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 "Friends of the Montgomery Canal"

"Aiming for the full Monty"

Montgomery Canal Triathlon (see FMC events pages for details).


   Was formed by the Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust to provide information and involvement for people living in the canal corridor, the membership of the organisation now well over  two hundred individual memberships representing some three to four hundred people.

    Even if you don't live in the area, you are welcome to join by contacting the membership secretary. (Details can be found below).

Nostalgic Memories.

   A page for people with fond memories of the canal to share them with others who  may or may not wish to add their own.        “MEMORIES”.

Access Points.

A list of access points suitable for Prams, Push-chairs  and Disabled

Visitors has been compiled by the “Friends”. Click on the link below for  a list in printable PDF format. (Click Here)

Canal-side Sculptures

A selection of sculptures has been installed along the canal, three of which appear below.

Click on the image to view in a larger format.

Llanymynech Wharf.    Twisted seat at Carreghofa.     Fat Man at  Buttington .

A leaflet  is to be published showing  more of the sculptures and seats.

"Whats New?" Further on the above subject.

Interested ? Further Information is available from the useful contacts below.

Details and membership forms available from :-

The Membership Secretary, "Friends of The Montgomery Canal"

Maggie Ellis. Crowther Hall, Pool Quay. Welshpool SY21 9JU .


To download a membership application form in PDF format for you to print out and forward to the Membership secretary.

Michael Limbrey MBE, (Chairman, Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust.)

( e-mail:- )

Tel. :- 01691 654081

Pete’s Montgomerycanal Home Page.

FRIENDS Facebook Page.


Do you fancy a canoe trip on the “Monty” ??

The Friends of The Montgomery Canal have Canadian Style Canoes, with paddles and life jackets, available for use on the canal.  

The canoes are available for use from Canal Central at Maesbury Marsh.

Oswestry,  Shropshire,  SY10 8JG

Please Tel: 01691 652 168 or  Email: for details and booking.

(Photo is a “Friends” canoe on the restored Redwith section).

Programme of Friends Events.

FMC Events 2020 (Click Here).

FMC Events 2019 (Click Here).    FMC Events 2018  (Click Here).


Pictures of the canal as it was in the early 1900’s.

See if you can place them. You can then click on the image to see recent photo’s and details.

(Click Here).

Winter Spectacular at the Vyrnwy Aqueduct

   The well documented leaks on the Vyrnwy were brought to life by the recent hard winters

 as the photo below by Andy Talbot shows.