Natural rivers for life

Find out what makes the Eden special

Eden is a unique and beautiful network of rivers, becks and lakes, stretching 80 miles from Hellgill Force to the Solway Firth. Covering an impressive 850 square miles, it is the lifeblood of the area and it is under threat.

Here at Eden Rivers Trust our vision is for a healthy Eden for all and we need your help. Eden is your river to explore and enjoy, we believe that working together we can make a big difference to the health of our rivers making the Eden a better place for people and wildlife.

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Projects

Landscape at Cairn Beck with wiggling river channel and ponds

Cairn Beck NFM project

A three-year project to identify and install natural flood management (NFM) measures in the Cairn Beck catchment

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Thrimby river restoration

Reducing flood risk, safeguarding infrastructure and improving habitat on the River Leith

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Act For Eden's Rivers

An exciting two-year project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund that will provide a wide range of opportunities for people to become pollution fighters, habitat creators and river defenders!

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It's time to Act for Eden

Get behind our new campaign and make a promise to Act for Eden!

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Things to do

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Events

See all the latest events in your area

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Trails

Explore new places in Eden by boot, bike or boat

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Activities to download

Browse our wide range of fun activity sheets

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Donate

Help us to improve and protect The Eden for people & wildlife

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Get Involved

There's lots of ways you can get involved to help your local river

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