Your journey begins on the Prees Arm of the Shropshire Union Canal at Whixall in North Shropshire where we have a mooring.
We will signpost you to a choice of Hotels, Restuarants and Pubs where you will be made most welcome. Newspapers and provisions that you require can be sourced early Sunday Morning in Ellesmere or Whitchurch dependant on route chosen, and off you go !
What you do and at what pace you travel is entirely for you to decide but we will map and timetable your outward journey. Should you choose to go to Llangollen, you will pass through Chirk , Pontcyslite and Trevor. Your route on the Shropshire Union Canal will take you eastward via Whitchurch toward Hurleston Junction.
We would recommend you allow yourselves a 24 hour turnaround in LLangollen so that you have time to take everything in and your return journey will include Chirk Castle and as time allows a sojourn along the Montgomery. Cruises via Hurleston afford the option of a trip to Chester or Norbury Junction.
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One of the most popular waterways in Europe, the Llangollen Canal boasts scenic beauty and breathtaking engineering in equal measure.
The magnificent Pontcysyllte Aqueduct across the River Dee is worth the journey alone and is simply a must-see.
This 46-mile canal is beautiful throughout and is understandably very busy in the high season. Understated rural countryside, including the market towns of Whitchurch and Ellesmere, gives way to the majesty of the Chirk and Pontcysyllte Aqueducts - two of Britain's greatest waterway landmarks.
The final few miles of canal hug the side of the River Dee valley on their approach to Llangollen. The canal beyond the moorings at Llangollen, continuing to the water feeder at Horseshoe Falls, is a particularly attractive spot for a walk.
We pride ourselves with working with many organisations across the UK whom are as passionate about canal boating as we are, below are a list of links to other websites, in no particular order, to which we work closely with. This list will develop over time to give you more information regards routes, canals and information about narrowboating.
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