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Jones the Boats

| Trevor Wharf, A539, Llangollen, Wales
+44 1978 824166
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Terrific boating experience

Jones the Boats was the narrow boat company we used for the short crossing of the Pontcysylite... read more

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A TripAdvisor Member
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Delightful boat trip

We enjoyed a lovely coffee in the cafe at Jones the Boats before boarding. We stood outside at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lesley M
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“sunday lunch” (14 reviews)
“narrow boat” (14 reviews)
“boat trip” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Trevor Wharf, A539, Llangollen, Wales
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+44 1978 824166
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"sunday lunch"
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"pontcysyllte aqueduct"
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"hour cruise"
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"lovely cuppa"
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"family birthday"
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"trip takes"
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"friendly crew"
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"minute trip"
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"informative guide"
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"limited mobility"
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"minute return"
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"lovely trip"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Jones the Boats was the narrow boat company we used for the short crossing of the Pontcysylite Aquaduct in North Wales. The trip is only 15 minutes but only costs a few pounds per person. The service was good and the narrowboat clean and efficient....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely coffee in the cafe at Jones the Boats before boarding. We stood outside at the front of the barge and were thrilled beyond our expectations when we crossed the aqueduct . The drop is so deep and the boat is in...More

Thank Lesley M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with this boat for the trip over the aqueduct as it was dog friendly , what an amazing sight! Really informative and you can walk over on foot if your feeling brave! Large car park which was great for parking our motorhome !

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JTB1936, Owner at Jones the Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the 5 stars, Kalie. I'm so pleased you (and presumably your dog) enjoyed your trip.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really good way to see the Pontcysyllte Aquaduct if you don't feel you want to walk over it. The trip takes 45 mins and during that time you are given a short talk and have the opportunity to ask questions. The boat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little canal trip... very informative ..lovely guide.very friendly staff. Highly recommended..

Thank Sharon G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! 45 min trip with information. The staff very good and knowledgeable. We went over the aqueduct twice, stunning views. We have done the 2 hour trip from Llangollen, which was a great trip if you have the time, this is shorter and you get...More

Thank Purpleskimp
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A thoroughly enjoyable 45 minutes across the aqueduct and down the canal and back again. Very relaxing with friendly crew. Would definitely recommend

Thank Suemho1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- we hired a boat for a 90th birthday celebration and the staff of Jones the Boats couldn't have been more accommodating and friendly - there is a lovely cafe in the boatyard serving hot/cold drinks & snacks with views to the canal whilst you...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

booked well in advance for a all girls birthday meal. the food was lovely well cooked and plentiful our waitresses Moli and Nikita worked so hard and were pleasant and very fast with the service well done girls. So nice floating over the aqueduct eating...More

1  Thank caecoch
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JTB1936, Owner at Jones the Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very kind of you to give us five stars. We're very proud of our waitresses, too. I'll pass on your comments.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

we called here as a family on our way home had a lovely trip on the barge on the viaduct very friendly and informative, lovely views and good way to end our break called in for something to eat before setting off back home really...More

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JTB1936, Owner at Jones the Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Spontaneous ideas are always the best, so I'm glad you called in. Many thanks for the review.

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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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