The Llangollen Walk

The Pontyscyttle aqueduct which carries the Llangollen canal & towpath 1000 feet over the River Dee 120 feet below in a narrow iron trough and is both the longest & highest navigable aqueduct in the world.

Kennet & Avon Walk

The lady's pool is a particularly broad stretch of the Kennet and Avon canal designed to look like a lake and forms part of our Kennet and Avon Walk.

Lancaster Canal

The partially restored Lancaster follows an interesting route into the Lake District & passes close to the sea as it provides excellent views of the Cumbrian hills.

Brecon Beacons

Walk into the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park

This Walk is Dog Friendly

The route follows the navigable section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal north west into the heart of the Brecon Beacons National park.

The meandering route follows the River Usk valley and is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery from start to finish.  Today the route is entirely rural, but the canals history is based on the transport of iron, coal and limestone from the surrounding mountains to the industrial coast and beyond.  Consequently there are plenty of historic reminders of this past along the route with interesting places to stop on route. 

The route commences near Pontypool and meanders north to Abergavenny offering impressive views over the wide Usk valley to the east. 

 

Near Abergavenny the canal is joined by the river Usk - clinging high to its valley side, and affording fantastic views along the valley to the mountains beyond.  The rural tranquillity is interspersed by attractive villages and towns such as Govilon, Crickhowell and Tal-y-bont.

 

The route finishes in the heart of Brecon a fine riverside market town sitting at the heart of the Brecon Beacons.

Walk Options

4 Nights/3 Days walking Pontypool - Brecon 

325 per person.  Single supplement 20 per night

32 miles

3 Nights/2 days walking Abergavenny - Brecon

280 per person.  Single supplement 20 per night

23 miles


‘Rest and Exploration Days’

Additional rest days can be arranged we would recommend Brecon at the heart of the Brecon Beacons where you can explore its alleyways and courtyards and visit its many independent shops with their fine Jacobean and Georgian shopfronts.  The town sits at the confluence of the Usk and Honddu rivers which provide attractive riverside walks and provided a strong defensive position for the towns ruined castle and fortified cathedral.

Each additional night £40