Adventures on the water

The Brecon Beacons National Park offers an array range of options for paddlesports, from the tranquillity of canals and reservoirs to extreme kayaking over jaw-dropping waterfalls. Get ready to design your own adventure!

Come to the Brecon Beacons National Park and you can have fun paddling a kayak, canoe, stand-up paddleboard, raft or even making and paddling your own coracle. With waters graded from from Grade 1 (easy) up to Grade 6 (extremely hard), we really do have something for everyone. 

Further information

Canoe Wales (www.canoewales.com) has details of access points to help you decide where to go.

The Wye and Usk Foundation (www.wyeuskfoundation.org) has information on accessing the River Wye and the River Usk, including webcams showing current water levels.

The Canal and River Trust (www.canalrivertrust.org.uk) has information on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

The Environment Agency website (www.environment-agency.gov.uk) has information on current water levels in the Brecon Beacons National Park. 

Canoe clubs

Did you love your paddling experience? Would you like to get into the sport? Joining a club can be a great way to learn more and meet like-minded people.

Local clubs include Brecon Canoe Club (www.breconcanoeclub.org.uk) and Glasbury PaddlersCanoe Club (search on Facebook for Glasbury Paddlers

For other clubs in the area, visit the Canoe Wales website (www.canoewales.com). 



Be prepared, be responsible, stay safe

For important advice on good practice and safety including the Check, Clean, Drain, Dry routine, see our Be prepared and stay safe section.