BOOK SUSSEX HOTELS

River Adur, Sussex

River Adur
The River Adur runs through the county of Sussex, in England, and
gives its name to the Adur District. The river comprises of two
separate streams, the Eastern Adur and the Western Adur, that join
near the Shoreham Gap Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
(AONB). The Adur Estuary has also been designated a Site of Special
Scientific Interest (SSSI). Since at least Roman times the River Adur
has been an important route for trade. The river derives its name from
the Celtic word for 'water'. A variety of sailing and boating
activities take place on the river, such as yachting, rowing,
windsurfing and canoeing.

More British Natural features?

Other Sussex Naturals

The Weald
River Mole
Romney Marsh
South Downs
River Medway
Beachy Head
Camber Sands
Sussex Downs
Ashdown Forest
Seven Sisters
River Arun
Devilís Dyke
Birling Gap
Cissbury Ring
Harting Down
Ditchling Down
Black Down

Brit Quote:
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor. - Samuel Johnson
More Quotes

On this day:
2nd Battle of Newbury - 1644, Sex Pistols Release Never Mind the Bollocks - 1977
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages