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. 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.
The llangollen canal runs through some magnificent scenery.
Llangollen canal trips. As well as travelling on the canal itself you can also walk along the towpath to enjoy the surroundings. Eleven miles of the canal from the hors. There are a number of narrowboat companies that operate boats either for a day or for a bit longer.
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. Horse drawn trip boat to the start of the canal at the horseshoe falls. These trips run daily between mid march and end of october and at weekends and selected midweek days in november december and february.
This llangollen boat trip will bring you then towards hurleston and you ll cross the chirk aqueduct and head down the first two locks. We have a tea room at the wharf serving breakfasts light lunches and afternoon tea. Llangollen wharf is one of the longest established visitor attractions in the north wales market town of llangollen.
Tunnel and castle pontcysyllte aqueduct llangollen. See 458 reviews articles and 241 photos of llangollen canal walk ranked no 6 on tripadvisor among 19 attractions in llangollen. Grindley brook staircase locks ellesmere and lakes chirk aqueduct.
5 the 900ft canal. Llangollen canal walk llangollen. 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.
You can also take a narrow boat trip along the canal and over the spectacular pontcysyllte aqueduct. 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. 1808 to feed water into the llangollen canal.
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. Horse drawn boat trips go from the canal wharf towards the horseshoe falls which were built by thomas telford c. Interesting town with restaurants pubs and shops famous for its international music eisteddfod held annually in july.