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How to find us

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Trevor Basin Visitor Centre is located just over three miles from the famous town of Llangollen and eight miles from Wrexham. Both Liverpool and Manchester airports are around 55 miles away.

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Trevor Basin Visitor Centre
Trevor Basin Visitor Centre
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Trevor Basin
Off Station Road
Wrexham, LL20 7TY
Call: 01978 822912

Pontcysyllte is a rural area and although the postcode LL20 7TY in your Sat Nav does get you to the aqueduct, please check your route before you come and look out for the brown signs in the area to avoid narrow and steep routes.

By car

By car from the north
From junction 20A on the M6:

  • take the M56 towards North Wales / Chester / Runcorn
  • follow signs for M55 around Chester and towards Wrexham
  • at junction 38, follow signs towards Wrexham and follow the A483
  • at junction 1, follow signs for the A539 towards Whitchurch / Llangollen 
  • continue to follow the A 539 for about two miles
  • turn onto Station Rd then onto New Rd and follow signs for parking

By car from the midlands and south
From junction 10A on the M6:

  • take the M54, follow signs for Wales and Telford
  • continue onto A5
  • following signs for Shrewsbury
  • stay following signs for A5 across several roundabouts until your reach Halton Roundabout
  • take the first exit and stay on A5 
  • turn right onto Gate Rd (B5434)
  • once over the River Dee and the canal, turn right onto New Rd and follow signs for parking


The car and coach parking is controlled by Wrexham County Borough Council and is currently free of charge. There are three car parks signposted off the A539; two small car parks off Station Road and a larger car park at Wimbourne Gate, Queens Street, Cefn Mawr, a short walk from the aqueduct. 

By rail

Local railway stations are located at Ruabon or Chirk. For National Rail enquiries call 08457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for train timetables, details and prices.

By bus

The closest bus stop is located on Llangollen Road, Trevor, A539, regular buses run from Wrexham to Llangollen via Ruabon station and Trevor. Buses also run from Chirk to Llangollen via Froncysyllte, but are not as frequent. Traveline Cymru have full timetables and route planners for trains and buses, call 0871 200 22 3.

Last date edited: 9 May 2017