Base 27 is situated close to the Ellesmere Arm on the Llangollen Canal which offers scenic beauty and breathtaking engineering. Close to Llangollen if you want to visit on a short break.
The base is a starting point for no less then four routes, to the ancient city of Chester, the Cheshire ring, the Llangollen Canal and the Four Counties Ring. These give many choices for both short break and one-week cruises, or longer.
Routes from Base 27
Llangollen and Return 7 Nights : 4 Locks 25 hours
Chester or Ellesmere Port and return 7/10 Nights : 66/74 Locks 42/53 hours
Two Week Routes
The Cheshire Ring 14 Nights : 137 Locks 98 hours
Four Counties Ring 14 Nights : 132 Locks 98 hours
Short Break Routes
Chirk and Return 3/4 Nights : 4 Locks 13 hours
Llangollen and Return 3/4 Nights : 4 Locks 16 hours
Please note that we have been advised that there is damage to the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, so it is not possible to access the Cheshire Ring from these bases at present.