Ettrick Water

Coordinates: 55°34′54″N 2°48′41″W / 55.581529°N 2.811493°W / 55.581529; -2.811493
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River Ettrick
Ettrick Water is located in Scotland
Ettrick Water
Location of the confluence in Scotland
CountryScotland, UK
Physical characteristics
 • coordinates55°20′38″N 3°18′25″W / 55.344°N 3.307°W / 55.344; -3.307
MouthConfluence with the River Tweed
 • coordinates
55°34′54″N 2°48′41″W / 55.581529°N 2.811493°W / 55.581529; -2.811493
Basin features
Grid referenceNT395045

The Ettrick Water is a river in Ettrick, by the village of Ettrickbridge and the historic town of Selkirk, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland.

Tweed tributaries

The water, a tributary of the River Tweed, is known also as the River Ettrick, often locally known as Wild Ettrick (though that title refers more correctly to the Ettrick Forest and the Ettrickdale), and it flows through the village, and its flood plain, the Ettrick Marshes. It is the second-fastest rising river in Scotland.

Carterhaugh, near the confluence of the Ettrick Water (foreground) and the Yarrow Water.
Ettrick Water from the air

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