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Beacon Park Day Boats

The Toll House | Canal Wharf, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7EW, Wales
+44 1873 858277
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What a pleasant surprise!

Had an absolute lovely day with the canal boat motoring along the Brecon canal with a picnic and a... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Budweiser58
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Something different for us.

We really wasn’t too sure of this afternoon trip which the family arranged but can honestly say... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Helen K
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Come to our private wharf at Llangattock and hire a luxury electric boat to explore the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal. Pack a picnic or enjoy lunch at one of the canalside pubs. You can even bring your dog along for the cruise! A perfect day out if you... - like to take your children on an adventure - enjoy relaxing with friends - would like to bring your dog with you - are keen to try a new activity - enjoy watching wildlife - want to explore the beautiful Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Boats are available for hire from March to November. Advance booking recommended.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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The Toll House | Canal Wharf, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7EW, Wales
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Had an absolute lovely day with the canal boat motoring along the Brecon canal with a picnic and a beautiful scenic view. well priced and family orientated. can't wait to return in the summer

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We really wasn’t too sure of this afternoon trip which the family arranged but can honestly say that we thoroughly enjoyed a few hours sailing along the canal. There were a few minor steering disasters but overall we did enjoy the leisurely pace and the...More

1  Thank Helen K
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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Really pleased that you had a good time cruising along the Mon & Brec canal. Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Why not take a relaxed cruise down the canal have a picnic stop and have a walk beautiful bridges to go under and watch a working lock worth the visit.

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review. Thrilled that you enjoyed your time on the canal.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We have just come back from a week staying in Dry Dock Cottage in the Brecon Beacons...Wow is all I can say. If you are looking for a romantic getaway with breathtaking scenery this is the place for you. The cottage is of the highest...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for leaving a review about one of our holiday cottages at Llanfoist Wharf near Abergavenny. Much appreciated.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

There are 6 and 8 seater boats available. The two 8 seater being electric. We hired an 8 seater for a full day for 4 adults and a picknic. The advantage with hiring from herevis that boats are allowed to go through Brynich lock and...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Just wish to remind readers that since this review, we have relocated the day boat business to Llangattock, near Crickhowell.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Well if there is another Boat Hire company that comes close to Beacon Park Boats I would appreciate if someone could advise as the whole experience has raised the bar in terms of my perception of outstanding customer service, unbelievable luxury in terms of narrow...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving a review about your holiday on one of our 5-star narrowboats, based at Llangattock. We are delighted that you had such a good time. Hope to welcome you back.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We met up with Ben who showed us a short video on how to manouver the lock and draw bridge as well. He again explained how everything works once we went in the boat . We had an 8 seater boat. It has a rain...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you and your family enjoyed your time on the Mon & Brec. We hope to welcome you back.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Great day out on a nice little boat down the canal. A lot of peace and everyone is courteous up there!

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for leaving a review after your trip on the canal. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the waterway, the boat and the people you met.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely day. We were on a previous booked canoe trip but due to poor weather on arrival we were offered a motorised boat instead which we took for half a day. We were given clear and consise instructions, from a really helpful gentleman...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

We are delighted to read about your half day trip on the canal. Thank you for leaving a review. It's rewarding for us to get such super feedback.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We hired a Canadian canoe here after a recommendation from a family we had got chatting to in the tourist information centre. We hired a canoe from a very helpful and friendly man. He gave us a few instructions and then we were on are...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It sounds like you had a lovely time, even though it wasn't wall-to-wall sunshine! Glad you enjoyed the canoeing on this pretty canal. Hope to welcome you back sometime.

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kimbrockhurst
3 July 2018|
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Response from AlasdairKirkpatrick | Property representative |
Apologies that we missed your enquiry. Please phone 01873 858277 to check the very latest availability, if you have another date in mind. Thank you.
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daguerrotypeLondon
18 September 2017|
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Response from AlasdairKirkpatrick | Property representative |
Hi, Our boats our 8 seater (max. 6 adults 2 children) and 6 seater (max. 4 adults 2 children) so you would need to hire more than one to fit your groups of 12 people. Please call us to discuss what's best 0800 612 2890.
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