5 of 5 (1 vote)

Pontcysyllte Aquaduct

A leisurely walk (canal) in Wrexham (Wrecsam), Wales, about 3.24km (2.01 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:00h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 42m (137ft)
Loss 43m (141ft)
Max. Elevation 150m (492ft)
Elevation (total) 85m (278ft)
Start & End
Distance 3.24km
Duration ~1:00
1Created by driver 16 on 06 Nov 2010
Once again, the trusty Pathfinder Guide No. 32 'North Wales, Snowdon and Offa's Dyke' provides this walk - no. 11, Cefn Mawr Country Park.

Walk Functions


Nearby Walks

Chirk & River Ceiriog

★★★★★ ★★★★★
A moderate, circular walk (canal) starting in Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych), Wales, about 9.03km (5.61 mi) long, duration: ~2:45h.

Llangollen, Castell Dinas Bran and Valle Crucis Abbey

★★★★★ ★★★★★
A moderate, circular walk (countryside) starting in Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych), Wales, about 10.71km (6.65 mi) long, duration: ~3:45h.

Eglwyseg Mountain

★★★★★ ★★★★★
A moderate, circular walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting in Denbighshire, Wales, about 16.33km (10.15 mi) long, duration: ~6:00h.

Walk Map


OS Grid SJ284424
Start of the walk by taking the bus from Ruabon to Cefn Mawr.
Cefn Mawr Country Park About 0.20 km (~0.12 miles) from
OS Grid SJ283426
A short bus ride from Ruabon to the start of Cefn Mawr Country Park.
Pontcysyllte aquaduct About 1.46 km (~0.91 miles) from
OS Grid SJ269420
Follow the Heritage Trail around the country park to bottom of the steps that lead up to the aquaduct - over 100 steps!!
Bus back to Ruabon About 1.58 km (~0.98 miles) from
OS Grid SJ284426
It's a short bus ride back from the aquaduct to Ruabon.

What do you think?

Comment Headline
Your Name
Your Email
What does the image (right) show?
(Starts with "C" and ends with "ompass")
Please note: Car Free Walks are not responsible for the accuracy of public transport information. close