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Roadhouse Narrowboats

Spent a week on Lady, beautiful scenic canal up to the Brecons or down to Abergavenny. Would... read more

Reviewed yesterday

Spent a week walking this lovely canal beautiful weather meeting lots of people and stopping off at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Karen H
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Opened in 1812, this major waterway runs 42 miles from Brecon to Newport, Gwent, where the first 33 miles are navigable.
Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
+44 1873 830240
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent a week on Lady, beautiful scenic canal up to the Brecons or down to Abergavenny. Would recommend if wanting a quiet, peaceful time away from the stress and ratrace. Belinda & Wayne

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a week walking this lovely canal beautiful weather meeting lots of people and stopping off at some lovely pubs.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recently had an extremely pleasant trip with Redline Boats at Goytre Wharf. Took a hired narrow boat on the North route for 6 hours. This route takes you towards Llanfoist. There are no locks but plenty of bridges to manoeuvre. Extremely tranquil and full...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve just returned home after a lovely 4 day trip on Lady. This is a small but extremely well equipped boat, a lot more traditional than many of the ‘big boys’ on the canal. Nigel and Sally at Roadhouse we’re both really nice, friendly and...More

1  Thank Alison A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hired Gilwern lady for our 1 week holiday. We had excellent instruction from Nigel and thoroughly enjoyed our week. Boat very well equipped and comfortable. Our 5th narrowboat holiday and one of the best

Thank Hazel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful canal, friendly people. Help was given with the locks. There were some lovely friendly pubs within walking distance which were dog friendly. The ducklings were gorgeous.

Thank Joanknott
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Pleasant walk to Brecon along canal, super views of Pen-y-Fan.Also walked to Llangyndr via Taly-bont-on Usk, peaceful canal walk through beautiful countryside.

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

We've just returned from a 7 day 'cruise' of the Brecon and Monmouth canal with Country Crafts. The canal offers a fabulous back drop to a hoiday. The scenery is superb, mainly because the canal was built into the side of high ground and is...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Really good value trip of nearly three hours taking a leisurely cruise in a Narrow Boat along the canal watching birds and dragonflies. They offer tea,coffee and snacks at a very reasonable price. Going through the lock was fascinating. Beautiful views over the Usk valley...More

1  Thank Madeleine W
Reviewed June 18, 2018

What a lovely way to spend an afternoon. We cruised up the canal, the dogs were welcomed on board and it was a very relaxed and peaceful Tim. Stopped half way and took photos of the aqueduct and had a hot chocolate and returned. Would...More

1  Thank Kafandricl
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August 7, 2018|
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Response from Rowills | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know the exact places but there were some by the locks, with diagrams of the canal on them.
June 2, 2018|
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Response from Beacons A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but the first section is often busy with dog walkers.
February 10, 2018|
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Response from betsyboo2017 | Reviewed this property |
I only walk Llangynidr/ talybont - it's 7 mile round trip. you can start walk at Brecon and to llangattock is about 15 miles doable in a day or there are boats to hire from Gilwern but not sure of price there are loads of... More