Directions to the Whixall Marina
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Whixall marina is a tranquil haven on the Llangollen Canal. Cruise over the world famous aqueducts at Chirk and Pontcysyllte to Llangollen, home of the International Music Eisteddfod very year. Chirk is also home to a fantastic medieval castle, just 15 minutes walk from the Canal, and the children will also love the Steam Railway in Llangollen. Cruise east to Chester historic Roman City , and visit Chester Zoo.See our other locations
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Address : Alders Lane, Whixall, Shropshire. SY13 2QP
By Road : Leave the M6 Toll at junction T8, then merge onto the A460 (signposted Wolverhampton, Telford M54). At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A460 (signposted Wolverhampton). At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit, then join the M54 motorway (signposted Telford). Continue forward onto the A5 (signposted North Wales, Shrewsbury, A5). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A49 (signposted Whitchurch). At Sundorne Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A49 (signposted Whitchurch). At Battlefield Roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A5112 (signposted Shrewsbury). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A49 (signposted Whitchurch). Turn left onto the B5063 (signposted Wem). At the T-junction turn right onto Mill Street - B5476 (signposted Town Centre). At the T-junction turn right onto High Street - B5476 (signposted Whitchurch). Turn left onto New Street (signposted Tilstock). Turn right onto Coton Park. Turn left onto Gilbert's Lane. Turn left onto Green Lane. Turn left onto Goblin Lane. Turn right. Turn right again. Bear right on to Alders Lane. The entrance to the marina is about half a mile along the lane on the right.
By Rail : Whitchurch station- take the train to Crewe or Shrewsbury and then change for Whitchurch.
By Air : Liverpool or Manchester Airports are about the same distance, and Birmingham airport only slightly longer.
Chirk and return from Whixall (3.00 days)
Wrenbury and return from Whixall (3.00 to 4.00 days)
Llangollen and return from Whixall, cruise over the fantastic aqueducts (4.00 to 7.00 days)
Llangollen and return from Whixall (4.00 days)
Accommodation : Dodington Lodge Hall Whitchurch Tel 01948 662539 www.dodingtonlodge.co.uk Sedgeford House, Whitchurch, Tel 01948 665598
Taxis : Wem Travel 01939-233673 Acorn Taxis Tel 01948 665540 Whitchurch Halls taxis Whitchurch Tel 01948 662222 A2B Taxi Whitchurch 07856-042690
Groceries : Wem or Whitchurch are the nearest towns for shopping
Bike Hire : Day Bike hire at SK Cycles in Llangollen Tel 01978-869436
Mere Cycle- based in Ellesmere, will deliver to the marina and collect , Tel 01691 773298/07988-842038