Horse drawn boat trips & motorised aqueduct cruises along the beautiful Llangollen Canal & the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

2 Hour and 45 Minute Horse Drawn Boat Trips

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, now part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. 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

About Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf is one of the main attractions in the market town of Llangollen, offering great family days out with self drive boat hire and horse drawn boat trips.

With trips down the Llangollen Canal, visitors have the perfect opportunity to take a leisurely cruise on their own private boat or one of the several horse drawn narrowboats.

Their purpose built narrowboats are fully weatherproof and centrally heated, with comfortable seats and excellent views. Informative live commentary is even available throughout.

With stunning views of the countryside, each trip ranges from 45 minutes to 2 hours in length and provides a great experience for the whole family.

Llangollen Wharf even cater for larger school groups with educational boat trips available.

They also offer motorised aqueduct boat trips which take you along the unforgettable Pontycysyllte Aqueduct, the biggest navigable aqueduct in the country.

If you’re looking for a unique experience, the canal boat trip offers a memorable day out in Wales that is ideal for families, school groups and more.

Contact Us

Intrested in booking? Contact us on 01978 280 109, or send us a message using the form below. 


One of my favourite days out. Such a beautiful canal and the presence of the horses pulling the canal boats makes it even more lovely.

Alex Ali Evans - Facebook

Wonderful experience, staff friendly and knowledgable. I would highly recommend Llangollen Wharf, horses well looked after & all the boats in lovely condition.

Lester Jones - Facebook

Had a wonderful time here yesterday. There was a party of 7 and we hired a self drive barge we had such a good laugh I would recommend doing this to everyone I know, brilliant day out lovely staff and very friendly

Vivienne Rice - Facebook

Contact Details

Llangollen Wharf

Wharf Hill


LL20 8TA

Tel: 01978 280 109