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Llangollen Canal Walk

Cheshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham

79 km / 49 miles
This canal towpath walk initially follows the Shropshire Union Canal to Hurleston Junction where access is gained to the Llangollen Canal. Passing Whitchurch, Ellesmere, and the junction with the Montgomery Canal, it continues beyond Chirk, Trevor and Llangollen. Walkers can also cross the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.


Details:

Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Easy
Canal
Heritage
Industrial History
Start: SJ649523 - Nantwich, Cheshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ196432 - Horseshoe Falls, Llangollen, Denbighshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Canal & River Trust - Llangollen Canal Canal Junction - Llangollen Canal Shropshire Union Canal Society - Interactive Map

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Julia Bradbury's canal walks  (Frances Lincoln (an imprint of Quarto)  - 2011 )
Guidebook Four Counties & the Welsh Canals: Waterways Guide 4 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)  (HarperCollins  - 2019 )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 117, 118, 125, 126
OS Landranger Active 117, 118, 125, 126
OS Explorer 240, 241, 255, 256, 257
OS Explorer Active 240, 241, 255, 256, 257
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78.4 km (48.7 miles)
584 m (1,916 ft) ascent
116 m (381 ft)  maximum height

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