The building of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal had a big impact on the surrounding area. Industries grew along with towns and villages to house the growing workforce. The canal continues to have an impact today, an intrinsic part of the beautiful landscape and a draw for tourists.
Teacher’s Activity Plan
This plan introduces our activities to help children learn how the area around Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal has changed since the canal was built.