Explore the fantastic Goytre Wharf
Families & Friends
A great day out on this interesting site for a gentle walk, picnic with family or friends. enjoy an ice cream, or a cup of tea and cake from the onsite cafe. There is so much to see and do with trails in the surrounding forest, walks alongside the Monmouth and Brecon Canal where you can see the varied array of boats in the marina.
Relaxing & Active
Discover the attractions of this site or use it as the start and finish point for walking the foot paths that criss cross this 8 acre site of outstanding beauty, or to access to National Cycle routes from the adjacent canal tow path. Or you can just hire a canoe or boat by the hour, day or week.
Events & History
There are a number of events held at the wharf every year so watch this space for information. Goytre Wharf has a long history firmly linked to the heritage of the area and where you can marvel at the fine example of Lime Kilns that you can walk right inside. The cottage adjacent to the Aqueduct is now a holiday let.
Gateway to the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Goytre Wharf is located on the canal with over 200 years of industrial heritage to discover. The site now developed for leisure within an area of outstanding natural beauty, but still retaining many of its historic features.
It can be an interesting place to visit for an hour or a day, or a part of a trip to the surrounding area with its World Heritage sites of Blaenavon Big Pit and the Ironworks Visitor Centre. You can even make the wharf your base by staying the historic cottage which originally housed the weighbridge mechanism and managers office. The cottage is adjacent to the Aqueduct carrying the Mon & Brec canal which you can go under to reach the canal tow path and National Cycle route.
There is an onsite cafe & Coffee bar with public toilets available during its opening hours. You can enjoy hot or cold drinks and food, or just bring a picnic and sit of the grass next top the lime kilns.
The wharf is home to Redline boats where you can start your boat holiday or short break or hire a boat or canoe by the hour or day. They also have a shop selling sweets, ice creams and souvenirs.
There are events at the site so why look further in the website or just come along and visit.