Narrowboat along the Llangollen Canal in Wales

A holiday at 4mph: Canals, quiet and calm on a narrowboat break in Wales

Llangollen, Wales.  North Wales is a magical, mysterious and enchanting world away.  Rent a centuries-old cottage, wake to sheep grazing outside your window and soak in a culture which isn't, but feels, long forgotten.

Llangollen, Wales. North Wales is a magical, mysterious and enchanting world away. Rent a centuries-old cottage, wake to sheep grazing outside your window and soak in a culture which isn't, but feels, long forgotten.

Valle Crucis Abbey, Llangollen, Wales. Valle Crucis is Latin for "Valley of the Cross."

Valle Crucis Abbey, Llangollen, Wales. Valle Crucis is Latin for "Valley of the Cross."

pont cysyllte aqueduct, telford's welsh canal, llangollen, wales. trough holding the water is 7' wide and can accommodate a narrow boat that is 6'6" wide. the water extends under the tow path, which would once have carried the large draft horses that pulled these boats.

pont cysyllte aqueduct, telford's welsh canal, llangollen, wales. trough holding the water is 7' wide and can accommodate a narrow boat that is 6'6" wide. the water extends under the tow path, which would once have carried the large draft horses that pulled these boats.

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