The Watter o Clyde (Scots Gaelic: Abhainn Chluaidh) is a major river in Scotland.[1] It is the aicht langest river in the Unitit Kinrick, an the thrid langest in Scotland.[2] It flowes throu the ceety o Glesca an oot intae the Firth o Clyde an the Atlantic Ocean ayont. The Clyde wis a gey important river for shipbiggin an trokin for the Breetish Empire.[1]

River Clyde
The River Clyde at Glesga's Broomielaw
Kintra Scotland
Coonties Sooth Lanrikshire, Argyll, Ayrshire
Ceeties Lanark, Glesga, Bothwell, Greenock
Laundmerks Falls o Clyde (watterfaws), Bothwell Castle, Firth o Clyde
Soorce Lowther Hills in Sooth Lanrikshire
 - coordinates 55°24′23.8″N 3°39′8.9″W / 55.406611°N 3.652472°W / 55.406611; -3.652472
Mooth Firth o Clyde
 - coordinates 55°40′46.3″N 4°58′16.7″W / 55.679528°N 4.971306°W / 55.679528; -4.971306Coordinates: 55°40′46.3″N 4°58′16.7″W / 55.679528°N 4.971306°W / 55.679528; -4.971306
Lenth 176 km (109 mi)
Basin 4,000 km2 (1,544 sq mi)


  1. a b "River Clyde from The Gazetteer for Scotland". (in Inglis). Retrieved 10 Mey 2022.
  2. "Longest Scottish Rivers". Retrieved 10 Mey 2022.