilot station was opened there, and later the villages of Murwillumbah, Tumbulgum, Chinderah, Tyalgum and Uki became service centres.
www.tweedhistory.org.au /combined/tweedhist.shtml   (636 words)

  
 Tweed River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
River Tweed, which flows from the Scottish Borders into the North Sea at Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, forming the border between Scotland and England along part of its route
Tweed River (New South Wales) in New South Wales, Australia
The Tweed Rivers in Australia and New Zealand were named after the River Tweed, Scotland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tweed_River   (121 words)

  
 Tweed River - NSW DPI - Fisheries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The whole of the waters of the Tweed River and its tributaries, from its source to a line drawn from the southern point of Rocky Point generally easterly to Fingal Road at the entrance of Wommin Lagoon, and including Terranora Creek, Terranora Broadwater and Cobaki Broadwater.
The whole of the waters of the Tweed River and its tributaries, from a line drawn from the southern point of Rocky Point generally easterly to Fingal Road at the entrance of Wommin Lagoon, upstream to the bridge at Barneys Point, and including Terranora Creek, Terranora Broadwater and Cobaki Broadwater and their tributaries.
The waters of the Tweed River from a line drawn between the eastern extremities of the northern and southern breakwaters, upstream to a line drawn east-west across the river and intersecting the most northern extremity of Ukerebagh Island.
www.fisheries.nsw.gov.au /general/homepage/locations/tweed_river   (647 words)

  
 River Tweed
The River Tweed (156 Kilometers long) flows primarily through the Borders[?] region of Scotland.
Its lower reaches mark the Scots border with England for 27 kilometers near Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Tweed affluents include the river Gala[?], the river Ettrick[?] and the river Teviot[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ri/River_Tweed.html   (41 words)

  
 Bridging the Border, Education Project.
The Tweed is the second largest river basin in Scotland covering a total area of 5000 square kilometres (1930 square miles).
The source of the River Tweed is at Tweed’s Well, high in the Lowther Hills it than travels 160km (100 miles) before reaching the North Sea at Berwick Upon Tweed.
The Tweed river system is one of the least polluted in the UK which enables a large variety of flora and fauna to thrive within the river and along its banks.
www.tweededucation.org.uk /home/catchment.htm   (259 words)

  
 Tour River Tweed, Tour Scotland.
Tweed trout also are noted for their size and for the distances they travel inland up its winding course.
As befits a frontier river, and a much disputed frontier in times gone by, the line of the Tweed is marked by watch towers and fortresses.
Although the river now flows north-eastward, as the boundary line, it is with the north bank that we are mainly concerned.
www.visitdunkeld.com /tour-river-tweed.htm   (755 words)

  
 Annual Report
He will be a real loss to the river; his contribution has been enormous — not only in delivering the habitat improvements but also in representing the river’s interests with the agricultural and forestry sectors and many other groups and agencies that are involved in the life of the river.
Tweed has been designated a Special Area of Conservation, the purpose of which is to protect the river and its wild salmon from potentially damaging operations, of which this is clearly one.
The Tweed Foundation and River Tweed Commissioners have always worked together and, increasingly, the level of this cooperation has shifted up a gear with the Bailiffs now undertaking routine inspections of the Foundation’s habitat works and reporting defects to be rectified.
www.tweedfoundation.org.uk /Members/Annual_Report/annual_report.html   (2544 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - Scotland - River Tweed hailed as best in world for salmon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
THE River Tweed is being hailed by many as the best salmon-fishing river in the world, after a year in which a record-breaking 15,257 fish were landed by anglers.
He said the Tweed’s proprietors were told that on the River Rauma in Norway, managers had been trying to eradicate "this apocalyptic bug" for the past 22 years, which had all but eliminated its salmon.
However, the river’s burgeoning reputation and its bountiful stocks of top-quality fish have attracted a group of fishermen who have no intention of putting back any of their catches; the Tweed’s soaring success has attracted growing numbers of poachers.
news.scotsman.com /scotland.cfm?id=229702005   (918 words)

  
 Tourism in the Tweed Shire, Northern NSW Australia
Accommodations vary from apartments, hotels and motels in Tweed Heads and Tweed South, 5 star complexes on the Tweed Coast, to boutique bed and breakfasts and eco tourism resorts in the hinterland.
As well as pristine rainforests, impressive mountains and beautiful countryside, the Tweed area is a haven for local craftspeople and you’ll enjoy discovering the many galleries and craft shops which display their wares or take a visit to the art gallery in Murwillumbah which hosts the richest portrait prize in Australia (the Doug Moran prize).
With the Tweed being increasingly seen as a destination in its own right, rather than an "overnight stop" on the way to the Gold Coast or Byron Shire, that number is set to increase annually.
hillcrestbb.com /tweed/tourism.htm   (529 words)

