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Llangollen and the Horseshoe Falls

The beautiful Llangollen Canal twists its way through the awesome Welsh hills and across the spectacular Dee Valley. No wonder it is a top choice for boaters and family visits alike.


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General information

Address: Main Car Park, Market Street, Llangollen LL20 8TA

Visit time: 2 -3 hours

Parking: There is parking near the Horeshoe Falls at Llantysilio, and around Llangollen town centre. Some free, some pay & display

Toilets: There are public toilets at Llantysilio car park, in Llangollen town centre and for the customers of the pubs and hotels

Free visitor guide

Great for

  • Dog walking
  • Walking


Llangollen Motor Museum, Valle Crucis Abbey, Llangollen Museum, Llangollen Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen Steam Railway.

Our Trevor Basin Visitor Centre at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is 6km away.

Spot a boat

You should see some boats especially in the summer months


Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are picnic benches near Llantysilio car park, and plenty of spots along the canal to lay down a blanket


You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Coot & Moorhens
  • Green Woodpeckers