Walks In North Wales

Pontcysyllte

Llangollen Canal to Trevor Basin & Return

A canal path walk in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Starting at Llangollen Canal and following the tow path to the amazing Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (built by Telford). Crossing the Aqueduct and carrying on for a mile or so to Trevor Basin (we had lunch there). The return leg is the same route back. The grid ref is for the long stay car park in the middle of Llangollen.

Grid ref: SJ 222 430

Total distance: 17.80 km (11.1 mi)
Total time: 5:23:15
Moving time: 5:00:32
Average speed: 3.30 km/h (2.1 mi/h)
Average moving speed: 3.55 km/h (2.2 mi/h)
Max elevation: 196 m (644 ft)
Min elevation: 135 m (441 ft)

Weather: overcast mild morning brightening up in the afternoon

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Dinas Bran, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the Llangollen Canal

North Wales

Grid ref: SJ 222 430

Total distance: 17.82 km (11.1 mi)
Total time: 5:21:52
Moving time: 4:52:31
Average speed: 3.32 km/h (2.1 mi/h)
Average moving speed: 3.66 km/h (2.3 mi/h)
Max elevation: 371 m (1216 ft)
Min elevation: 105 m (344 ft)
Elevation gain: 660 m (2164 ft)

Weather: dull, windy, few spots rain pm on return

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