- For the river in Slovakia, see Belá River
The River Bela
is a short river
in the county
. It is in the ancient county of Westmorland
The river is formed by the confluence of Peasey Beck and Stainton Beck at Overthwaite. From there, it skirts around the town of Milnthorpe to the south, before pouring into the River Kent as it approaches its estuary.
During World War II a prisoner of war camp was built beside the river at . After the war the camp became an open prison.