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It’s all happening now…

‘We’ve got a very busy weekend ahead, it’s good to see the sun out, blue sky and we look forward to welcoming our visitors’ - Alasdair Kilpatrick (Owner) Read more >

Getting the canal ready for the new season

Repairing canals is a major civil-engineering task, as we have witnessed from Beacon Park Boats’ base in Llangattock. The Canal and River Trust (CRT) have been building a dam across the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal just North of our basin to dig out and repair a culvert into which water has been leaking.  It’s not an urgent job but part of a planned series of maintenance tasks carried out each winter.

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Looking forward to 2022 at Beacon Park Boats

Spring 2022 and the reopening of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal to hire boats may seem a long way off right now, but if last year was anything to go by, we have reasons to be optimistic. Read more >

A blast from the past!

Beacon Park Boats' 20th season is coming to an end, so we've dug out some old newspaper clippings and interviews to remind ourselves how far we have come in the past two decades. It has not been an easy journey, through an epidemic, a canal closure, and a pandemic, and we thank our customers for sticking with us through thick and thin.  Read more >