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Montgomery Canal  Information

Triathlon 2021 details on Friends News Page.

Temporary closure of towpath for walking.

Between Pyces Bridge 84 and Crickheath Lane Bridge 85,

The towpath is closed until 31/10/2021 for restoration work.

Frankton Locks :-

WINTER Passage through the locks is from 12.00 mid-day until 2.00pm only.

NEW SUMMER OPENING TIMES Monday 30th March 2020 to Monday 2nd November 2020

 Lock opening times are 9am until 1pm daily (Including Bank Holidays)

To book a passage:-

 Tel. 0303 040 4040 during normal office hours from Monday to Friday.

Click Here to go to the CRT site for further information.  

ANGLING  on the Montgomery Canal.   Click for Information.

CANOEING & BOATING . New canoe launch pads are being

installed by locks and road crossings. Small craft can also

be launched from the ramp at Welshpool Wharf.

Membership of Canoe England and Canoe Wales

gives you the right to paddle canoes on the Canal & River Trust's waterways.

Alternatively you can buy short term visitor licences from local waterway offices

or :- online from their boat licencing pages.

CYCLING . No permit is required for tow-path cycling.

Just remember to consider other users.

“Share the Space, Drop your Pace”.

WALKING . A wonderfull way to relax and enjoy the canal.

Click to check the Canal and Rivers Trust Web-site.


Here are 4 Arddleen Circular Walks. To download in pdf format.


GUIDED WALK. Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn. Click here for Leaflet.

FOR VISITORS. Hotels, Pubs, B & B’s and Touring Caravan sites along the canal corridor.

Click here for Information with links where available.

ACCESS  INFORMATION  for WHEELCHAIRS, PRAMS and PUSH CHAIRS is  available from the “Friends” pages. MWRT “FRIENDS” Information.


Have two boats based on the canal at Welshpool.

The Trust offer free trips for groups of disabled and elderly people.

The boats can be booked for periods of 2-6 hours.

Contact for booking is Jenny Maddox Tel  01938 554810.

Donations would be appreciated.   Website.

BOOKS on The Montgomery Canal and its restoration. Click for details.   

“MWRT”    Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust.

Trust secretary:-

R A Dewey. The Gables, Llanfynydd, Wrexham Ll11 5HG

Tel:- 01978 761315

“SUCS”   Shropshire Union Canal Society. Work Party dates for the Montgomery Canal :- See Diary


Restoration Project Manager David Carter Tel. 01244 661440

I.W.A.       Shrewsbury and North Wales Branch.

Chairman:- Michael Haig. Tel:- 07801 415573.

Secretary:-  Dawn Aylwin.   Tel:- 01691 830403.

“Wyndcliff” Pen-Y-Gareg Lane, Pant, Oswestry, SY10 8JS.

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