February 2022 - Chirk
Chirk – 2 Aquaducts, 2 Viaducts, 2
Tunnels and 1 Castle
Leader: David Jakeman Contact number: 07824 542340
Walk distance: 12 miles,
total of 1049’ of ascent.
Park in the Colliery Road
car park (free) in the
centre of Chirk
Grid ref: SJ 29116 37732 Nearest
Post code: SY10 7NP What3words:
Meet at the Abbey at 8.30,
if you intend going directly to the walk start.
Journey time: 45 mins Distance to start: 25 miles
Walk start: Approx. 09.20
Toilet facilities at the
during the walk.
This circular walk will see
underneath both the Chirk Aquaduct and Viaduct, before going into the
for a close look at the Castle.
Continuing through the grounds, we will join the Offa’s Dyke Path, to
to the Llangollen
use the tow path to take us to the Trevor canal basin, via the
Aqueduct. Here we will descend to the River Dee, below the Aquaduct and
path along the river to the Ty Mawr Country Park, from where we will
railway, close to the end of the nearby railway viaduct.
head back to the Llangollen
for a tow path
walk to Chirk Aquaduct. This will include going through two long
the opportunity to admire both the top of both the Chirk Aquaduct and
viaduct, we will make our way back to the starting point of the walk.
offers plenty of interest along its route, which I hope will more than
compensate for the lack of challenging hills to be negotiated.