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

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 restored for pleasure use after being abandoned during WWII

Great for

  • Cycling
  • Walking


Powysland Museum, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Powys Castle & Gardens, Whitehouse Nature Reserve. The towpath is part of the Severn Way and National Cycle Network route 81, a number of other walks and trails are available from Welshpool Tourist Information Centre.

Spot a boat

You should see some boats in the summer months


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


You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Mute Swans
  • Red Kite


There are several pay & display car parks around the town centre

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