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Big house

Cefn Mawr, Wrexham, Wales

Big house

Length4.1 mi
Elev. Gain321.4 ft
Est. Steps9500


Created by Joanne
Big house is a 4.1 mile (9,500-step) route located near Cefn Mawr, Wrexham, Wales. This route has an elevation gain of about 321.4 ft and is rated as medium. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Tourist Attraction
The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (Welsh pronunciation: [ˌpɔntkəˈsəɬtɛ]; Welsh: Traphont Ddŵr Pontcysyllte) is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal across the River Dee in the Vale of Llangollen in north east Wales. The 18-arched stone and cast iron structure is for use by narrowboats and was completed in 1805 having taken ten years to design and build.

Trevor Basin

Trevor Basin is a canal basin on the Llangollen Canal, situated near Trevor, in Clwyd, between Llangollen and Ruabon.The basin was originally built at the northern end of the central section of the Ellesmere Canal, just 150yds north of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.With the abandonment of the planned extension to Chester, Trevor Basin became the terminus of the Ellesmere Canal itself.


Froncysyllte (; Welsh pronunciation: [vrɔŋkəˈsəɬte]), colloquially known as Fron, is a village in Wrexham county borough, Wales and stands on the banks of the River Dee and the Llangollen Canal. It is situated on the main A5 road which runs from London to Holyhead. It is in the community of Llangollen Rural.

Ruabon Brook Tramway

The Ruabon Brook Tramway was a Welsh branch railway line linking the Ruabon coalfield to the Shropshire Union Canal at Froncysyllte, with a private extension into the Monsanto works at Cefn Mawr which reconnected to the main line at Trevor. The area was rich in coal, clay and minerals.The tramway was opened on 26 Nov 1805 between Pontcysyllte and Acrefair.

Cefn railway station

Cefn railway station was a minor railway station on the Great Western Railway's London to Birkenhead main line serving the mining village of Cefn Mawr in Wales. It had an adjacent signal box but the station seems not to have handled freight traffic. The remains of the station and yard area can be seen just to the north of Cefn Viaduct (also known as Dee Viaduct).

Ty Mawr Country Park


Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Information Point

Tourist Attraction

Cefn Mawr British Legion


Aqueduct Car Park 3


Telford Inn

Route Details


4.1 mi

Elev. Gain

321.4 ft

Est. Steps

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