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Canal Boating Holidays - Montgomery Canal Guide

Narrowboat Holiday Hire - Canal Barge Holidays
Montgomery Canal Cruiser Boat Hire

Montgomery Canal Location and basic information

The beginning of the Montgomery Canal is at Frankton Locks at Lower Frankton - With the (2009) limit of navigation at Gronwyn Bridge 82 (opening to Crickheath Bridge 85 / Crickheath Wharf soon) - Categories contents are listed from the beginning of the canal, canal branch or canal arm.

Entry to the Montgomery Canal is now restricted as there are areas now designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), with a speed limit of 2 MPH. With bookings required for passage through Frankton Locks which are supervised and at set times (The Frankton Locks set times are: Summer (April to Oct – Book by 10.00 for same day passage Mon to Sun 12.00 to 14.00 hrs) - Winter (Nov to March - 48hrs Notice Prior to passage is required - 12.00 to 14.00 hrs)

Boaters need to be aware that passage is limited to 12 boats Down & Up in any one day.


Boaters Facilities on the Montgomery Canal

Official Moorings
Weston Arm Leisure Area (below Frankton Locks)
Maesbury Marsh north of Bridge 79
Maesbury - between Bridges 80 and 81

Water Points
Weston Arm (below Frankton Locks)
Measbury Marsh Sanitary Station

Weston Branch (below Frankton Locks)
Measbury Marsh Sanitary Station

Measbury Marsh Sanitary Station

Refuse Disposal
Weston Arm (below Frankton Locks)
Queen's Head
Measbury Marsh Sanitary Station

Recycling Centres
Queen's Head (car park area)

Elsan / Sewage Point
Measbury Marsh Sanitary Station


Laundry Facilities


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Main Cities, Towns and Villages along the Montgomery Canal

Maesbury Marsh -

Narrowboat Holiday Hire on the Montgomery Canal

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Cruiser Holiday Hire on the Montgomery Canal

Montgomery Canal Day Boat Hire

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Charter Boats That Cruise The Montgomery Canal

Hotel Boats That Cruise The Montgomery Canal

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Montgomery Canal Trip Boats

Montgomery Canal Restaurant Boats

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Montgomery Canalside Pubs and Restaurants

The Queen's Head, Queen's Head, Nr Oswestry SY11 4EB - 01691 610255

The Navigation Inn and Warehouse Restaurant, Measbury Marsh, Nr Oswestry SY10 8JB - 01691 672958

Montgomery Canalside (Riverside) cottages

Marinas on the Montgomery Canal

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

See CanalCuttings Virtual Cruise - Montgomery Canal (2007)

St Winifred's Well

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Chandlers on the Montgomery Canal

Montgomery Canal Boatyards


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Boating Holidays Maps

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