Llangollen Wharf Horse Drawn Boats

Llangollen Wharf Horse Drawn Boats

An introduction to Llangollen Wharf Horse Drawn Boats

Llangollen Wharf is one of the major attractions in the North Wales market town of Llangollen and is now part of a World Heritage Site.

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Horse Drawn Boats

For over 100 years, visitors have enjoyed trips from Llangollen Wharf. Experience for yourself the pleasure of a horse drawn boat trip on the beautiful Llangollen Canal. Watch the fish swim lazily by in the clear water delivered fresh from the River Dee as your boat glides silently through the Welsh mountains. This length of canal has been designated as a World Heritage Site.

Our all weather wheelchair friendly boats will enhance the experience.

Horse Drawn Trip - 45 Minutes

A return trip from Llangollen Wharf, running every 30 minutes during the school holidays and roughly every hour at other times.
This trip is just long enough to allow you to relax and unwind - perfect as a gentle start or soothing end to your day, or as a moment of peace in the middle of a hectic one!
Experience for yourself the pace of life in "the olden days", enjoy some of the most beautiful canals in Britain, and admire the strength of our gorgeous horses as they easily pull your boat through the water.

2009 Prices: Adult £5.00, Child £2.50 (Family ticket 2 adult +2 child, £12.50)

Horse Drawn Trip - 2 Hours (Parties of 30 or more only)

Take in the splendour of the Horseshoe Falls at the head of the canal.
It's a leisurely ride along the last stretch of the Llangollen canal, not navigable by any other boats.
A stop at the end allows you to admire the chain bridge across the River Dee, and marvel at the man-made Horseshoe Falls, another masterpiece by Thomas Telford.
This is possibly the most beautiful length of canal you will ever see, and the horse drawn trip is definitely the most peaceful and relaxing way to see it.

2009 Prices: Adult £9.00, Child £7.50

PLEASE NOTE: The horse drawn boats operate daily from 11:00 am from Easter to October. Times may vary.


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Contact Details

Llangollen Wharf
Wharf Hill
LL20 8TA
T: 01978 860702