River Winterborne

The River Winterborne is a river in Dorset, England.[1]

The River Winterborne at Winterborne Kingston.
The River Winterborne at Winterborne Zelston.
The River Winterborne drying at the end of May at Winterborne Clenston.

The river only flows overground during the winter, hence the name. It flows through a number of villages with a first name of "Winterborne".

The River Winterborne flows through the following villages in Dorset from its source to the point where it joins the River Stour:[1]

The river flows at first southwards and then eastwards.

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  1. ^ a b "Dorset: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Walking the River Winterborne" (PDF). www.dorsetaonb.org.uk. Dorset AONB Partnership, UK. 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2016.

Coordinates: 50°48′07″N 2°04′39″W / 50.80190°N 2.07748°W / 50.80190; -2.07748