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River Wye, Derbyshire

The River Wye is a river in Derbyshire, England. It is one of the major tributaries of the River Derwent, which flows into the River Trent, and ultimately into the Humber and the North Sea.

The river source lies just west of Buxton. It then flows east, along a route roughly followed by the A6 road. It enters the Peak District, flows just south of Tideswell, then through Ashford in the Water and Bakewell, and south of Haddon Hall, before meeting the River Derwent at Rowsley.

A pleasant walk is possible alongside much of the length of the river, mostly following an abandoned railway line.

The main tributary of the river is the River Lathkill, which enters approximately one mile from its mouth.

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