The Thames River Basin District, including the Medway catchment, covers an
area of 6,229 square miles (16,130 km2
). The river basin includes both rural and
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River Thames History. This magnificent city owes its very existance to the
majestic Royal River Thames which flows through its centre.
Float down England's longest river, from its origin in the Cotswolds to its ... city
who prowl the banks of the Thames searching for fragments of London's history.
History of the Thames. Old Father Thames is the most significant river if not the
longest in the UK with a rich vein of historic,cultural buildings and landmarks -sea
is probably Britain’s most famous river
, used heavily for shipping for centuries. Over time vessels have sunk, and recently a team examined the Thames
Estuary area for wrecks, finding seven – some dating back 350 years – and removing them so modern shipping ... More »
Thames history. 1. The name 'Thames', from Middle English Temese, is derived
from the Celtic name for the river, Tamesas (from *tam ssa), recorded in Latin as ...
Mar 17, 2009 ... The River Thames is 215 miles long and has been an important trade route
throughout its history. Some people believe that the Romans may ...
Facts about Thames history. The name 'Thames', from Middle English Temese, is
derived from the Celtic name for the river, Tamesas (from *tamēssa), recorded ...
The experience of the river- the sound of the waves, the birds, the fish, boats and
yes, even the ... The Thames and London- a short history through the ages.
Learn about the longest river in England with its 45 locks and areas of ... one of
our family friendly hotels and you can discover history or enjoy a spot of camping.