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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Boat Trips

Join us for our  Aqueduct trips running at weekends and on seletced midweek days in our fully weatherproof and centally heated motor boat Thomas Telford. Please check availability or book on line before travelling

Our 2hr motorised boat Trip takes you along a five mile stretch of the Llangollen Canal World Heritage site which runs along the picturesque Dee Valley including a crossing of the world famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Trips depart at 12.15 and  1.45pm,

MULLED WINE AQUEDUCT TRIPS are running at weekends in November and December and on selected mid week days. Your ticket price includes a glass of Mulled Wine (or soft drink) and homemade mince pie.

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aqueduct1The two hour trips on the motorised canal boat Thomas Telford carry you through the beautiful Vale of Llangollen and across the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct built by Thomas Telford between 1795 and 1805. This length of canal is a World Heritage Site.

The country's highest navigable aqueduct towers a massive 126ft (38m) above the River Dee supported by 18 stone piers. The canal runs through an iron trough 1007 feet (306.9 metres) long, 11 feet 10 inches (3.6 metres) wide and 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 metres) deep. Water is fed from the River Dee at the Horseshoe Falls near Llangollen.

Our purpose built motor narrowboat the Thomas Telford is fully weather proof and is centrally heated with comfortable seats and excellent views from every table. There is an informative live commentary on board and the bar is open throughout the journey.

See public trips and private charter for more information.

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