Narrowboat along the Llangollen Canal in Wales

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

Llangollen Wharf - Horse drawn canal boat trips in a World Heritage Site, what a beautiful way to spend a lazy hour or two.

Llangollen Wharf - Horse drawn canal boat trips in a World Heritage Site, what a beautiful way to spend a lazy hour or two.

UNESCO stated that the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (pronounced 'Pont-ker-suck-tay' for non-Welsh speakers) represented a 'masterpiece of human creative genius' and that it was an outstanding example of a construction that 'illustrated a significant stage in human history.'

UNESCO stated that the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (pronounced 'Pont-ker-suck-tay' for non-Welsh speakers) represented a 'masterpiece of human creative genius' and that it was an outstanding example of a construction that 'illustrated a significant stage in human history.'

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, nr Wrexham in Wales. One of the major engineering triumphs of Thomas Telford's remarkable career, The Pontcyslite Aquaduct carries the Shropshire Union Canal across the River Dee. The aquaduct is 127 feet above the valley floor

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, nr Wrexham in Wales. One of the major engineering triumphs of Thomas Telford's remarkable career, The Pontcyslite Aquaduct carries the Shropshire Union Canal across the River Dee. The aquaduct is 127 feet above the valley floor

Portmeirion Village in North Wales

Visiting Portmeirion: The Italian style Village in North Wales

Llangollen Canal, Wales: ON THE CANAL - by chris .p on Flickr - - Narrow canal, 41 miles, 3 days, 21 locks (can be some queuing at peak times), 2 tunnels, 2 very special aqueducts! - http://www.waterwaysleisure.com/waterway/llangollen-canal/

Llangollen Canal, Wales: ON THE CANAL - by chris .p on Flickr - - Narrow canal, 41 miles, 3 days, 21 locks (can be some queuing at peak times), 2 tunnels, 2 very special aqueducts! - http://www.waterwaysleisure.com/waterway/llangollen-canal/

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