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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

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Station Road | Llangollen Canal, Wrexham LL20 7RH, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most iconic examples of Thomas Telfords expertise.A wonderful walk over this very high aqueduct has a visitors centre tea rooms, canal barges and a lovely pub with excellent food. The scenery is breath taking. Well worth a visit,and its a free activity

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I live near here and love this place, stunning scenery, Canal and River Trust look after the paths and spaces well and it’s free (other than if you park a car). Good little places to grab food and a little visitor centre and museum (free...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to go for a walk. Very educational for children. We did a walk all the way to Llangollen. Easy walk on the flat.

Thank Windyann O
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely aquaduct but make sure you have a head for heights as it is a bit of a beast from the top, especially as the canal is just two steps away.

Thank Gooner66iw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal across the River Dee in north east Wales. The 18-arched stone and cast iron structure, which took ten years to design and build, was completed in 1805. It is an absolute marvel of...More

Thank DdraigGoch1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Snowdonia, and stopped for a view from Gate Rd. The aqueduct looks like an interesting tall bridge from down there, as you don't see the boats in the aqueduct. When you come to the nearby visitor's center, you can park and walk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, What wonderful views. Walked over and back again. Bit nerve racking but absolutely worth every step and back again. Beautiful place and area

Thank lynn g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice trip and experience, we love it. The boat trip it was fantastic, with lovely, friendly staff and gave us a lot of information.

Thank Chip U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on a short break in Wrexham, i thought it be worthwhile visiting the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct - The oldest and longest in UK and the highest traversable aqueduct in the world at 126ft high, 8ft wide and only 5.3ft deep and is an UNESCO world...More

Thank KevinLegge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit for walks and a pretty view, we would recomend a barge trip along here that will take you accross the aquaduct and give the old fasion method of walking on the tunnel roof to get the barge through a go its...More

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Raj O
4 August 2018|
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Response from Tracy J | Reviewed this property |
You can either walk along the canal or get a bus from Llangollen to Trevor the bus driver will tell you when to get off - then it’s a short walk down the hill - head towards the Telford Pub and it’s just the other side - you... More
Rifen Z
4 May 2018|
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Response from Duncan B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is free parking adjacent to the aqueduct.
27 February 2018|
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Response from 14DLB | Reviewed this property |
It will depend on the time of year you visit. We went in the winter and it was a raging torrent not safe for anyone