The county of Shropshire

Shropshire

Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands, bordering Wales. Very rural and sparsely populated with beautiful scenery of the Welsh mountains from the canal. About a quarter of the county is in a area of outstanding beauty.

Bases in Shropshire

Blackwater

Cruise in the spectacular countryside of the Dee Valley, marvel at two aqueducts the Chirk and the magnificent Pontcysyllte. Visit Llangollen home to the world famous Eisteddfod.

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Whitchurch

Whitchurch is set on the beautiful Llangollen Canal in Shropshire. Cruise from here to Llangollen or perhaps go the other way towards Ellesmere Port

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Whixall

The historic town of Whitchurch is a few cruising hours away, and the meres at Ellesmere are also close by. Voyage further on into Wales and bestride the Dee Valley on Telford's majestic World Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and let the delightful International Music of the Eisteddfod town of Llangollen reward you with its welcome.

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Shropshire Articles

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Canals & Rivers of interest when starting from a Shropshire marina

Llangollen

Montgomery

Shropshire Union

Trent & Mersey

Towns of interest when starting from a Shropshire marina

Anderton

Chester

Llangollen

Manchester

Middlewich

Nantwich

Stafford

Stoke On Trent

Whitchurch

 

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