PONTYCYSYLLTE AQUEDUCT & CANAL SYSTEM
This World Heritage Site consists of a group of civil engineering projects from the Heroic phase of transport improvements during the Industrial Revolution in the18th century. These projects include two aqueducts, a tunnel and numerous cuttings, running from Llangollen to Chirk and designed and built by Thomas Telford. The views from the Pontycysyllte Aqueduct down the Dee valley are magnificent, if you have a head for heights and can venture across the aqueduct which stands 126ft (38m) above the river Dee.. The canal system provides excellent walking and cycling through the beautiful Vale of Llangollen and beyond to the Ceriog Valley at Chirk. The visitor centre is at LL14 3SG.