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Talybont-on-Usk Canal Towpath

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Talybont-on-Usk Canal Towpath
Talybont-on-Usk
Brecon
Powys
Wales
LD3 7YJ
Phone: 01452 318000
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For most of its 35-mile length the the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal (originally built as a means to transport coal and iron) runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. The section of canal within Talybont on Usk is wheelchair accessible on good surfaced paths in either direction for a short way from the Lift Bridge located opposite the village stores.

There is plenty of seating along the route and some interpretation signage about the area.

For further information on access for another longer wheelchair accessible section of the canal starting from the canal basin in Brecon please click here.

 NB There are no designated accessible toilets at Talybont-on-Usk, the nearest designated accessible toilet is at the Llansantffraed lay-by on the A40 or alternatively there are wheelchair accessible toilets open daily for public use within the theatre at Brecon canal basin approximately 15 minutes drive away ..


Level 2 Facilities

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Trail type

  • linear trail

Arrival

  • hard surfaced car park (there is a small car park located just over the canal on a minor road which leads to the reservoir)
  • wheelchair access to entrance (access from the car park up to the towpath is up the inclined road which most manual wheelchair users will find requires assistance)

Trail information

  • good maps and signage
  • seating along route
  • hard surfaced paths

On - site facilities

  • Wheelchair accessible toilet / toilets on site (There are public toilets adjacent to the White Hart Inn but these do not have wheelchair access. The nearest fully accesssible toilets are at Brecon)

Refreshments

  • Level / Ramped wheelchair access to cafe/tearoom (There is a cafe within the village stores which has level access)
  • sufficient wheelchair access to tables