Your turn around point is the lift bridge after the aqueduct a round trip of about 10 miles. Boat trips and boat hire.
Our motorised canal boat the thomas telford carries you through the exquisite vale of llangollen and across the famous pontcysyllte aqueduct whose creator our vessel is named after built between 1795 and 1805 the impressive structure stands out from its surroundings and yet somehow complements the landscape perfectly making it a site that simply has to be seen up close.
Llangollen canal day boat hire. Hiring the boat between 9 30am and 5pm gives plenty of time for a leisurely cruise along this beautiful waterway and an unforgettable passage across the famous aqueduct at pontcysyllte. More north west hire firms or narrowboat hire firms in other canal areas. Don t worry full training is given on the day need more information.
Boat trips and boat hire there are 5 companies based within the 11 mile world heritage site which offer boat trips or hire canal boats for you to travel along the canal and across pontcysyllte aqueduct. Grindley brook locks after this 10 mile stretch or so of locks you will reach the grindley brook locks in total there are six locks the last three being the famous grindley brook flight of locks. Rent a narrowboat today and enjoy the beautiful english and welsh waterway scenery.
New to canal boating. We have day hire boats available from the locations shown and listed below. Plus lots more advice and tips in our canal holiday advice section.
This really is a totally different canal from the llangollen canal and to cruise its. Day boat hire is also available. Grindley lock llangollen canal boat hire.
Llangollen boat trips suit those looking for a stunningly picturesque route but you ll need a head for heights when crossing the pontcysyllte. If the idea of a waterway holiday appeals to you but you re not sure how much you d like it then try one of our day hire boats. Check out our frequently asked questions view the canal boats choice of 2 to 12 berths view the locations 3 llangollen marinas to choose from.
Prices in 2020 range from 99 to 220 for the boat for the day. We are a friendly family run canal boat holiday hire company based on the llangollen canal. Note day hire boats are available to book from 6th july.
Shortbreaks and weekly hire are available on our four six berth luxury boats. Hope continues that one day the montgomery canal will become one again and the whole length to welshpool and perhaps newtown beyond will be available for canal boats to cruise. Cruising guide and map for the llangollen canal.
The boats will be thoroughly cleaned before each hire. Top menu llangollen canal boat hire. Llangollen canal boat hire useful information for your boating holiday.
This weeklong canal boat holiday from the black prince chirk hire base goes along the whole length of the delightful llangollen canal which crosses the border between shropshire england and wales. Day hire boats to cruise with a few friends for just a few hours. Grindley brook locks are known as the three lock staircase.
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