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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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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Eden River Rambles

Being motivated to get outside for a walk on a damp, cloudy and drizzling winter day is often too much to ask of some people, but not our band of Eden River Ramblers! Find out more about this innovative project bringing people closer to our rivers.

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Discover Eden this summer

Download one of our trails, pull on your boots and discover amazing places in Eden!

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Things to do

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See all the latest events in your area

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


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

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