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Jones the Boats

184 reviews
Llangollen, United Kingdom
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About Jones the Boats
We offer canal boat trips across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct daily, from Easter to the end of October.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I would have given this trip a five star rating if it hadn’t been for a couple of issues.. firstly; as suggested on their website we called the day before to book the 45 minute boat trip. We were told by the guy in the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank moranclan21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't find the website hugely clear on being able to book or not. The toilets were grim and not enough of and the boat was 40 minutes late. No proper signs of where to wait so there were different queues waiting for the boat....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bemjay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just come home after enjoying a 2 hour boat trip, which included a hot lunch on board, and which took us over the Pontcysyllte Aquaduct. It was a group booking and the feedback from those attending was all positive. The food was lovely,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for more for our boat trip. Only £8 each for a 45 min cruise taking in beautiful views over the valleys, the best bit by far is going over the aquaduct. Brilliant experience which we will remember for a long time

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jo G
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

A lovely float down the canal with Jones the Boats. It’s an engineering marvel and amazing to still be working well today.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank nancywD5521YZ
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We had heard of the Pontcyscllte Aqueduct before visiting Wales and were pleased to realise that we were stating nearby. A trip across the aqueduct is well worth taking - but perhaps not if you get dizzy at heights. The young lady accompanying giving the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 558JohnP
Reviewed June 14, 2019

Despite me being the only passenger for the 2pm trip across the viaduct they still took me and the young lady guide was very chatty.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KS1961
Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Great boat trip even for a rainy day. Nice to see the life in canal on a relaxing trip. Good guide, interesting

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 103adriennl
Reviewed June 11, 2019

A group of friends enjoyed a peaceful two hour trip along the canal and across the Aqueduct twice. Informed commentary from our young ‘driver’. Basic seating inside with some tables. Opportunities too to sit outside, six places, at the bow. Lots to see along the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank in_the_picture
Reviewed June 10, 2019

We went with a group of friends on this very interesting cruise which included a trip over the Polycysylite aqueduct. We met at the canalside cafe and then joined the boat. The staff were very helpful and friendly and very knowledgeable about the route. A...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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LandDEssex
July 8, 2019|
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Response from Road789089 | Reviewed this property |
YES, there is a toilet on board, a bar and a small outdoor sitting area at the front of the boat. Tables seat 2 and run either side of the cabin with a central walkway. I have booked this trip again for August for... More
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mayday49
October 14, 2017|
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Yes, dogs are allowed on our trip boat but not on the restaurant boat. It's always best to ring to check before travelling
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2lindamar
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Jacemily | Reviewed this property |
Hi I spoke to a company called "Jones the boats" telephone 01978 824 166 I booked on the phone and paid when I got there. There was free parking and a cafe if you arrive early. Well worth doing it,we also walked across... More
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