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Get on the water and have a go

Water is a really important asset and South East Wales is really lucky to have beautiful rivers and lakes, historic canals and mountain streams, as well as delicious, crisp drinking water!

On a visit Over the Bridge there are loads of ways that you can get on the water. How about booking a canal narrowboat and travelling along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Or booking onto an adventure experience with your friends or family - there are plenty of places to have a go at stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking, and wild swimming is becoming very popular.

Sitting with a coffee and cake watching water is truly relaxing - at Llandegfedd Lake there is a balcony to ensure the very best view of the sailing, whilst at the Newport Wetlands Centre the views over the water allow you to catch sight of the birds and insects enjoying their environment.

Water is a key ingredients in many of the locally made produce. How about visiting Tiny Rebel Brewing Co. where you can discover how important water is to the beer production process, and taste some of the most recent brews.


Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

Tiny Rebel Brewing Co.

Follow the brewing process and taste at Tiny Rebel Brewing Co.

On Film

Llandegfedd Lake

Goytre Wharf

Wye Valley

Beacon Park Boats

Download a guide to the Monmouthshire section of the canal by clicking the image below

This project has received funding via the Regional Tourism Engagement Fund (RTEF) and supported through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the Welsh Government, the Fund to improve the visitor experience and create stronger destinations by working together.

Welsh Dragon