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Enjoy cruising the beautiful Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Spend a delightful few hours cruising through some of the most beautiful scenery in Britain, lying within the Brecon Beacons National Park.
The Monmouthshire and Brecon canal hugs the mountainside above the valley of the River Usk. Through the four seasons there a fine views and an abundance of wildlife to be seen.
200 Years of History - Travel on this historical waterway, a fantastic feat of engineering, built before roads and railways. Cruise through a canal lock and over an aqueduct carry the canal over the River Usk,
Saloon seating for 50
Wheelchair Lift (2 chairs maximum)
The journeys last 2 and half hours and take you along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal from Brecon to Brynich, 2½ miles through a lock over an aquaduct.
Refreshments and toilet available. Wheelchair access.
This is one of the most scenic canal routes in Britain. It runs for a total of 32 miles (51.5 km) through idyllic scenery in the National Park between Brecon and Pontypool. It then continues to Newport. The canal was built between 1797 and 1812 to link Brecon with Newport and the Severn Estuary. The canal is now used for informal recreation including canoeing, fishing, walks along the towpath (a section of the Taf Trail follows the canal bank for walkers only), and for canal boats.
The full length of the canal towpath is a public footpath. During its passage through the National Park it features six locks and several public houses are to be found adjacent to the canal enroute.
We are able to provide public and private trips available from March to October:
Canal Trip Boat
Private Charter Trips