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“sunday lunch”(16 reviews)
“narrow boat”(16 reviews)
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We offer canal boat trips across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct daily, from Easter to the end of October.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Trevor Wharf, A539, Llangollen, Wales
Website
+44 1978 824166
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted to do this after seeing photos of the canal on the internet. The boat of the outside was impressive.Views from the front deck of the boat were stunning across the countryside.There is a cafe and toilet facilities at the the pick up...More

Thank claire100014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a great fan of heights so crossing this was no mean feat but they made me feel really at ease very friendly staff and knowlegable about the structure even managed to get a picture! Well worth doing there is a cafe at the site...More

Thank janekinson
JTB1936, Owner at Jones the Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well done, Jane. So glad you made the effort to enjoy our trip.

Reviewed 14 October 2018

The only reason we came to Wales was to experience a trip on the aqueduct finally found the point of departure, (very badly signed if at all) at @1.30pm Told there were NO MORE trips that day. Could not believe it,advertise on the hour till...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2018

It was hard to find the old wharf, but we persevered and were glad we did. Took "Tommy" the Jones Boat the 45 minute return trip across the Telford's Pontcysyllte Aquaduct. We had booked in advance, but as it happened, we were the only passengers...More

Thank J-J2030
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I took a chance on a trip without booking and was in luck! Friendly and informative lady, ready to answer any questions. Nice day giving a clear view, all the way down. 😄 Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Many thanks.

Thank Blackcurrant_moon
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We visited in our Motor home Llanberis last weekend , and what a lovely drive through the mountains . We phoned on Sunday to book with Jones the Boats a trip on the Llangollen Canal , crossing the Pontcysyllte Aquaduct . On booking we asked...More

Thank Spinac
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Just been and had 2 hour boat trip over the aquaduct with Sunday lunch.Such a great unique experience and delicious home made roast and dessert.Thoroughly recommend.Went with my husband and 2 teenage sons fpr my birthday today..i looked for a review on this before coming...More

Thank lynssp
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Great trip on the boat with two dogs and Infants and an elderly relative. The views are spectacular. Taking turns with other passengers to sit on the 6 bow end seats. The Boat was really comfortable about 45 minute trip. Well worth the money We...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Stopped off here on our way up to Llandudno North Wales. We did the 45 mins trip over the aqueduct, it was very calming being on the narrow boat and gliding along, lovely scenery, and an interesting commentary throughout the journey. Nice little cafe if...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

A delightful 45minute barge-trip on the Llangollen canal across the Pontcysyllte aquaduct this afternoon with an excellent commentary from the guide. Tea, coffee, snacks and drinks available on board. A very enjoyable outing across a wonderful feat of engineering and all at a reasonable price....More

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mayday49
15 October 2017|
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Response from JTB1936 | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed on our trip boat but not on the restaurant boat. It's always best to ring to check before travelling
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2lindamar
20 June 2016|
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Response from angela m | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda, re your question you can contact via email or phone 01978824166, look at site on Jones the boat for prices and email link we booked in advance for Sunday lunch trip if you do it by email they will send you... More
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Sally T
9 June 2015|
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Response from JTB1936 | Property representative |
We cannot take a wheelchair on board, but ambulant passengers can get their wheelchair to the side of the boat and step on with plenty of help. As a rule of thumb, if you can get on a bus, you can get on the boat; the steps... More
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