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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

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Station Road | Llangollen Canal, Wrexham LL20 7RH, Wales
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All reviews canal boat world heritage site thomas telford trevor basin feat of engineering tow path scared of heights amazing structure breathtaking views well worth a visit cast iron sheer drop car park on foot free parking north wales lovely walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we enjoyed a pre booked ploughmans lunch whilst on board and had an excellent commentary as we proceeded along this fascinating piece of engineering returning on our pre booked shuttle bus back into Llangollen, The om=nly downside is of course the fact that you have...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank joyceaclarke
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really great piece of engineering! A nice short walk across the bridge and back with boat cafe. Amazing to see people kayaking over it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DestAddict
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Revisiting with a happy dog who had missed sniffing out all the exciting mysteries of the area. Spring was showing herself in almost ethereal beauty and the river glittered far below. It's an amazing feat of engineering and the improvements to the site have made...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alison C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great boat trip with Jones the Boats at the aqueduct. Informative commentary as we travelled across the aqueduct.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Y6823OZphilm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from a trip to North Wales. Initial impressions of the car park are rather bleak for a world heritage site, but persevere, a 10 minute walk takes you onto this wonder of engineering. It can be busy with walkers...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank clarer590
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just love it here. Great walk for the dog, only £3 to park, beautiful views and a few cafes/pubs to choose from. What's not to like? Looking at hiring a canal boat next........watch this space!!!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank FionaG87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a lovey stroll along the aqueduct. Other than the wind being terribly strong the day I visited, it was perfect. The canal beside the walking path really helped me not feel so scared when walking along. Once I reached the end of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JRachel95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the aquaduct and views are amazing we were very disappointed the visitor centre wasn't open and signs to a riverside walk/viewing point led to a locked gate. This was on top of having paid £3 for all day parking - no hourly rate being...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gwyneth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a surprise, car park, toilet, tourist information and a small play area, then a lovely parkland walk alongside the river to see a pair of spectacular engineering feats, one a viaduct, one am aquaduct

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SammyL07
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

For canal lovers and non canal lovers alike, this place is AWE INSPIRING Take a walk across the aqueduct but head down to the river Dee .. the view from the valley is EVEN BETTER How was this built in 1805... A MAZE ING

Date of experience: March 2019
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February 24, 2019|
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Response from Kevin T | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. You just need a head for heights but the views are great.
February 2, 2019|
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Response from DENISE R | Reviewed this property |
You can book a boat trip from Llangollen wharf or from Trevor hire a boat from jones boats it’s a nice walking across
December 30, 2018|
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Response from DENISE R | Reviewed this property |
To walk across the aqueduct not ideal for pram but you can walk round on road or go on boat. Also you can hire boat from jones Trevor