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Llangollen Canal Walk

79 km / 49 miles

Cheshire, Denbighs, Wrexham
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
Canal; Heritage; Industrial History
Start
SJ649523 - Nantwich, Cheshire
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Finish
SJ196432 - Horseshoe Falls, Llangollen, Denbighs
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
Walker's Guide to the Llangollen Canal (John Merrill Foundation - 1999)
Leaflet
Llangollen Canal (British Waterways - Border Counties)
Paperback
Julia Bradbury's Canal Walks (Frances Lincoln - 2011)
Badge & Certificate
Paperback
John Merrill Challenge Walk Reference Book (John Merrill Foundation - 2013)

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Walking Support Providers:

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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75 Km
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76 Km
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Geufron Hall B&B  (bookable online)
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76 Km
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Snowdonia Camper Vans  (bookable online)
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76 Km
Hotels
Abbey Grange Hotel  (bookable online)
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78 Km
Self-catering
Velvet Cottage  (bookable online)
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78 Km

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Route Profile:

78.4 Km (48.7 miles)
584 m (1,916 ft) ascent
116 m (381 ft)  maximum height