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Llangollen Canal Walk

Abbey Road, Llangollen, Wales
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Better in real life!!

The aquaduct at Pontcysyllte has been featured on TV programmes galore, but going there for real... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
malcolmbloomfield
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Corris, United Kingdom
Walked the few miles to the horse shoe falls

A young Thomas Telford designed the horseshoe falls which feeds the canal and was used to power the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mouserstrousers
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Scotland
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“lovely walk” (35 reviews)
“horseshoe falls” (54 reviews)
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Abbey Road, Llangollen, Wales
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1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The aquaduct at Pontcysyllte has been featured on TV programmes galore, but going there for real makes you realise that the television images simply don't do it justice. Amazing, don't miss it.

Thank malcolmbloomfield
Reviewed 5 days ago

A young Thomas Telford designed the horseshoe falls which feeds the canal and was used to power the mills. A great wee walk with a lot of history along the way. Do not be afraid to take some wee bridges etc as they will not...More

Thank mouserstrousers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views of the aqueduct were beautiful!! Not for those with a fear of heights though as it is over 100ft in the air. The parts by the aqueduct were not steep and were a gentle walk.

Thank Jess B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice pleasant walk but I wasn't expecting how exposed you feel when going over the aqueduct. There are a lot of dog walkers to contend with but everyone had friendly smiles. Very easy access from Llangollen town centre.

Thank AndyCoe1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant walk. Especially for the dog owners amongst us. Loo and refreshments available at llangollen wharf plus a branch off to llangollen town. The aquaduct path is narrow but offers great views. The gaps in the railing are wide so dogs on leads and...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fine September day, lovely 4 1/2 mile walk along flat level towpath to pontcysyllte aqueduct. Lots of people chatted on the way from boats, walkers and bikers. Aqueduct busy but we still managed to walk across and marvel at the great heights and scenery. We...More

Thank MrsE123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Llangollen quite a few times to walk the canal with our dog and toddler, and also done a self drive canal boat day with the family. Always a pleasantly busy route, beautiful scenery and a good excuse to enjoy a nice lunch afterwards :)

Thank SarahKC16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came along by narrow boat 4 years ago and this week returned to walk along the aquaduct it is so pretty and accessible. Free parking too.

Thank whirlnutwhip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beautiful scenery what a way to take in the Welsh valleys - horseshoe falls worth a visit you simply have to do it

Thank 33Annie4343
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stroll whether you want to go for a few minutes or a full afternoon hike. The paths along the canal are safe for supervised children and we managed a buggy. This is s living canal with lots of colourful...More

Thank boarder_12
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Sarah M
10 October 2017|
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Response from Janet O | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The walk is along the canal tow path all the way it isn't muddy anymore as the path has been covered. It is a lovely walk and takes a good hour. There are seats to sit and watch the boats fish and herons go by. Listen... More
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Kenny T
11 March 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no problem
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estelle d
10 January 2017|
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Response from 779JohnMcC | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mike Ken is correct, we walked 20 miles on the canal with great scenery and views. Well worth a visit
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