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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 well worth a visit views are spectacular cast iron sheer drop car park on foot free parking north wales lovely walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent views beautiful countryside. Amazing plenty of fresh air and wildlife. Peace and quiet at it’s best

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adventurer780751
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an awesome construction. Mind blowing to think it was built without mechanical assistance as we now know it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RolKaz
Reviewed 4 days ago

This ,Thomas Telfords aqueduct is a fantastic sight if you've got a head for heights. The walks along the Llangollen canal are lovely and easy in stunning coutryside. It is an easy walk from here and back to Llangollen without having to cross a road.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jet732083
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I see this every day as I live opposite it and how lucky I am. Not for those scared of heights but well worth a walk over if you can manage it. Children and dogs should be kept very close as there are only railings...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank trevorgirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited with a young child (1) around lunch time. We walked from our hotel and as we got to the bridge it started to rain. Light misty rain with a rainbow over the lake. It was beautiful. Very busy which was hard as we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank devonstar12
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked here from Ty Mawr park and aqueduct is truly amazing. Not one for a person without head for heights. Gosh truly amazing structural engineering and no doubt fab views from a barge (if you have the nerve). Really nice area to visit. Steep climbs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janet H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time on a barge trip and I really enjoyed the views. Only a small journey but pleasant enough.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sparklelina
Reviewed 6 days ago

Try it if you are brave enough a great view lovely walks to Chirk Oswestry or Llangollen ,all excellent views pubs along canal good paths

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DENISE R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have wanted to cross the Aqueduct on a canal boat for a long time and finally got the chance when we took the boat from Llangollen. The Aqueduct is at the end of the journey and you have to wait to make sure that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here regularly as its a fantastic place and lovely views and never get tired of it and even my teenage son loves its here

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elaine R
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Helen_Castle
30 December 2018|
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Response from Mark7799 | Reviewed this property |
Walking is no problem, the boat should be navigable unless the prom is massive
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judith88
10 December 2018|
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Response from Violet250951 | Reviewed this property |
Felt safer in a boat - I don’t like heights 😂 so no idea how long it would take to walk, sorry
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