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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 between and , 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. We have three marinas located on the Llangollen canal. The marinas are Blackwater Meadow, Whitchurch marina and Wrenbury Mill. Continue Reading. Blackwater Meadow. Whitchurch Marina. Explore the picturesque Llangollen Canal. The canal crosses the border between England and Wales. There is lots to see and do on the Llangollen canal. We think it. Book our Chirk Hire Base Llangollen Canal holiday by using our online Availability Search, or by calling Black Prince on All routes from this base Chirk Base, Chester and return canal boat holiday. This is a canal of two halves with the slightly more interesting section from Trevor up to Llangollen which is largely narrow and scenic. The section from Trevor to Grindley Brook has its own interesting aspects such as the aqueducts and tunnels/5().
Book your tickets online for Llangollen Canal, North Wales: See reviews, articles, and photos of Llangollen Canal, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 1, attractions in North Wales/5(). To make a booking by telephone please ring between 10am – 12 Mondays & Thursdays. A great week on the canal This is a canal of two halves with the slightly more interesting section from Trevor up to Llangollen which is largely narrow and scenic. The section from Trevor to Grindley Brook has its own interesting aspects such as the aqueducts and tunnels/5(). The Llangollen Canal is justifiably one of the more popular boating holiday canals in Britain. Most of its route is through unspoilt agricultural countryside, but with just enough locks and waterside villages to add interest. As the canal winds its way into Wales, it also features outstanding scenery and some world famous aqueducts.5/5().
The map displays a range of services available on the Llangollen Canal. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the Map Key on the left of your screen. A brief history of the Llangollen Canal. The original plan for the Ellesmere Canal was to link the River Mersey with the River canal would start at Ellsmere Port. The Montgomeryshire Canal ran from Welsh Frankton Locks near Ellesmere, where it left the Llangollen Canal, for 38 miles down the beautiful and isolated Welsh Borders through Welshpool to Newtown. It was abandoned in but about 10 miles are now reopened and . The Llangollen Canal crosses the border between England and Wales. Its combination of picturesque countryside and breath-taking engineering draws visitors from far and wide - many of whom probably don't realise how close this beautiful canal once came to closure. Maximum boat dimensions. Guide only - weather conditions can affect water levels. The Llangollen Canal runs 45 miles from its water source at Horseshoe Falls just west of the town of Llangollen until it meets the Shropshire Union Canal at Hurleston. The canal crosses the Wales-England border several times as it travels southeasterly toward its junction with the Montgomery canal and then turns toward the northeast.