Please note that these route pages are a work in progress. The figures below indicate route length; however, not all locks and bridges are included currently, so the time required may be underestimated.
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 63.044 miles, 46 locks, 4 movable bridges and 2 tunnels. Which will take 4 days, 3 hours and 11 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.
Experience the famed Llangollen Canal on a relaxed journey to the picturesque market town of Ellesmere. Enjoy the beautiful meres around Ellesmere, tackle the Grindley Brook Staircase Locks and explore the expansive Whixall Moss Nature Reserve. Don't forget your binoculars, there is plenty of wildlife to be seen, either from the Mammoth Tower or the birdhide at Charles Sinker Fields. The quaint village of Wrenbury is also a great place to stop and visit one of the popular pubs.
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Related Nicholson Guide:
Four Counties & the Welsh Canals - Nicholson Guide No 4
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