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roads and bridges of the Usk Valley above Brecon.

Dewi Davies

roads and bridges of the Usk Valley above Brecon.

by Dewi Davies

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Published by D. Davies, 5 North Rd. in Brecon .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales,
  • Brecon.,
  • Usk River.
    • Subjects:
    • Bridges -- Wales -- Brecon.,
    • Roads -- Wales -- Brecon.,
    • Bridges -- Wales -- Usk River.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG63 .D3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57 p.
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5675585M
      LC Control Number68139034

        After re-fuelling, leave Crickhowell via the 16th century bridge over the River Usk. Take the A (Crickhowell Road) then turn right onto Church Street. Join the A, ‘Head of the Valleys’ road, until turning off towards Pant and Brecon Mountain Railway. Brecon, LD3 7EL T: Waterway Wanderers Scheme Buy your permit in advance. Contact Mr John Harding on [email protected] or telephone Bridge 47 to 92 Bridge 96 to Bridge Bridge to Bridge to Ashford Tunnel Ashford Tunnel to Bridge Canals and rivers are a treasured part of our outdoors.

        In the Brecon Beacons, we have several biking hotspots which make the perfect base for a mountain biking break. The towns and villages of Brecon, Crickhowell, Sennybridge, Talg arth and Talybont-on-Usk are all mountain biking, walking and adventure activity hubs. Each has something slightly different to offer, but they all have bike shops, bike hire facilities. Tucked above the River Usk between Usk and Abergavenny and in stunning countryside, a delicious gem of a stone built 19th century cottage sleeping One of a pair adjoining a former golf course, nature reserve, and directly on the Usk Valley riverbank walk it is totally refurbished but retains much original charm. With its [ ].

      Find the perfect national park llangynidr stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now! Set into the bank above the canal, one side fronting the mountain road the other the canal, on the SE edge of Talybont village. II Glynderi Facing the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal and Bridge No. on the E side of Talybont and immediately adjacent to the limekilns at Brynhyfryd.


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The walk never strays very far away from the river and from Llanellen onwards, it utilises part of the towpath of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. The highest point reached is ft above sea level: the amount Brand: Monmouthshire CC.

‘In the grounds of the Abercamlais estate adjoining the A40 road about 6 miles west of Brecon, a slender suspension bridge of 80 ft span crosses the River Usk.

Built circait is attributed to Crawshay Bailey, the famous iron master of Nantyglo in the eastern Ebbw Vale. We follow the Usk Valley from Caerleon, the main Roman fortress in South Wales to Brecon. On the first two days, the riverbank forms the core of the route and for the final three days, the towpath of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

It was opened in with diversions into the foothills of the Brecon Beacons providing variety of scenery and landscape. Discover medieval castles, foodie towns, beautiful countryside, rustic pubs and much more along the Usk Valley Walk in Monmouthshire as it heads north from Caerleon and through Usk and Abergavenny.

is Wales' Year of the Sea, so it's the perfect time to get. At Bullpit Meadow on the upstream side of the Usk bridge in Crickhowell, there’s a riverside footpath and great views of Llangattock escarpment. In Abergavenny, Castle Meadows gives you great views of Abergavenny Castle and the Sugar Loaf and Blorenge mountains.

Pont y Commin is of interest insofar as a former railway bridge carried the Neath and Brecon Railway at a high level diagonally over the road bridge itself.

Three historic bridges span the river in quick succession; a pedestrian suspension bridge at Abercamlais and stone arch bridges at Abercamlais and Penpont (both grade II* listed) with Aberbrân bridge another miles ( km) y: Wales. Dragonfly Cottage is a beautifully located and immaculate new barn conversion near the small hamlet of Pencelli and only a couple of miles from the market town of Brecon.

This holiday retreat is set in the courtyard of an 18th century farmhouse with magnificent views across The Usk Valley. The route. The route follows some of the course of the River Usk and runs from a start point at Caerleon, not far upstream from the rivermouth at Uskmouth, south of Newport, up the river valley, with interesting detours, to Brecon in the north.

It passes from Roman Caerleon uphill, climbing the Wentwood ridge, to descend into gentle dairy pastureland, visiting the riverside towns of Usk and. A wonderful walk in Powys, following the well-marked Usk Valley Walk up from the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

The route takes you up and over a ridge, with great views of the Usk Valley and over to the Black Mountain Range, to a stunning lookout over the Brecon Beacons range with a view of the rear Cribyn and Pen y Fan ridge and Twyn Du hill over Talybont valley and its reservoir.

The. The Usk Bridge (Welsh: Pont-Yr-Wysg) in Brecon, Powys, Wales is the town's oldest route over the River Usk. It carries the B road, formerly the A40, between Brecon and Llanfaes. History. The river was fordable at Brecon and the date of construction of the original bridge here is uncertain.

The existing stone bridge was built in and replaced an earlier bridge that was washed away in the floods of Another one of our thriving market towns, Brecon lies on the confluence of the River Usk and Afon Honddu.

It is the go to place when skies are grey and there’s rain in the air. However there’s always a warm welcome here whatever the weather. First built as a Roman military base it grew in the [ ].

Step by step. Day one. 1 Follow the road west out of Brecon over the river Usk on Ship Street, which turns successively into Bridge Street, Orchard Street, then Church Street, before becoming Author: Guardian Staff. Usk Reservoir - Green - km - This route is a circuit of Usk Reservoir, most of the climbing will be done on forest roads and tarmac.

The start takes you to the water's edge before climbing back on the road. Cwm Treweryn - Blue - km - This blue route has an optional extra loop half way round. With a m descent, it loops back to Sennybridge.

Near the Lower Cross Oak junction on a raised terraced site above the Talybont Pencelli road and the canal, reached by a short drive. II Barn to N of The Tower Just off the S side of the main Abergavenny Brecon Road (A40), the gable end fronting the track leading down to The Tower and the River Usk.

II Castle Bridge (Canal Bridge No. Upper Usk Valley Community Walks. Spring is officially here, so perhaps we may be blessed with some reasonable weather for the next Community Walk.

Sunday 30th March – meet at pm: Crai Village Hall. Continuing our tour of the Upper Usk Valley area, the next walk is based from Crai, taking in Fforest Fach hill and the Crai Valley.

We also see 2 disused bridges where the now-dismantled Brecon and Methry railways used to pass over the road and the canal. We then cross over the canal again ourselves, this time on a lift bridge, turn and start ascending the beautiful Talybont Valley that contains the Location: Brecon Beacons Tours, a trading name of GeoWorld Travel Ltd (Company Number: ).

Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is Beacon Brecons’s hidden gem boasting beautiful canals, clean waters from River Usk, slender bridges and gorgeous views of the green valley.

It’s a true heaven for nature enthusiasts, wanderers, and peace-lovers. The mi (60 km) long canal path starts from Brecon and ends at Newport.Explore the Usk Valley and Brecon Beacons by bus Follow the banks of the River Usk between Abergavenny and Brecon on a bus journey through some of our most beautiful landscapes.

Along the way, you’ll find friendly villages, historic sites and countryside walks of every shape and size.Hi Linda, My choice: From Brecon, A40 west to Trecastle, turn left on road to Usk Reservoir, Follow minor roads through to Pont this road,after leaving the forest around the reservoir you can often see wild ponies on the hills either side of the road.