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Very enjoyable

A delightful 45minute barge-trip on the Llangollen canal across the Pontcysyllte aquaduct this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom G
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Cockenzie and Port Seton, null, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely way to experience Thomas Telford’s aqueduct

Hidden away in Trevor, Jones the Boats have their own little wharf and a small free car park (the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard W
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“sunday lunch”(14 reviews)
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About
We offer canal boat trips across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct daily, from Easter to the end of October.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Trevor Wharf, A539, Llangollen, Wales
Website
+44 1978 824166
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A delightful 45minute barge-trip on the Llangollen canal across the Pontcysyllte aquaduct this afternoon with an excellent commentary from the guide. Tea, coffee, snacks and drinks available on board. A very enjoyable outing across a wonderful feat of engineering and all at a reasonable price....More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up to visit aqueducts and have a drink in cafe to be welcomed with a very rude man saying it was private parking and not everybody can park there when tried to explain we wanted to visit his cafe!!!!....was welcomed again with no you...More

1  Thank lucyfdental10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away in Trevor, Jones the Boats have their own little wharf and a small free car park (the large one outside is £3 a pop). Tickets are bought inside a nice cafe, and are not unreasonable - three adults and a child for around...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous 45 minute round trip across the aqueduct and back to experience stunning views. We did not pre book and arrived 20 minutes beforehand and bought a ticket. They ran trips on the hour from 11am until 4pm. We were on the...More

Thank rolandt676
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We opted for the 45 minute return trip across the aqueduct and were able to get on the trip without booking. We received a warm welcome and help to get on board. Seating is on wooden benches/chairs with cushions and a little table. Our trip...More

Thank D W
Reviewed 13 August 2018

👦🏼Took our five year old grandson on his first walk across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, and whilst looking at various narrowboats, he asked if we could go on a boat trip across it. We headed off in the direction of ‘Jones the Boats’ to find a...More

3  Thank se262014
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Not sure what the deal was but our captain was bumping into just about every immovable object he could find. Also, having dogs on the boats is great but you need to do something about the flea infestation. I was not bit but the ladies...More

1  Thank mebejim
JTB1936, Owner at Jones the Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You make it sound as though the boat was flea infested. Fleas are blood suckers, parasites who need the warmth of a human or animal body, and wouldn't survive on an empty boat overnight. Your friends either caught them from dogs on board, but we...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We booked the 3 hour trip with 3 course lunch Inc cheese, biscuits and coffee to follow for my parents Golden Wedding. The boat was booked just for the 10 of us. Mr Jones the owner was lovely and very accommodating on the phone when...More

1  Thank Bethan M
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I visited today with my wife and dog. On standing at the threshold of the cafe looking for a sign saying dogs allowed or prohibited the chef ran at me shouting get out. When I said some manners would be nice he was not impressed....More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The cafe looks ok but the food didn't look very appetizing... didn't eat so can't comment on the quality. Safety notices faded so unreadable... cafe entrance ramp dodgy.... felt like the wood may give! Lots of bricks and pots of dead plants or just dead...More

2  Thank mollyjane
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mayday49
14 October 2017|
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Response from JTB1936 | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed on our trip boat but not on the restaurant boat. It's always best to ring to check before travelling
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2lindamar
20 June 2016|
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Response from angela m | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda, re your question you can contact via email or phone 01978824166, look at site on Jones the boat for prices and email link we booked in advance for Sunday lunch trip if you do it by email they will send you... More
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Sally T
9 June 2015|
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Response from JTB1936 | Property representative |
We cannot take a wheelchair on board, but ambulant passengers can get their wheelchair to the side of the boat and step on with plenty of help. As a rule of thumb, if you can get on a bus, you can get on the boat; the steps... More
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