  
 Tweed River
For the Tweed River catchment a community discussion meeting attended by more than 90 people was held in Tweed Heads, a meeting for Aboriginal people (attended by representatives of many north coast Aboriginal communities) was held at Lismore, and a number of written submissions were received.
The river flow objectives that caused the most concern to people (particularly irrigators) were those involving potential control of access to water at times when the river was flowing little or not at all.
As a guide, rivers should not be allowed to further degrade in water quality or flow regime, and may require restoration where water quality is poor, the flow regime has changed, or habitat has been lost or degraded.
www.epa.nsw.gov.au /ieo/Tweed/report-01.htm   (874 words)

  
 Accommodation Northern Rivers accommodation and information Guide to places to stay in the Northern Rivers region of ...
The Northern Rivers region of Australia is located on the far North coast of NSW and runs from Grafton, Lismore and Ballina in the South, to the Tweed Shire in the North.
Due to their close proximity, Tweed Heads and Coolangatta are often referred to as the Twin Towns and are considered a major regional centre, with Gold Coast a hub for domestic carriers.
The Tweed coast is a 35 km-long chain of pristine beaches with grassy headlands and quiet villages stretching from the mouth of the Tweed River at Fingal, to Wooyung in the south, with the main hub of the area being Murwillumbah - a 30 minute drive south from Tweed Heads.
hillcrestbb.com /tweed/tweedshire.htm   (1281 words)

  
 Fishing on the River Tweed
On the Tweed, where about 10,000 fish are landed each year, that assessment pays for poaching patrols, biological studies, and the core of the habitat restoration budget.
The Tweed's main tributary was "oozing, not flowing-a mere sluggish injection between ink-scummed pools," Glen recites, quoting the nineteenth-century poet John Ruskin.
On the Tweed, a subtle combination of social norms and economic forces continues to protect the salmon run, in an evolution of a system that has been in place for more than 800 years.
www.perc.org /perc.php?subsection=5&id=249   (1360 words)

  
 River Fishing Locations Northumberland Northumbria England UK GB (page 159)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
THE RIVER TYNE: Wylam; Northumbrian Anglers and Tynedale Council.
THE RIVER REDE: Otterburn; Dunns House and Woolaw.
THE RIVER WANSBECK: Wansbeck Riverside and Wansbeck Angling.
www.northumberland.gov.uk /vg/frlocs.html   (1088 words)

  
 FishTweed - Salmon Fishing - About The River
This period of the Tweed's angling history was superbly documented and immortalised in print by some of the finest piscatorial writers such as Scrope, Younger and Thomas Stoddart.
The Tweed is the second longest river in Scotland and takes great pride in the fact that it produces more fish caught to the fly than any other river in Britain.
The Tweed Foundation is a charitable trust which was set up in 1983 to enhance and maintain all species of fish in the Tweed's catchment area.
www.fishtweed.co.uk /pages/abouttheriver.asp?ref=Tweed&dom=FishTweed   (416 words)

  
 Northern Rivers/Tropical New South Wales
Rivers and creeks meander through lush green valleys created by the world’s second largest shield volcano to pristine and uncrowded beaches.  Towering rainforests cling to the volcano caldera[1], whilst Mt Warning, the extinct volcano “plug”, soars above the valleys to catch Australia’s first dawn sunshine.
Due to their close proximity, Tweed Heads and Coolangatta are often referred to as the Twin Towns and are considered a major regional centre, with Coolangatta Airport a hub for domestic carriers.
As well as pristine rainforests, impressive mountains and beautiful countryside, the Tweed area is a haven for local craftspeople and you’ll enjoy discovering the many galleries and craftshops which display their wares.
www.travellady.com /articles/article-norhternrivers.html   (1271 words)

  
 Solway Tweed River Basin District
Where rivers or stretches of river were found in a specific type that display only very minor effects from pressures, these were used to help define reference conditions.
Of the twelve possible lake types, seven types are present in the Solway Tweed river basin district (Map 3).
Of these, two types of transitional waters and three types of coastal waters are represented in the Solway Tweed river basin district (Map 4 and Map 5).
www.sepa.org.uk /publications/wfd/html/article_5_solway_tweed/3.2.html   (741 words)

  
 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tweed Forum is a non- profit making company limited by guarantee with charitable status and registered as an Environmental Body under the Landfill Tax regulations.
The Forum’s main objective is “to promote the wise and sustainable use of the whole of the Tweed catchment through holistic and integrated management and planning”.
Tweed Forum’s membership of 29, includes local councils, Government Agencies, Environmental and Recreational Groups and others dedicated to securing the future of the River Tweed.
www.tweedforum.com   (119 words)

