How to work a lock

If you’ve never steered a narrowboat before and want to hire the Shropshire Lass or the Shropshire Maid to explore the Llangollen and Montgomery Canals, you’ll need to know how to work a lock safely.

This video from the Canal & River Trust shows you how it’s done. We’ll explain it all again when we meet and greet you at Lyneal Wharf.


Working a lock