Visit the Llangollen on your Canal Boat Holiday


Renowned for hosting the annual International Musical Eisteddfod this ancient Welsh town has the lovely River Dee running through it and a train station which hosts steam train rides. The Berwyn Mountains stretch all the way from Llangollen to Bala in the wets, and there are 24 peaks above 2000 feet.

The town of Llangollen

The town has a wealth of cafes and restaurants and independent shops to browse around.

There is a white water Centre providing services for kayakers, rafters or tubers down the River Dee which tumbles downhill through boulders through the town.

The town of Llangollen

Llangollen Museum is housed in the former library,Victoria promenade is a delightful walk bordering the River Dee .

Plas Newydd is a lovely house ad gardens worth visiting from April to September, it was lived in by 2 ladies who arrived there in 1778 and made it their home for 50 years decorating it inside and out with ornate wood carvings.

The town of Llangollen

High on a hill above Llangollen is Castell Dinas Bran a ruined Medieval castle built in a earlier Iron Age hillfort around 1260.

The Llangollen Canal is one of the most spectacular and scenic canals in Britain and is fed from the River Dee at the Horseshoe falls at Llangollen.