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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Boat Trips

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 daily at 12.15 and 2.00pm from the 22nd March for availability please check online at: https://sales.webticketmanager.com/llangollenwharf

 

 

 

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 biggest 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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