Llangollen and the Horseshoe Falls

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Planning your visit

Address: Main Car Park, Market Street, Llangollen LL20 8TA View on Google map

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

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.

This place to visit takes in two stunning neighbouring locations - Llangollen Wharf in Llangollen town centre and the Horseshoe Falls along the towpath on meeting point of the canal and the River Dee. Both areas are part of the 11 mile long UNESCO World Heritage Site around Pontcysylte Aqueduct and Chirk.

Recently there's been a set of new slips ways built to allow canoes, paddleboards and other craft to safely enter the water.

Things to see and do

Places to eat:

Boat trips:

Picnic spot:

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

Wildlife spotting:

As well as our friendly local ducks, coots and moorhens, look out for green woodpeckers.

Getting here

By car - there is parking near the Horeshoe Falls at Llantysilio, and around Llangollen town centre. Some free, some pay & display

By boat - along the Llangollen Canal - see our list of Llangollen Canal facilities

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