River Great Ouse
The River Great Ouse
is a river
in the east of England
. It is 240 km (150 m) long which makes it the major navigation in East Anglia
. The lower reaches of the Great Ouse are also known as "Old West River" and "the Ely Ouse".
The Great Ouse at St Neots
It flows through Bedford, St Neots, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, St Ives, the cathedral city of Ely, Littleport, Downham Market and flows into The Wash at King's Lynn.
The Environment Agency is the navigation authority and it tries to attract more boaters to the river.
Tributaries of the River Great Ouse:
The Ouse Washes
are an internationally important area for wildlife.