Things to do and visit- Forest trails, canal and Brecon Beacons to explore.


Café & meeting place. Hot & cold food and drinks plus a meeting room


Places to stay on and around canal boats and holiday rental cottage


The Canal & Boating Home to Redline Boats, day hire and longer.


Activities at Goytre Wharf



You can just take a gentle walk around the site enjoying the forest, heritage and moored boats with perhaps a stop for a drink and snack at the café. From the wharf you can join the canal tow path which can also make a circular walk. Or you  follow one of the public foot paths that cross the site to go a bit further afield.  There is something for everyone even with buggies which you can find information on here

Individuals and Walking groups are welcome to visit the wharf as part of a walk or as your starting or finishing location. If you want to book refreshments please contact the café.

Some example walks can be found on these website but there are a lot more options:

A circular 1.7  mile walk which you can follow from Goytre Wharf Pay & Display Car park at point 5 on the map you will find here.

A more challenging 8 mile circular walk from Goytre Wharf to Holy Well, Garn Wen, the Folly and return to Goytre wharf. Details can be found here

An even more challenging 14 mile walk from Goytre Wharf to Blaenavon which can be done in sections and the details can be found here - or click here to download the pdf version.

Click here for our Walking at Goytre page



You can hire a bicycle (adult and children) at the Wharf. Click here for prices


Cycling at or from Goytre Wharf is suitable for all ages and levels of cyclist.  Individuals and Cycling Groups are welcome to visit us as part of a ride or as your starting or finishing location. If you want to book refreshments please contact the café.

The wharf is adjacent to National Cycle route 49  which follows the canal towpath.  The route goes from the market town of Abergavenny and the city of Newport and you can branch off on onto Route 492. More information about National Cycle Routes can be found here.

An example 5 mile cycle ride from Goytre Wharf can be found here.




Canoeing & Boating.

Bring your own canoe and launch it . See the Canal & River Trust website for licencing requirements. Or you can hire a canoe by the hour from Redline Boats. They also have boats available to hire by the hour, half day or day.

Moorings and boat repairs at Goytre wharf

For all boating please contact Redline boats for more information.


Fishing available close by please contact Canal & River Trust for further information about fishing on the canals.