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Canal Boating Holidays - Llangollen Canal Guide

Narrowboat Holiday Hire - Canal Barge Holidays
Norfolk Broads Cruiser Boat Hire

Llangollen Canal Location and basic information including Preece Branch


The beginning of the Llangollen Canal is at Hurleston Junction - Categories contents are listed from the beginning of the canal, canal branch or canal arm at Hurleston Junction.


Boaters Facilities on the Llangollen Canal

Official Moorings
Burland - Between Bridge 3 and Bridge 6

Baddiley Hall - Between Bridges 12 and 13

Wrenbury Heath - Between Baddiley Lock No.1 and Bridge 15

Wrenbury Church (Stop and Shop) - Between Bridges 18 and 19

Wrenbury Frith - Between Bridges 21 and 22

Grindley Brook Locks, Above the locks
Whitchurch, Shropshire - On the Whitchurch Arm
Ellesmere, Shropshire - On the Ellesmere Arm
Llangollen Linear (Chargeable)
Llangollen Mooring Basin

Water Points
Hurleston Locks (2), before the pipe bridge
Grindley Brook Locks, Above the locks
New Marton Bridge 12
Between Bridge 28 and Ponty Aqueduct
Llangollen Linear (Bridge 45)

Toilets
Grindley Brook Locks, Above the locks

Showers

Refuse Disposal

Recycling Centres

Elsan / Sewage Point

Hurleston Locks, before the pipe bridge
Grindley Brook Locks, Above the locks
Llangollen

Diesel

Laundry Facilities

Shops

"Stop and Shop" - Between Bridges 18 and 19 (Moorings)

Lockside Stores, Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QH - 01948 663385

Whitchurch, Shropshire - On the Whitchurch Arm - Catch a bus from the end of Chemistry Bridge lane end

Garden Shop, between bridges 43 and 44 on towpath. home made fresh bread / cakes and pies

Ellesmere town - Shops, Pubs and Laundrette

Internet Cafes

Grindley Brook Locks, @29 Cafe, Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QH

Internet Cafe Ellesmere, Shropshire

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Main Cities, Towns and Villages along the Llangollen Canal

Whitchurch, Shropshire - On the Whitchurch Arm

Ellesmere, Shropshire - On the Ellesmere Arm

Internet Cafe in Ellesmere, Shropshire,

Llangollen,


Narrowboat Holiday Hire on the Llangollen Canal

Canal Boat Hire near Hurleston Junction - Chirk Boat Hire


Wrenbury, Alvechurch Boat Centre, Wrenbury CW5 8HG - 01270 780544


Wrenbury, UK Boat Hire - If it is peace and quiet you are looking for, start from Wrenbury and meander along the ever popular Llangollen Canal which is one of the most spectacular waterway wonders. and if you have time the Shropshire Union Canal. Enjoy the wide open spaces and hillsides of Wales and The Marches. UK Boat Hire in Wrenbury offers a choice of different styles of narrowboats from two berths for couples to ten berths for larger groups all beautifully presented.


Whitchurch, UK Boat Hire - If it is peace and quiet you are looking for, start from Whitchurch and meander along the Llangollen Canal and if you have time the Shropshire Union Canal. Enjoy the wide open spaces and hillsides of Wales and The Marches. UK Boat Hire in Whitchurch offers a choice of different styles of narrowboats from four berths for couples or small families to eight berths for larger groups all beautifully presented.


Whitchurch, Viking Afloat, Wrexham Road, Whitchurch SY13 3AA - 01948 662012


Whittington, Shropshire - Maestermyn Marine, Maestermyn Cruisers, Ellesmere Road Whittington SY11 4NJ - 01691 662424


Perfectly situated on the beautiful Llangollen Canal to cruise the newly appointed Unesco World Heritage Site "The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct"Whittington, Shropshire - Welsh Lady Cruisers, Ellesmere Road Whittington SY11 4NJ - 01691 662424 - Perfectly situated on the beautiful Llangollen Canal to cruise the newly appointed Unesco World Heritage Site "The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct". Welsh Lady Cruisers offers a fine range of well designed narrowboats, from 2 berth (See Rhonwen) to 7 berth, all comfortably furnished. This is a friendly family run boatyard which offers a superb tuition particularly for first timers.


Chirk Marina, Whitehurst, Chirk LL14 5AD - 01691 774558


Trevor Basin Boat Hire - Anglo Welsh - Waterways Holidays, Canal Wharf, Trevor LL20 7TX - Our page about Anglo Welsh - Waterways Holidays
- 01978 821749


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Cruiser Holiday Hire on the Llangollen Canal


Llangollen Canal Day Boat Hire

Chirk Marina, Whitehurst, Chirk LL14 5AD - 01691 774558

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Charter Boats That Cruise The Llangollen Canal


Hotel Boats That Cruise The Llangollen Canal

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Llangollen Canal Trip Boats

Lyneal Wharf, Canal based day trips and holidays for the disabled - 01588 638234


Trevor - Jones The Boat Aqueduct Cruises - Short Llangollen Canal Trips - Jones The Boat Aqueduct Cruises - Over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct aboard Narrowboat 'Eirlys' from Trevor Wharf'Jones the Boats' runs return public trips between Easter and October from Trevor over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct aboard Narrowboat 'Eirlys' from Trevor Wharf, normally operating hourly at 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00 at weekends and daily during the school holidays. On board you can hear live commentary, take tea or use the bar facilities.

