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Llangollen Canal Walk

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Address: Abbey Road, Llangollen, Wales
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Narrowboat visit

We came to the area on our boat and really don't want to leave. Everything you need is within walking distance from the canal. The canal itself is beautiful with views that are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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coventry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to the area on our boat and really don't want to leave. Everything you need is within walking distance from the canal. The canal itself is beautiful with views that are just stunning. You can walk up to Horseshoe Falls alongside the river or down to the aqueduct if you're feeling energetic!The path itself is wide and easy... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The narrow boat was picked up in Llangollen and motored for about one and a quarter hours to an Aqueduct that is considered one of the wonders of Wales. The water is drawn from the fiver Dee some 4 miles back and so the canal is constantly filled. The trip is slow,and used to be done by horse drawn narrow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to visit with views to die for. Take in the views and make sure you view the Pontcysyllte aqueduct both from above and below.

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on the Bank Holiday weekend.Beautiful walk in both ways and plenty of places to stop for refresments and toilets by the wharf.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing stroll along the towpath which has lots of information boards and artefacts positioned at intervals. Boats can be hired and there are horse drawn boat trips available. Cafe and shop alongside the canal. Peaceful and tranquil with birds and overhanging trees. Moorings for canal boats. Canal clean and no litter evident in water or along the tow path. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We actually split the Canal Walk in two etappes; first from Horseshoe Waterfall towards Llangollen downtown and separately visited the famous aqueduct. Shortly after the start you should also visit the renovated Chainbridge with the wonderful 5-bridges view! One may easily pass this opportunity, as the bridge is hidden behind the hotel. Don't hesitate to enter the hotel's premises in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

The walk from Llangollen to the viaduct along the canal is flat and hard underfoot. Shaded for a majority of the way, it can be tackled in any weather. 11 miles round trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Flat well maintained footpath suitable for wheelchairs, prams and buggies. Great views make the different season a pleasure all year round. Enjoy Mx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Make sure you book! We booked a week before for the 2 hr trip and glad we did as it was full when we got there. Nice and peaceful and you get off at horseshoe falls for a break. The falls are as named "horseshoe ", very pretty.

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Done this walk several times with friends, access great, the passing boat people always wave hello and we enjoy some banter with them. Several benches along the route where you can enjoy a picnic if you wish, or feed the ducks....great walk

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