A full day’s trip, with no locks but crossing 2 aqueducts and through 2 tunnels. The scenery is spectacular throughout, particularly when crossing the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Lunch is available at The Poachers (formerly the Poacher’s Pocket, Telephone No. 01691 773250) which is canalside. The boat will turn near here to return to Trevor
Trip Departure Point: Trevor (Llangollen Canal)
Departing from the Trevor Basin, next to the Canal & River Trust Car Park. To get to the Trevor Basin, take the A483 towards Wrexham and exit this road 4.5 miles beyond the main Wrexham turnoff, on to the A539 towards Llangollen. On the final approach to Trevor on the A539, having passed through Acrefair, and IGNORING signs to 'Pontcysyllte Long Stay Car Park' and 'Canal Boat Trips', a little further on turn left onto the B5434 (Station Road) signposted Froncysyllte, Pontcysyllte. Proceed down Station Road until it bends sharply to the right, immediately after passing a Welsh Chapel, where you should NOT make the turn to the right, but proceed straight on into New Road (Ffordd Newydd), cross the Canal and turn right in to the Car Park. It is signed as 'Short Stay', but parking is free and unrestricted.
Sat Nav Co-ordinates: Postcode LL20 7TU
Latitude 52.972973 Longitude -3.085536
Trip Duration: Full Day Trip
Full day trips typically depart between 9.00am - 10.00am with trips lasting approximately 6 hours. ( 9 hours plus for Anderton Lift from Preston Brook)
The office will advise of any particular start time requirements.
Trip Dates of operation: Over the Rainbow only 18th to 24th June 2018