Category Archives: canal

Canal limekiln project recognised at the ‘Oscars of the Waterways’

A project to refurbish a number of historic limekilns along the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal was recognised at the 2017 Living Waterways Awards ceremony, held in Birmingham on the 27th September 2017. The Awards seek to recognise the most exciting … Continue reading

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What’s on this September?

September is a great month to visit the Brecon Beacons, with plenty of fun things to do during your stay with us! It’s still warm enough to enjoy our great outdoors and beer gardens, with plenty of autumn events to enjoy… 2nd-3rd- Sennybridge … Continue reading

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7 Memorable things to do for free in the Brecon Beacons

Some of the best things in life are free and in the Brecon Beacons free can be a lot of fun and definitely memorable. Here are 7 extraordinary things to do for free in the Brecon Beacons National Park. 1. … Continue reading

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Explore The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal by the Canal and River Trust

Meandering through the Welsh countryside the isolated Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal is the most popular attraction in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park. It is one of our most beautiful and peaceful waterways following the line of the lovely wooded … Continue reading

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Top 5 Memorable Stops along the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal

Here is a round-up of great stopping points that are part of the leisurely journey along the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal.  Included are some local favourites of pubs, cafes and scenic sites.   Llangynidr’s 5 Locks! Llangynidr’s five locks suddenly come … Continue reading

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Getting Active on the Canal- Brecon to Llangynidr

If you prefer smooth water to rushing rapids, you’ll love our canal. Once an important transport route, it’s now a lovely place for lazy strolling and boating. Peaceful and rural, with a flavour of times gone by, it’s often voted … Continue reading

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Summer has arrived!

We have everything you need here in the Brecon Beacons for summer!  Here are a few ideas of things you can do here.  From walking to taking a scenic train trip, spending a day on the river to discovering our towns … Continue reading

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