Distance: 10 miles (16km)
Ascent: 519 metres
Start/finish: Llangollen station, LL20 8SN
Head north from the station, crossing the canal and joining a track climbing up to Castell Dinas Bran via the top of the road at Geufron. Run down the other side and turn R onto the road and joining Offa’s Dyke Path. Bear L along Panorama Walk then stay R, leaving the road but still following Offa’s Dyke Path to a road by Trevor Hall. Turn R onto the road, then L onto the A539 and shortly after R onto a path crossing the old railway. When you reach the canal cross it and turn L, following the canal path, and then turn R to cross the Pontcysyllte aqueduct. Now turn around and cross back over it. Turn L onto the canal path and, staying on the southern bank, follow it back to the start.
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