Road House Narrowboats
Holiday Hire

Book your narrowboat holiday in Wales cruising the spectacular Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

Canal Boat Hire on the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

Road House Narrowboats is a small family run business and the oldest company offering canal boat hire on the Mon and Brec canal. With five narrow boats specially designed for hassle-free cruising on the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, we can assure you of a relaxing and enjoyable canal boat holiday in Wales. You’ll receive our initial induction and closest attention at all times along with any support you may require along the way, particularly if canal boating is new to you. We have ourselves been canal enthusiasts for many years and are very happy to talk to you about our narrowboat hire on the Mon & Brec canal if you care to call.

Who can Narrowboat:
Narrowboating with us located within the Brecon Beacons National Park is an ideal self-catering holiday experience for anyone interested in wildlife, the natural surroundings and our local heritage. Suitable for anyone active: tourists and locals alike, family or friendship groups of all ages and generations with up to five people per boat. Narrow boating can even be a valuable corporate or organisation team building exercise with one or more of our boats.

Nigel & Sally Curtis.


Gilwern Queen

A lovely relaxing holiday on Gilwern Queen

We have had a lovely, relaxing holiday on the Gilwern Queen, a real change form mainline canals. The hand over from Nigel was exceptional and very informative. Everything on board was very clean and had everything one could require on a break.

We eat out in the evenings and really enjoyed the Tapas from the Towpath Inn, Jamaican from the Horseshoe at Llangattock. Very friendly staff at the Star Inn & White Hart at Talybont and good pub grub at the Red Lion in Llangynidr. Finally a fantastic fish menu at the Coach & Horses, also at Llangynidr.

The volunteer lock keepers are very helpful and informative. Scenery outstanding in all weathers & an exceptionally clean canal and towpath. A credit to all involved.

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