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Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
+44 1873 830240
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Country fair narrowboats

Booked with this company for my partners 50th!Amazing time on a mini break canal boat spotlessly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa C
via mobile
First narrowboat holiday

We've just returned from our first ever narrow boat holiday and to say it was different to any... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle W
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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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
+44 1873 830240
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked with this company for my partners 50th!Amazing time on a mini break canal boat spotlessly clean could not fault the scenary from crickhowell to breacon.The tunnel on the way is a must. Amazing experience with fab weather:-)

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from our first ever narrow boat holiday and to say it was different to any other holiday is an understatement but in the best way possible. We chose roadhouse as it was a smaller family run company and reading up on it...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned this morning from a wonderful 4 days on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. We sailed about 22 miles from Gilwern to Brecon and back and every yard was enchanting, from the reflections in the mirror-like surface of the canal in the early mornings,...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a one day taster day with Country Craft Narrowboats as an early birthday present for my husband. It was a fabulous day. Olwen and Ashley the mechanic were so welcoming and the tuition was thorough and comprehensive. They guided us through the locks which...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people on the canal are very friendly and helpful, you will find the villagers also very keen to help, the canal has some very nice walks, you can see different birds and flora and fauna, the walka are amazing

Thank Hilda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love walking the towpath with our dog. Lovely scenery, tranquil and some nice pubs dotted about the route in a few places.

Thank mikeylew28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired one of the electric narrowboats provided by Castle Narrowboats at Gilwern for a week in mid-May and had a great time. I would thoroughly recommend it. The boat was spotlessly clean, quiet and does not produce any diesel fumes! The friendly service by...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Rang for some help and was told they were too busy. Thanks just leave us stranded on the canal. Had to sort it out with the help of other boaters and canal dwellers.

Thank eric120519
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Cambrian Cruisers is an exceptionally good outfit that shows the benefit of the direct attention of the owners. We hired Catrin for four nights for a party of two elderly couples. The accomodation provided good space and excellent privacy. The boat was beautiful and manageable...More

Thank BobtheOzzy
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Booked a long weekend with Country craft Narrowboats in Cwm Crawnon. Robert & his staff couldn't have done more to make us welcome. The service was efficient, instruction / guidance thorough, & the craft immaculately presented.

1  Thank Andrew C
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