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Lovely day out, helpful and friendly staff

We are a large family and hired four day boats to go out 10am until 5 pm along the canal today. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
teamflo
Lovely day on the water

Hired a day boat from the boat yard at Llangattock Hill Side Road. Self and wife, and two... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Graham H
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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...more
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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+44 1873 858277
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a large family and hired four day boats to go out 10am until 5 pm along the canal today. The boats were ready on our arrival and the equipment was in good condition. The safety brief was detailed and we were encouraged to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hired a day boat from the boat yard at Llangattock Hill Side Road. Self and wife, and two grand-daughters who have never been on the waterways before. Splendid day out, lovely weather, mirror-like water. Stopped at the cafe near the end of navigation for us....More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Excellent half day on the canal at a very reasonable price. Youngsters really enjoyed driving this boat. Easy to control.Held picnic on canal bank. Feed the ducks, visit a pub, and enjoy a really pleasant cruise down the canal. Boat hold 8 persons and dogs...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Sounds like everyone had a lovely time. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

On holiday in the area with a 16 and 12 year old, and dog. Researched and booked a half day boat 10-1pm in advance. Easy to find. Quick instruction from Vicky and away we go. Lovely relaxed journey, just sitting back and plodding along. Plenty...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Delighted that all the family and your dog had a lovely time on the Mon & Brec canal. Hope to welcome you back.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Ariived half our early as the kids where excited only to be told in a stern voice you must leave site as you boat is not ready and you can’t on site and was told to come back in 20mins I had booked the boat...More

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for your review. It is essential, at the start of each hire period, that we brief each customer on how to operate the boat, and that we give everyone on board appropriate safety advice before they set out on their cruise. We are...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Had a fantastic day on the canal with an electric day boat. Arrived as a complete novice and was greeted by a wonderful lady who went through all the features of the day boat and by the time she had finished I felt competent enough...More

Thank Gerry601
AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for leaving a review. Really pleased that you found the canal to be so relaxing. We love it, too.

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 16 July 2018

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

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

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AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

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

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 16 July 2018

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

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

1  Thank Moowards
AlasdairKirkpatrick, Owner at Beacon Park Day Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

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

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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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