Montgomery Canal


The Montgomery Canal runs from the Llangollen Canal at Frankton Junction to its terminus at Newtown.  It is 35 miles (56 km) long and has 25 locks.  The Canal is currently under restoration and the sections from Frankton Junction to Gronwyn Bridge, Maesbury (6.5 miles) and Ardleen (bridge 103 lowered) to Berriew (bridge 129 lowered) - a further 11.5 miles - are currently navigable.

The maximum size of boat that can use the Montgomery Canal is
length: 73' 10" (22.51 metres) - Frankton Locks
width: 7' 0" (2.13 metres) - Frankton Locks
headroom: 7' 0" (2.13 metres)
draught: 3' 11" (1.2 metres) - cill of Frankton Locks

Passage through Frankton Locks has to be booked with Canal & River Trust in advance (48 hours notice in the winter).

JOIN IWA!

 

IWA Branch

Shrewsbury District & North Wales

Navigation Authority

Canal & River Trust
Head Office
First Floor North
Station House
500 Elder Gate
Milton Keynes, MK9 1BB

T: 0303 040 4040
Canal & River Trust website

See also:

Waterways A-Z
Map of UK Waterways

Sign up for email updates

Keep up to date with all the latest waterways news. 

first name:
last name:
email:


We will never share your email address with anyone else and you can update your subscription preferences at any time.