733 Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Welsh flannel dipped in boiling sugar, and mortar with added oxen blood sounds like a very potent witches spell, yet that really is what they used to make Llangollen's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. But cross the canal towpath if you dare, it's scarier than Alton Towers!

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LOCATION: 5 miles east of Llangollen
START: Ty Mawr Country Park off B5605, signed from A539
Grid ref: SJ284414 Postcode: LL143JA
DISTANCE: 6.0 miles
TIME: 3.0 hours
MAP: OS Explorer - Llangollen & Berwyn Landranger 117
REFRESHMENTS: Ty Mawr and Trevor Canal Basin
EN ROUTE: Cefn Viaduct, River Dee, Offa's Dyke Path, Shropshire Union Canal

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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