Waterways of Brecon, Brecknockshire. Location map
 
  River Usk and the Brecon Beacons, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

A view across the River Usk towards the Brecon Beacons - the hills in the distance.

There is quite a long riverside walk which starts below the town museum and continues past the Boat House on the other side of the town.

 

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  The River Usk and the main bridge crossing, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

The River Usk and the 16th century Usk Bridge with the tower of St. Mary's Church overlooking the town.

 

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  River Honddu, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

This view of the River Honddu is just below the cathedral. This river rises on the high ground of Mynydd Epynt about 10 miles north-west of Brecon.

 

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  The confluence of the Rivers Usk and Honddu, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

The River Honddu flows into the River Usk below the castle and next to the Usk Bridge from where this view was taken. The River Honddu enters between the brick wall and the shingle bank on the far side of the Usk.

 

 

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  The Brecon and Monmouth Canal, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

The Brecon and Monmouth Canal is one of the most scenic canal routes in Britain and runs for 32 miles through the National Park between Brecon and Pontypool before continuing to Newport. The canal was built between 1797 and 1812 and the full length of its tow path is a public footpath.

 

 

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