Here at llangollen wharf we run 45 minute and 2 hour horse drawn boat trips towards the horseshoe falls and 2 hour motor boat trips across pontcysyllte aqueduct. Visit our traditional tea room and gift shop.
5 the 900ft canal.
Llangollen canal boat trips. Boat trips and boat hire. Although the round trip to llangollen from whixall is a sedate one it is best to aim to tackle the aqueduct early in the morning ideally as the sun is rising. Home made cakes are our speciality.
The llangollen canal leaves the shropshire mainline at hurleston which is just north of nantwich. Before engines were invented canal boats were pulled by real horse power and you can step straight back into history on the horse pulled trip boat that meanders from busy llangollen wharf towards the end of the navigable canal. Canal boat trip from whixall marina to llangollen.
Pontcysyllte aqueduct and canal world heritage site. Canoe along the world heritage site. Here the llangollen canal twists and turns through the unspoiled welsh countryside to a world heritage site the breathtaking pontcysyllte aqueduct a feat of engineering suitable to impress anyone.
We have a tea room at the wharf serving breakfasts light lunches and afternoon tea. This llangollen boat trip will bring you then towards hurleston and you ll cross the chirk aqueduct and head down the first two locks. Traversing five miles of the llangollen canal world heritage site this is an unmissable activity that we highly recommend you include when visiting our charming region.
It s a thrill to see these gentle giants at work. Nearby world heritage sites. Awarded world heritage status.
We also have self drive dayboats for hire. The 3 welsh world heritage sites. Llangollen to froncysyllte 2 hours depart from picturesque llangollen wharf on our canal boat the thomas telford and enjoy two hours of peaceful cruising through the stunning dee valley which has rightfully been.
Boats are beautiful and immaculately presented. Small company with personal friendly service. Welcome to pontcysyllte aqueduct the 900ft canal bridge high over the river dee that is easily the most instagramable highlight of a barge trip along the llangollen canal.
From the wharf you can embark on either a horse drawn boat trip along the feeder for the main canal or a motorised aqueduct boat trip which takes you across the famous pontcysyllte aqueduct. What is a world heritage site. Find out more about aqueduct boat trips.
Llangollen wharf is one of the longest established visitor attractions in the north wales market town of llangollen. Owner went out of his way to help us first time we have been on canals and he answered all of our dumb questions. Hired the boat from pea green boats cannot rate them highly enough.
Llangollen canal boat hire. The canal itself.