We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.


Planning your visit

Address: Church Street, Welshpool SY21 7DQ View on Google map

Toilets: Public toilets can be found in the town centre and supermarkets

Welshpool lies on the Montgomery Canal known as 'the Monty'. Regularly voted the prettiest canal, the Welshpool section was one of the first to be for pleasure use after being abandoned during WWII.

The towpath here is part of the Severn Way and National Cycle Network route 81, a number of other walks and trails are available from the Welshpool Tourist Information Centre. Or stop by the Powysland Museum, which sits in Welshpool Wharf for a little more local history.

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Picnic spot:

There are no picnic benches but there are a number of grassy areas along the canal where you could lay down a picnic blanket


Wildlife spotting:

Parts of the Montgomery Canal are SSSIs but even here in Welshpool you'll see ducks, mute swans and red kites

Getting here

By car - there are several pay & display car parks around the town centre

By train - Welshpool Station is a five minute stroll to the towpath

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