Set entirely within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal is among the most beautiful anywhere on the waterways.
Address: Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9EW
Visit time: 2-3 hours
A gift shop includes canal and National Park information, gallery, and coffee shop. You can also see and feed the fish in the marina. Red Line Boats based at the wharf, offers narrowboat hire - either day hire or for holidays.
The picturesque town of Abergavenny is nearby. A few miles away on the other side of the hill is Blaenavon. The Big Pit Mining Museum is also nearby where you can go underground in a former coal mine.
Canoes for hire, Canal boat holidays (self-drive)
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