Aqueduct Canoeing in Llangollen, North Wales

Canoe along the highest aqueduct in the world. Look over the edge, if you dare?

Aqueduct Canoeing highlights

  • Guided tour of the worlds highest aqueduct
  • Perfect for complete beginners, no experience necessary
  • Take in the incredible surrounding scenery of the Dee Valley
  • Small group sizes guaranteed

What you'll get up to

Join us on a family friendly adventure paddling over the highest aqueduct in the world! This is the perfect activity for those wanting to explore the outdoors whilst learning a new skill, no experience necessary.

We keep the group size small to make sure you have maximum interaction with your Bearded Men Adventures paddle sports instructor.

You’ll spend your time learning the basics and putting them to good practice whilst you navigate yourself along the canal, we’ll also give you our best rendition of the aqueducts factual history and the local knowledge.

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is located in the beautiful Dee Valley, also known as ‘the gateway to North Wales’. This World Heritage site is surrounded by stunning scenery and wonderful Welsh wildlife.

Situated a short distance from the historic riverside town of Llangollen with its steam trains, castles and riverside park, this activity is the perfect addition to a day discovering the wonders of North Wales.

This family friendly adventure is a perfect way to create memories with your tribe. The beautiful surroundings of the aqueduct and the famous Llangollen canal waterways are one to be ticked off the bucket list.

Check out our Trip Advisor reviews to see why we are the number one in Llangollen.

What's included

  • All equipment provided including buoyancy aid & paddles
  • Local heritage knowledge about the area’s famous landmarks, wildlife and obviously the best places to eat.
  • Guidance and tuition by BMA staff members

What you'll need to bring

  • Your own BEARD
  • Suitable clothing for all weather conditions
  • Suitable sturdy footwear for all weather conditions
  • Good jokes
  • Towel and some spare clothes, just in case

Need to know

Travel & Transport

All locations must be driven to in personal vehicles.

Alternative transport can be arranged upon request.

Locations are sent prior to arrival.


We supply all equipment required for each activity.

All equipment is frequently safety checked and maintained.

Bring suitable robust footwear appropriate for each activity, along with swimwear and a towel where applicable.

The Bearded Men's top tip

Bring a good camera because the scenery and views are defiantly ones you’ll want to savour and show to your friends and family in the future (We have dry bags for your belongings and phones just in case you are worried).

Let us show you Wales from the majestic waterways that helped build it.

Hugh and Jason - The Bearded Men

March - November

£50/ Person

Fun Day Out

Chelsea C

We booked this last minute and we did not regret it, Hugh our guide was very informative and friendly, some of us had never done it before and he was so patient and nothing was too much hassle.

Views and scenery was stunning, didn’t feel rushed and you could go at your own pace.

Sian P

Why choose us for your next Next Adventure

Our team of bearded buddies have over 30 years combined instructing and guiding.

Bespoke adventures to suit your every request, just tell us what you need.

Our teams energy has been described as unparalleled, epic and darn right contagious.

Nothing says professional like an outstanding and well-kept beard.