If you like your fun on the water…
There’s plenty of opportunity for watersports on the River Usk and Llangorse Lake. Or explore the peaceful Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal by boat. There’s fantastic fishing on the Usk too.
Paddle your own canoe
Canoeing is a very popular activity in the Abergavenny area. For gentle or long-distance canoeing there’s the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. Paddling quietly along is a great way to nature-spot . A short drive from Abergavenny is Goytre Wharf – a fun place to visit. There is boat and canoe hire, cafe, playroom, picturesque walks along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal and there is also accommodation vailable. www.goytrewharf.co
Fun on Llangorse Lake
A short drive from Abergavenny, Llangorse lake offers everything from waterskiing and sailing to windsurfing and rowing. There is also pedallo and canadian canoe / kayak hire – find out more from the Llangorse Lake website. Near Usk, Llandegfedd offers fishing and watersports (kayaking, sailing and windsurfing).
Fishing beats on the Usk
There’s fantastic fishing on the River Usk (for salmon, sea trout and brown trout) during the season which runs roughly from March to October. Find out more about fishing restrictions and the beats on the Merthyr Tydfil Angling Alliance websites. Tickets for The Town Water are available from The Bait Box, 25, St. Michael’s Road, Abergavenny. NP7 5AY 07498789596. ADTA members Gliffaes Hotel, Pyscodlyn Farm Caravan Park and Swanmeadow Holiday Cottages own fishing beats or sell permits / run special fishing holidays.
2.5 miles of wild brown trout and salmon fishing on the Usk at The Gliffaes Hotel. Day tickets available form the hotel. Bar lunches and
Merthyr Tydfil Angling Alliance owns the Fishing Rights on several Beats of the River Usk (Trout and Salmon) and Local Reservoirs. Day tickets for our
Situated between Abergavenny and Usk Swanmeadow Fishery offers a mile of single bank fishing on the River Usk. The beat has 10 named pools alongside