Tag: GB – Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal

Iconic structures to shine for special ten year celebration; Nigel Barlow; About Manchester

A luminaire of iconic structures along the 11-mile corridor of the Dee Valley’s World Heritage site near Llangollen is expected to draw thousands of visitors to the area this month. The event runs from 7-27 October and marks the ten-year anniversary since Thomas Telford’s breathtaking nineteenth century Pontcysyllte Aqueduct at Trevor Basin was given the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Status in 2009.

Source: Iconic structures to shine for special ten year celebration – About Manchester

Celebrations this weekend to mark 10 years of World Heritage Status for Pontcysyllte Aqueduct; Wrexham.com

A free celebration of events will take place at the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct this weekend to mark the 10th anniversary of the Llangollen Canal’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Trevor Basin, situated next to Britain’s highest, longest aqueduct, will host an afternoon packed full of exciting, family-friendly activities and attractions on Saturday 29th June (2-6pm) – as well as the opportunity to stroll along the stunning ‘Stream in the Sky’.

Source: Celebrations this weekend to mark 10 years of World Heritage Status for Pontcysyllte Aqueduct