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Llangollen Canal & Shropshire Union Canal.

Llangollen Canal & Shropshire Union Canal.

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Published by J.M. Pearson in Burton-on-Trent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Llangollen Canal (England) -- Guide-books.,
  • Shropshire Union Canal (England) -- Guide-books.,
  • Midlands (England) -- Description and travel -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPearson"s canal companion
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.M64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20878426M
    ISBN 100907864023

    Shropshire Boating Holidays. For tranquillity and beauty, start from Whitchurch Marina and meander along the Llangollen and Shropshire Union Canals, enjoying the wide open spaces and hillsides of Whitchurch canal, you can visit the Pontcysylle Aqueduct . Active route: Llangollen, Nantwich and Return - 92 miles, 42 locks, 48 hours total Follow the intermediate route above then continue to Hurleston Junction at the end of the navigation. Join the mainline of the Shropshire Union Canal and bear right (south) towards Nantwich. Moor by the Chester Road bridge and the town centre is less than 1 mile.

    The northern stretch of the Llangollen Canal offers picturesque countryside views, a few locks including the Grindley Staircase Locks and historic churches. Once at Hurleston Junction cruise north onto the Shropshire Union Canal, where you reach Barbridge which has a pet friendly pub, next to the junction with the Middlewich Branch. Who helped to build the canal Why the Llangollen Canal was once named the Ellesmere Canal. The Llangollen Canal is a narrow canal. It is 44 miles long and runs from Hurleston Junction near Nantwich in Cheshire, to Llangollen in Wales. The Llangollen Canal is one of the most beautiful canals in Britain.

    A really thorough instruction handover, a boat that never missed a beat and the sumptuous Shropshire Union canal in perfect weather. Why do people bother to go abroad?. We can’t wait to try one of your new narrowboats, We first went on the canals with Chas Hardern in and have been hiring with them every year since then.   Details. WHARF ROAD 1. Canal warehouse of the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Branch) SJ 7/ II 2.


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If you are planning a canal boat trip the Canal Companion series is an essential companion. We did the LLangollen canal and the book shows all the details of bridges, locks, pubs, etc.

It is very clear and easy to use. The book also provides commentary on what you are seeing along the way and some of the history of the villages/5(85).

Welsh Waters: Shropshire Union, Llangollen, Brecon and Montgomery Canals (Pearson's Canal Companions) Paperback – Aug out of 5 stars 85 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ /5(85). The Shropshire Union Canal, nicknamed the "Shroppie", is a navigable canal in England. The Llangollen and Montgomery canals are the modern names of branches of the Shropshire Union (SU) system and lie partially in Wales.

The canal lies in the counties of Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire in the north-west English links the canal system of the West Midlands, at. The Llangollen Canal runs 45 miles from its water source at Horseshoe Falls just west of the town of Llangollen until it meets the Shropshire Union Canal at Hurleston.

The canal crosses the Wales-England border several times as it travels southeasterly toward its junction with the Montgomery canal and then turns toward the northeast. Book Here. Book your Canal Boat holiday.

Canal Boats. View the hire fleet. Locations. View the Llangollen Hire Bases. Contact. Contact the booking office. Log In. As you will have guessed, they are canal enthusiasts who have been boating sinceand Peter has now written the "bible" of the Shropshire Union Canal, a.

• From Blackwater you will travel up the Llangollen Canal to join the Shropshire Union Canal. • Travelling to Chester can be completed in a week. • Chester has plenty to do such as walking the City Walls, visiting the cathedral, shopping or dining out (see for more details).

The canal meanders it's way through the Shropshire countryside and int Wales as it makes it's way from Hurleston Junction to Llantysilio. The end of navigation for narrowboats is the Llangollen Mooring Basin, beyond that there is a horse drawn tourist boat and finally a walk to the beginning of the Llangollen Canal at Horseshoe Falls.

We are a friendly, family run Canal Boat Holiday hire company based on the Llangollen canal. Rent a narrowboat today and enjoy the beautiful English and Welsh waterway scenery. Shortbreaks and weekly hire are available on our four & six berth luxury boats.

Day boat hire is also available. Many of you have suggested it so we thought we'd try navigating the Audlem Lock Flight by bike. This is a stretch on the Shropshire Union Canal that has 13. Hurleston is where the Llangollen Canal meets the Shropshire Union Canal - and a boat spotter's paradise.

Canoeing and other activities. The Llangollen Canal is a great place to start for beginners. Why not paddle the right way past Llangollen to the Dee at Horseshoe Falls.

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The Shropshire Union Canal and runs from Ellesere Port on the River Mersey to Autherley Junction, near Wolverhamption, where it meets the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. The Llangollen and Montgomery canals are modern names for two branches of the canal. The Middlewich Branch connects the Shropshire Union Canal to the Trent and Mersey.

The Llangollen Canal is a navigable canal crossing the border between England and Wales. The waterway links Llangollen in Denbighshire, north Wales, with Hurleston in south Cheshire, via the town of Ellesmere, Shropshire.

The name, which was coined in the s, is a modern designation for parts of the historic Ellesmere Canal and the Llangollen navigable feeder, both of which became part of the Locks: Whether you take the Shropshire Union Canal through picturesque Tyrley Locks and on to Market Drayton, or the Llangollen Canal with itslift bridges and staircase locks to Whitchurch and Ellesmere, there can be no better way to discover the countryside than to gently cruise along 46 miles of canals in North Shropshire.

Llangollen Canal The Llangollen Canal leaves the Shropshire Union Canal at Hurleston and passes through some of the most stunning countryside to end in Llangollen. Certainly one of the most popular canals in the country, with the Chirk and the Pontcysyllte Aqueducts being major attractions.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(87). Mainly narrow canal, 66 miles, 47 locks. Middlewich Branch (New Cut): narrow canal, 10 miles, 4 locks. The Shropshire Union was formed by the "union" of a number of canals, that from Nantwich to Chester was built to broad barge standards, and many miles of little used branches through Shropshire were abandoned earlier this century.

Woolfall Narrowboat Cruises are luxury boats on the Shropshire Union Canal. Woolfall Narrowboat Cruises are based at Tattenhall Marina near Chester within easy reach of the Llangollen Canal, Four Counties Ring, Cheshire Ring and many more.

We are a small family run business totally committed to your holiday needs. Llangollen Canal & Horseshoe Falls Construction of the Llangollen section of the Ellesmere Canal (now part of the Shropshire Union Canal) began in under the Ellesmere Canal Act and with the Horseshoe Falls was conceived and built from a collaboration between Thomas Telford () and William Jessop ().

This lengthy stretch of the Shropshire Union Canal offers some great all round fishing. Good shoals of Roach and Bream are present along with plenty of Perch, Tench and Pike. The eastern end of this length is quite secluded and known to hold some quite large Carp.

Llangollen Canal. Bridge 13 .We are an agent for many different canal boat companies offering some of the best priced canal boat holidays on the internet.

On this site, you can hire a canal boat from our Shropshire bases. Experienced boaters and beginners are welcome alike. Free boat handling .The Llangollen Canal is one of the most popular holiday cruising canals, but unfortunately that does not mean that it has a lot of canalside pubs!Before the holiday boats came along the Llangollen was essentially a rural canal, nowhere near as busy with long distance boats as the neighbouring Shropshire Union or Trent and Mersey Canals which were part of major canal north to south routes.