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Boat Trip on Canal

Boat Trip on Canal

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Boat Trips, £4

Address

Town Wharf,
Welshpool,
Powys,
SY21 7DD

Details

Scenic canal boat trips on the Montgomery Canal through some of the most beautiful Welsh countryside.

From Easter to the end of September enjoy canal boat trips along the "Monty" Canal. On Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, trips leave the centre of Welshpool at 11 am and 2 pm for about two and a half hours.

The Heulwen trust offers free weekday disabled trips from the Heulwen Wharf. On the last Sunday of each month you can experience longer trips to Brithdir and back last 5 to 6 hours. One way trips are available

Private group booking are welcome.

Booking is essential. Details of how to book are on www.heulwentrust.co.uk.(or turn up on the off chance)

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

We can cater for groups of up to 12 passengers on each of two boats. Our canal boats are designed to be used by disabled people with wheelchair access and disabled toilets. Disabled weekday boat trips are free and leave from the Heulwen wharf. and we offer Summer Weekend trips for the public leaving from Welshpool town centre. Please see heulwentrust.co.uk for full details

Prices

Public return trips Adult: £8.00
Child (aged between 2 and up to 15): £4.00.
Family ticket for two adults and two children: £20
Longer trips to Brithdir £10 one way £135 return

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SJ 240084  Lat: 52.65983 Long: -3.14412

By car: Welshpool Wharf is between TIC and Tesco. Use SY21 7DD for sat nav. Public car park beside Wharf adjoining to the TIC

By public transport: Train to Welshpool Bus X75 Shrewsbury to Newtown. or X71 / 71 Oswestry to Newtown service

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Welshpool station

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

We can cater for groups of up to 12 passengers on each of two boats. Our canal boats are designed to be used by disabled people with wheelchair access and disabled toilets. Disabled weekday boat trips are free and leave from the Heulwen wharf. and we offer Summer Weekend trips for the public leaving from Welshpool town centre. Please see heulwentrust.co.uk for full details

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
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