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Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal towing path user survey.

British Waterways Board.

Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal towing path user survey.

by British Waterways Board.

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Published by British Waterways Board in Rickmansworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Duplicated typescript in slide binder.

SeriesRecreation planning research paper -- no.9
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14160235M

  This is my cycle/walk along the miles of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Canal boat holiday on the Mon & Brec canal in the beautiful Brecon Beacons in Wales - Duration: Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal. likes. The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal is celebrating its th Anniversary in Followers: 1K.

Staying in a self-catering holiday cottage in Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is an ideal way to explore the county and enjoy a real taste of life in a Wales town or village Cottage distance (in Miles) Within 5 Within 10 Within 15 Within 20 Within Canal Holidays Guide to the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Canal lovers often agree that the Monmouthshire and Brecon is one of the most beautiful canals in Britain, with outstanding scenery and the ideal route for a relaxing holiday at a sedate pace. Although only 35 miles long, this canal has the challenge of six locks, five lift bridges, a.

History of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal. In March he appears for the first time in Great Western Railway wharf age books as a trader on the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal. He may well have bought out the business of E. Williams, who stopped carrying at that time. Sally is an Ambassador for the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal and.   Buy The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal by John Norris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(9).


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Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal towing path user survey by British Waterways Board. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal Discover the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal as it winds its way through beautiful countryside in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Go for a stroll, try your hand at fishing, ride a bike along the banks or get in the water with a narrowboat or kayak. as the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal or the ‘Mon & Brec Canal’, as it is often affectionately known by many users and stakeholders. In Januarythe neighbouring authority to the south, Newport City Council, designated as a Conservation Area that part of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal within its administrative boundary.

Built high on the side of the Brecon Beacons, few other canals in the UK can rival the Monmouthshire & Brecon for beautiful surroundings.

Just about the right length for a weeks leisurely cruising with half-a-dozen locks, an aqueduct (albeit a small one), a short tunnel, plenty of canal-side pubs and lots of other points of interest, the Mon & Brec is an ideal introduction to the delights of.

At the next junction go straight ahead, continue under the A40 to reach a bridge over the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (grid ref. SO). Just over the canal, turn right through the gates and follow the towpath (with the canal on your right).

Stay on the towing path all the way back into Brecon, a distance of kilometres. In the infamous BTC survey which classified all of Britain's waterways, the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal did not fair well. It was classified as a Remainder Canal which basically meant it was to be left to rot and eventually was to be completely wiped out.

The whole of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal was officially abandoned. Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal Pubs/Cafes. The pretty village of Talybont-On-Usk is a nice place to stop for Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal towing path user survey.

book on the walk. The White Hart is an historic Coaching Inn which has welcomed travelers for over years. Located near the canal it has. MR2a is a slightly less intensive cut allowing the back verge of the towing path to grow through the season. It is generally used in urban fringe or semi-rural locations.

Grass is cut to 50mm height between the waters edge and the towing path and to 50mm height behind the towing path for mm Size: 1MB. Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is a small network of canals in South Wales.

For most of its mile (56 km) length it runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park, and its present rural character and tranquillity belies its original purpose as an industrial corridor for coal and iron, which were brought to the canal by a network of tramways and/or Views: K. Book Online; Mon & Brec Canal.

The Monmouthshire and Brecon canal is quite unlike any other waterway in Britain. For a start it’s not joined to the main canal network, so it’s quieter with fewer boats.

Its navigable length is just 36 miles and there are only 6 locks. In fact, for 25 miles the canal remains on one level, one of the longest.

Mon & Brec Canal Most Visited Tourist Attraction in National Park. A recent visitor survey has shown that the most popular attraction within the Brecon Beacons National Park is the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal!!.

Follow us on Facebook Read our Blog. Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal Narrowboat Reviews. Please read our customer reviews left by visitors from Wales to Australia. These have been collated from Trip Advisor and the guest books.

Luxury canal boat holidays. Beacon Park Boats is our family business, offering 5-star boating holidays on the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales.

Cruise past magnificent mountains and pretty canalside villages, get. Grand Union Canal (GUC) powered narrow boats 'Sandpiper' and No (ex FMC 'Falcon') carrier Willow Wren with Violet Atkins and Charlie Atkins on stern of boats Bottom Lock Gate - Northampton Copy of General Arrangement of Butty Grand Union Canal (GUC) narrow boat near bridge Grand Union Canal (GUC) Alperton bridge.

The Walk: I had planned five walks for a five day walking break in the Brecon Beacons and then a sixth shorter half day walk as a reserve should one day be inclement.

This walk was the reserve, an easy gentle ramble along the River Usk from Brecon and the along the towpath of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal back to the town. The guide is based on the book originally written by John Norris between and and covers both the Brecon & Abergavenny canal and the Monmouthshire.

John a well known and respected canal historian decided this year to sell his boat and retire from publishing the guide. I am please to say the publication will continue edited by me.

The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is a small network of canals in South most of its mile (56 km) length it runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park, and its present rural character and tranquillity belies its original purpose as an industrial corridor for coal and iron, which were brought to the canal by a network of tramways and/or railroads, many of which were built and.

David Couzens: Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal I've lived in London for most of my life and this is where I fell in love with fishing canals.

The first canal I ever fished was the Regent's Canal in Islington, which was near to where I lived in North London. The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is a narrow canal and is part of the Waterways of Mainland runs for 34 miles and 2½ furlongs through 6 locks from Five Locks Road (which is a dead end) to Theatre Basin (which is a dead end).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 60 feet long and 9 feet and 2 inches wide. The two projects were amalgamated to become what is known as the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

This canal, from the Brecon Beacons Mountain Range down. Walk from the Canal & River trust very small car park (off B) along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

Lots of private canal boats moored at the wharf. Nice level towpath walk along side the canal but a bit muddy after our wet winter.5/5(). The Brecon & Abergavenny section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. The sixth edition of this acclaimed guide, the last edition under my hand, was published in February and stocks ran out in **.

Having sold Archimedes inwhile both us were still fit, I felt unable any longer to maintain the guide with yearly updates and five. This is my cycle/walk along the miles of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Our family did a canal boat adventure trip along the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in Wales.

We motored slowly along the canal taking in the rural countryside and hills next to the canal .