Decorated in a traditional canal narrowboat style, Eirlys can seat over 50 passengers in comfort - ideal for large coach parties or clubs.

Tel: 01691 690322 for 'Jones the Boats' enquiries and reservations


Llangollen - Thomas Telford Trips, Llangollen Wharf LL20 8TA - 01978 860702

Llangollen - The Horse Drawn Boat Centre Llangollen - Horse drawn canal trip from The Wharf, Llangollen LL20 8TA - 01978 860702


Llangollen Canal Restaurant Boats

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Llangollen Canalside Pubs and Restaurants

Wrenbury - Cotton Arms, Cholmondeley Road, Wrenbury CW5 8HG 01270 780377

Wrenbury - Dusty Miller, Cholmondeley Road, Wrenbury CW5 8HG - 01270 780537

Willeymoor Lock Tavern, Tarporley Road, Tushingham SY13 4HF - 01948 663274

Grindley - Horse and Jockey, Grindley Brook, Whitchurch sy13 4QJ - 01948 662723

Maestermyn - Narrowboat Inn, Ellesmere Road, Whittington SY11 4DJ - 01691 661051

Hindford (Bridge 11) - The Jack Mytton Inn and Restaurant, Hindford SY11 4NL - 01691 679861

Moreton Nr Weston Rhyn / Bridge 17 Lion Quays Hotel, Moreton, Nr Weston Rhyn SY11 3EN - 01691 684300

Canalside Cafe at Shell Garage, Bridge 17 - Opposite side of A5(T) from Lion Quays

Gledrid - Bridge 19 - Poachers Pocket, Gledrid, Chirk LL14 5DG - 01691 773250

Chirk Aqueduct - The Bridge Inn (The last pub in England), Chirk Bank, Chirk - 01691 773213

Chirk Marina - The Hand Hotel, Church Street, Chirk LL14 5EY - 01691 773472

Bridge 28 - The Aqueduct Inn, Holyhead Road, Froncysyllte LL20 7PY - 01691 772481

Trevor Basin - The Telford Inn, Station Road, Trevor LL20 7TT - 01978 820469

Bridge 38 - Bryn Howel Hotel and Restaurant, Trevor LL20 7UW - 01978 860331

Bridge 41 - Sun Trevor, Sun Bank, Llangollen LL20 8EG - 01978 860651

Llangollen - Public houses within walking distance

Llangollen - Gift Shop and Cafe, The Wharf, Llangollen LL20 8TA - 01978 860702

 


Marinas on the Llangollen Canal

Swanley Bridge Marina, Spring Lane, Swanley CW5 8NR - 01270 524571

Whixall Marina, Preece Branch - Alders Lane, Whixall SY13 2QS - 01948 880420

Blackwater Meadow Marina, Birch Road, Ellesmere Road, Ellesmere SY12 9DD - 01691 624391

Chirk Marina, Whitehurst, Chirk LL14 5AD - 01691 774558


Llangollen Canal Canalside (Riverside) Holiday Cottages

 

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Places to visit and things to do or see on the Llangollen Canal

Whixall Moss National Nature Reserve / Site of Special Scientific Interest

Ellesmere - Cole Mere

Ellesmere - Blake Mere

Ellesmere - The Mere Country Park

Lower Frankton - Frankton (Staircase) Locks, between bridges 69 and 70 at Frankton Junction with the Montgomery Canal (Link to CanalCuttings.co.uk page)

Chirk - Chirk Aqueduct / Viaduct

Chirk - Chirk Castle

Chirk - Chirk Tunnel (459 yds)

Trevor - Pontcysyllte Aqueduct - BW Information Centre


Llangollen - Llangollen Museum, Parade Street, off Castle Street,
Llangollen, Denbighshire - A short walk from the wharf - Discover a little of the fascinating history of the borderlands of Wales. The heritage of the region, from the Stone Age, through the Romans and the Normans. Find out about the people and places, stories, myths and legends and many other areas of the history. Open daily 1000 - 1800 - Admission is free - Tel: 01978 862862


Llangollen - Llangollen Railway

Llangollen - Llangollen Motor Museum and Canal Exhibition, Pentrefelin, Llangollen LL20 8EE - 01978 860324

Llangollen - Horseshoe Falls

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Chandlers on the Llangollen Canal


Llangollen Canal Boatyards


 

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