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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

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Station Road | Llangollen Canal, Wrexham LL20 7RH, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Built between 1795 & 1805 by Thomas Telford the Aqueduct offers amazing views of the River Dee, far below, and the surrounding countryside including the Cefn Mawr Railway Viaduct to the East. Colours are fabulous in the Autumn.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fancied having a look at this piece of history built by Thomas Telford took 10 years to build ..can see why stunning . But you need a good head for heights you can walk over on a footpath next to the narrow canal which has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First family experience of walking over a Aqueduct and not going to lie I ain’t normally scared of heights but it made my knees go funny. Stunning views over the valley.

1  Thank hcallen
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had wanted to pay a visit to the Aqueduct for some time so as we were in the area we called on our way home. What an experience to view this feat of engineering first hand. It was great to be able to...More

1  Thank B M G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Personally I would recommend the walk across the aqueduct. You can stop at any point to admire the incredible views in both directions. High up above the trees you can also bird watch by looking down onto the birds. An amazing experience.

1  Thank wendygillw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, but possibly more impressive from the ground than the relatively short boat trip over the aqueduct. On an autumn day, the view from the boat was amazing. Worth a visit if in the area, but probably not worth a special journey.

1  Thank lizith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the aquaduct on a cold, windy and showery day and decided to cross the aquaduct by the barge, good choice in heavy rain. It is still worth visiting if you are in the area, there is no charge to cross the aquaduct and...More

2  Thank keith h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve always wanted to go over this aqueduct, admittedly in a boat but walking it was almost as good. The views are fantastic.

1  Thank grubbytech
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! Well deserved of its world heritage status, a brilliant piece of engineering. It was a nice day when we visited though.

1  Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a wonderful experience if you’re in the Llangollen area. Breathtaking views and a real novelty if you’re in a narrow boat. Easy to walk over if you’d prefer. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Jessica M
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27 October 2018|
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Response from IanUpton | Reviewed this property |
They have daily boat tours but to keep a boat overnight you would have to hire it. You can Hire them for the day or two days I expect but I don't think these boats have sleeping quarters if that's what you intend
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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