Adventures on the water

The Brecon Beacons National Park offers an array range of options for paddlesports, from the tranquillity of canals and reservoirs to extreme kayaking over jaw-dropping waterfalls. Get ready to design your own adventure!

Come to the Brecon Beacons National Park and you can have fun paddling a kayak, canoe, stand-up paddleboard, raft or even making and paddling your own coracle. With waters graded from from Grade 1 (easy) up to Grade 6 (extremely hard), we really do have something for everyone. 

Further information

Canoe Wales ( has details of access points to help you decide where to go.

The Wye and Usk Foundation ( has information on accessing the River Wye and the River Usk, including webcams showing current water levels.

The Canal and River Trust ( has information on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

The Environment Agency website ( has information on current water levels in the Brecon Beacons National Park. 

Canoe clubs

Did you love your paddling experience? Would you like to get into the sport? Joining a club can be a great way to learn more and meet like-minded people.

Local clubs include Brecon Canoe Club ( and Glasbury PaddlersCanoe Club (search on Facebook for Glasbury Paddlers

For other clubs in the area, visit the Canoe Wales website ( 

Be prepared, be responsible, stay safe

For important advice on good practice and safety including the Check, Clean, Drain, Dry routine, see our Be prepared and stay safe section.