From 29 March 2024 (Good Friday) to 31 October 2024, narrowboat operator Anglo Welsh Waterways Holidays will offer daily skippered narrowboat trips across the UNESCO World Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in North Wales aboard 'Seren Fach’, (or ‘Little Star’ in English).

The 45min return trip takes visitors along the Llangollen Canal and across the 126ft high historic aqueduct, to experience amazing views across the Dee Valley. 

Anglo Welsh’s knowledgeable team provide commentary on board, so visitors can learn about the aqueduct and the history of the Llangollen Canal as they cruise gently along.

‘Little Star’ offers space for up to 48 passengers.

Image of the aqueduct and trees and river below
A narrowboat travelling along an aqueduct on a sunny day.

Little Star cruising across Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Adult tickets are priced at £10 each with a 10% discount on groups of ten or more.

Refreshments are available to purchase on board, including hot and cold drinks and ice creams.

Anglo Welsh also offers longer bespoke trips for groups of 20 or more. For example, Little Star can host a 2hr return journey along the Llangollen Canal to Chirk Marina and back, giving visitors the chance to experience more of the 11 mile (17.7 km) UNESCO World Heritage site, including Whitehouses Tunnel.

From 29 March to 31 October 2024, trips will depart daily at 11am, 12 noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm from Canal Wharf, Trevor, Llangollen LL20 7TT. 

Car and coach parking is available a short walk away at LL14 3SG.

Booking is highly advised, see the Anglo Welsh website to purchase your tickets online.

Private charters are also available, perfect for coach tours, school trips, team days out and special occasions. To discuss bespoke prices please call +44 (0)117 304 1122.

For more information about visiting the Llangollen Canal, visit the Canal and River Trust website.

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