  
 Bridges of the River Tweed, Walks By The Tweed, Scotland, Scottish Villages
At the upper tidal limit of the River Tweed, on the site of a former ford which was normally passable.
Drygrange Bridge — Built 1779 to 1780 by Alexander Stevens at a traditional crossing point of the River Tweed — it is thought the Romans may have used the same crossing.
Rebuilt in 1663 using stone from the ruined St Andrew's Church, it had additional arches added in 1799, by John Hislop; it was widened twice - from 8ft to 21 ft in 1834 by John and Thomas Smith and from 21 ft to 40ft in 1900 by McTaggart, Cowan and Barker.
www.stboswells.bordernet.co.uk /walks-by-the-tweed/14.html   (1034 words)

  
 Tweed Guide - Guided Trout&Grayling fishing on the River Tweed - Fish in Scotland
The Tweed's grayling fishing is among the best in the UK, and both the Tweed and its major tributary the Teviot have the type of clear streamy water interspersed with swims and long glides which the shoals of grayling favour.
The Tweed's wild brown trout can grow to considerable sizes and each season fish of 3 or 4 pounds are taken on some of the best trout waters.
Although the Tweed is recognised as one of the world's top Atlantic salmon rivers it also has excellent, and sometimes overlooked, trout and grayling fishing.
www.fishinscotland.net /tweedguide.htm   (754 words)

  
 tweed towns on the tweed coast and tweed valley
Tweed Coast and Tweed Valley Family, couples, luxury, houseboats, honeymoons, and self contained accommodation to suit all budgets and needs in the beautiful Tweed region, Northern NSW Australia.
Right on the banks of the Tweed River, one of the first settlements in the Tweed valley and with a It's name is an aboriginal word meaning "meeting of the waters", Tumbulgum was originally a cedar loggers settlement.
Tweed Heads began to grow from 1870 after a pilot station was opened on the Tweed River.
tweedstay.com /towns.htm   (1698 words)

  
 Fishing in Scotland. Fisheries and fishing on the River Tweed system and the Borders
Not only is the Tweed one of the classic salmon rivers, but it is famous for its early and late running salmon.
The Tweed is a large river and has some sizeable tributaries including the Teviot, Till, Ettrick and Whiteadder.
Around 5 Miles of the River Teviot, one of the major tributaries of the famous River Tweed, is available for salmon, sea-trout, brown trout and grayling angling.
www.fishing-scotland.net /tweed.htm   (319 words)

  
 Trout Fly Fishing River Tweed Scotland
Tweed Guide - a complete fly fishing package for wild brown trout, grayling and salmon on the River Tweed in the beautiful Scottish Borders.
"Tweed Guide's knowledge of the fishing in the area is outstanding, and the friendly personal service provided was excellent in every way.
For the more experienced Tweed Guide will take you to stretches of the river which are off the beaten track where you can often fish all day without seeing another angler.
www.tweedguide.com /4436.html?*session*id*key*=*session*id*val*   (505 words)

  
 FishTweed - Salmon & Trout Fishing - Home
The River Tweed has always been internationally famous for its salmon fishing, with people coming from all over the world to fish it.
After three record breaking years, not only does Tweed catch more Atlantic salmon than any other river in the European Union, but it also now ranks among the very top salmon rivers in the world.
Tweed may be most famous for its salmon fishing, but it also has an excellent run of sea trout both in the summer and the autumn with some large specimens being taken.
www.fishtweed.co.uk   (243 words)

  
 River Tweed Salmon Flies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Coldstream - On the banks of the Tweed an ancient crossing point on the border which is equally known for its association with the Coldstream Guards as it is with the local salmon fishing beats.
Overlooking the River Tweed and the famous Junction Pool, yet only yards away from Kelso lively town centre.
Every river is described in great detail giving the adventurous fisher all the information they would ever need.
freespace.virgin.net /tweedtube.flies/links.html   (358 words)

  
 Berwick upon Tweed History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the mainland five miles north of Holy Island, is the mouth of the River Tweed and the most historic town of Berwick Upon Tweed.
The River Tweed at Berwick is almost as well known as the Tyne at Newcastle for its bridges.
There are three here namely; Old Bridge, the Royal Tweed Bridge, and the Royal Border Bridge.The Royal Tweed is the most recent, built in 1925 it carries the old A1 through the town, although the more modern road now bypasses the town to the west.
www.thenortheast.fsnet.co.uk /BerwickuponTweed.htm   (1445 words)

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