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Many thanks to folks at Hampton Ferry & Raphaels Restaurant for facilitating this camera's location and to The Severn Rivers Trust for capitally funding its installation. The River Avon is also known as the Upper Avon, Warwickshire Avon or Shakespeare's Avon. The river has a total length of 85 miles.

The source of the Avon is near the village of Naseby in Northamptonshire. For the first few miles of its length between Welford and the Dow Bridge on Watling Street, it forms the border between Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. On this section, it has been dammed to create Stanford Reservoir. It then flows in a generally west-southwesterly direction, not far north of the Cotswold Edge and through the Vale of Evesham, passing through the towns and villages of Welford, Rugby, Wolston, (bordering Leamington Spa), Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Welford-on-Avon, Bidford-on-Avon, Evesham and Pershore, before it joins the River Severn at Tewkesbury.