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New Boat Trips from Talybont

Newly arrived Ben’s Boat Hire offers 1 or 2 hour boat trips along our beautiful stretch of the Mon & Brecon Canal. Trips in a Thames Launch start from Talybont village or nearby locations along the canal. Booking Details here … Continue reading

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Mon & Brec – Volunteer lock keepers wanted Summer 2014

VOLUNTEER lock keepers are needed to work on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal this summer. Up to six people are needed to work on the canal, near Llangynidr. Glandwr Cymru. The Canal and River Trust in Wales is looking for … Continue reading

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Canalathon 2014 – Join the Fun

On September 14th 2014, there will be the first ever Canalathon. Teams of 4 are challenged to complete a 33 mile route along the Mon & Brec canal from Pontymoil to Brecon canal basin by canoe, bike and walk or … Continue reading

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Canalathon – September 2014

The 2014 Canalathon is a multi-activity challenge taking place along the length of the Mon&Brec canal from Pontymoile, through Talybont to Brecon. The 33 mile canal will be traversed by canoe, bike and foot ending at Theatr Brycheniog. Along the … Continue reading

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Original artwork of Mon & Brec canal and Talybont

The Talybont stores is currently selling a selection of cards depicting paintings of Talybont and other villages along the Mon&Brec canal. They are by the Artist Alister Clifford. You can see the image of Talybont here.

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Talybont in the snow

Talybont has looked glorious in the recent snow. And there’s plenty of sledging on virgin snow in the surrounding hills.

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Light up the canal – Saturday Dec 1st

Come and join us on Saturday, December 1 for ‘Lighting up the Canal’ – a special FREE event celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in style. The fun gets underway at 5pm with lantern making at … Continue reading

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