Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Canoe Tour
Paddle in the Sky - the best way to experience the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
Available for all abilities with any level of experience.
Join us on one of our Llangollen Aqueduct Canoe Tours. Canoe over Thomas Telford's world heritage marvel of engineering which stands 38 metres (126 ft) above the River Dee after a tranquil and picturesque journey down the Llangollen Canal.
A not-to-be-missed activity in Llangollen, North Wales. Perfect for individuals, couples, family adventures, school groups, stag & hen dos and corporate team training. Everyone is welcome.
Perfectly situated close to the A5 route into Snowdonia, add this half-day activity to a weekend break in North Wales.
A stunning family-friendly thing to do. An unforgettable activity for anyone tailored for any size of group.
This canoe experience includes a half-day paddle on the Llangollen Canal including logistics. Starting at Sun Bank, Llangollen to the Aqueduct. Suitable for anyone over the age of 8. Younger children are welcome accompanied by a parent.
We can run an adapted version of this session for anyone wanting to do an Aqueduct Kayak Tour.
Aqueduct Facts- The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct was completed in 1805 and is the highest aqueduct in Britain. The cast-iron trough construction is 3.4 metres (11 ft) wide and 1.6 metres (5.25 ft) deep. Eighteen stone arches support the aqueduct 38 metres (126 ft) above the River Dee.
COVID - 19 Adapted Sessions
As the ‘stay-at-home’ are now relaxing it is now possible to run this activity with just a few adaptations to ensure we maintain social distancing.
Sessions are being run for small ratio groups. Canoes can only have people from the same household/bubble groups in them. Most sessions are only being run exclusively for single household groups except for bookings of 2 people only.
Waiting list: we have a waiting list in place on our system for sessions that already have a single booking if we can find an extra staff member we will get you booked in.
These sessions will also remove any need to share vehicles.
We have two options to make these sessions work.
Easy Access - Paddle in the Sky Experience. An easy access meet and greet close to the aqueduct. We will get you safely on the water before you enjoy a gentle journey up and down the canal including a paddle over the 307-metre long aqueduct.
Take the Scenic Route - Paddle in the Sky Experience. This more active variation on our traditional experience would begin with you parking your vehicles at the finish point and enjoying a two-mile walk along the towpath to the entry point.
How's this for a view? We took a canoe over the spectacular Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and filmed it from a drone...More here: http://www.itv.com/news/wales/story/2016-01-28/year-of-adventure-wales-2016/