River Brue - Tealham Moor
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The River Brue is a small part of a network of drains which over hundreds of years have converted the Somerset saltmarsh into what is now fesh water wetland and patureland. The banks of the River Brue are a haven for wild life and the river is renowned for shoals of large carp, roach, bream and chub.
From Wedmore take the B3151 towards Glastonbury for 3 miles. Turn right after crossing the North Drain Bridge and passing the Aquarium Centre at the sign for the Cattery and Boarding Kennels. Follow this lane for one and a half miles to the track on the left marked by a white painted rail fence. Follow this track for 150m to where it turns to the left and park on the verge keeping the track clear. A gate will be found giving access to the river at this point stop. The waters run from the North Drain Pumping Station which can be seen to the right, upstream for approximately two miles, nine fields (four to the right of this access gate and five to the left). Access to the upper end can be obtained from other gateways along the track, but be WARNED that this track can be uneven for cars to negotiate. WARNING the track (Whitehouse Drove) is regularly used by large farm vehicles !! Park well to the side keeping the track fully clear at all times.