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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal

World Heritage Site
pontcysyllte aqueduct and canal

The aqueduct and canal are visited by hundreds of thousands of people every year. This 11-mile ribbon of historic features includes breathtaking aqueducts, tunnels, embankments and cuttings, winding its way through some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain. This official guide will help you get the most from your visit. As well as providing maps and authoritative information, it explains the history of this innovative canal, how it was built by the great engineers William Jessop and Thomas Telford, and how it contributed to the worlds first Industrial Revoluton.

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