A canal path walk from Pontcysyllte aqueduct to Chirk aqueduct and viaduct and return. A stunning walk, with great peaceful scenery along the Shropshire Union canal. Taking in both of Telford’s aqueducts and Henry Robertson’s viaduct.
park at the public car park by Pontcysyllte aqueduct 52.97305098308993, -3.0855843857784184
Total distance: 8.4 Miles
Total time: 4 hrs
Moving time: 3.30 hrs
Average speed: 1.9 mi/h
A lovely countryside walk in the Ceiriog Valley. Starting at the Swan Inn car park in Pontfadog, the walk goes along the road before travelling up the valley on bridleways and lanes, affording great views of the valley below, where the walk crests there are views of the Berwyn mountains in the distance. The walk back down cuts across fields, bridleways and lanes back to Pontfadog.
Park and start the Walk at the Swan Inn car park: 52.9343040 -3.1406834
Total distance: 6.8 Miles
Total time: 3.58 hrs
Moving time: 2.30 hrs
Average speed: 1.67 mi/h