View towards the property
Pets welcome
Double bedroom with views
Surrounded by the Black Mountains
Lounge area through to the kitchen/diner
Lounge area with woodburner
Relax and enjoy
Lovely little touches
Kitchen area
Dining area
Double bedroom
Relax
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with double ended bath
Bathroom with separate shower
A room with a view
The neighbouring hens
Views from the upstairs lounge window
Saunter alongside the Monmouth & Brecon canal
The canal is just 5 strides from the front door
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2 / 21  Pets welcome
3 / 21  Double bedroom with views
4 / 21  Surrounded by the Black Mountains
5 / 21  Lounge area through to the kitchen/diner
6 / 21  Lounge area with woodburner
7 / 21  Relax and enjoy
8 / 21  Lovely little touches
9 / 21  Kitchen area
10 / 21  Dining area
11 / 21  Double bedroom
12 / 21  Relax
13 / 21  Twin bedroom
14 / 21  Twin bedroom
15 / 21  Bathroom with double ended bath
16 / 21  Bathroom with separate shower
17 / 21  A room with a view
18 / 21  The neighbouring hens
19 / 21  Views from the upstairs lounge window
20 / 21  Saunter alongside the Monmouth & Brecon canal
21 / 21  The canal is just 5 strides from the front door

Canal Boat Cottage,

Crickhowell, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set in an idyllic, elevated position overlooking the Brecon-Monmouth canal
  • Great cycling and walking routes from your doorstep
  • Explore the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park
Property code: 42849

This cottage is ideally located in Brecon Beacons National Park, with the Brecon And Monmouth canal on your doorstep. A great location for walking and cycling alike.

This reverse-level accommodation is well placed in Brecon Beacons National Park for cycling to the market towns of Brecon and Abergavenny, or take an evening stroll to the village pub. The property is situated close to Crickhowell with a butchers and bakers and is just a 3 minute drive. Abergavenny with its castle, shops and restaurants is just 15 minutes by car. Or venture further afield into Hay on Wye, famous for the Hay Festival, just 30 minutes’ drive away. The area has an abundance of restaurants within 15 minutes of the property. Visit one of the many National Trust properties locally Hergest Croft Gardens, Croft Castle, Berrington Hall, Hampton Court Garden.

The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: on the ground floor, both with countryside views, 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: with bath, shower and WC. Lounge: with woodburner (first basket of logs included), TV, DVD and iPod dock, on the first floor. Kitchen/diner: with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: pretty private outside garden with seating and BBQ. Amenities: parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included. Regret no smoking. 2 dogs welcome, no pets under 12 months. Additional info: storage for bikes available. Welcome “crate” and homemade cake on arrival. Location: pub and shop within walking distance.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

SLEEPS 2-4: Two bedrooms, a lovely double bedroom with White Company bed linen, plus a fresh and stylish twin, comfortable and large enough for adults or children. Both with great views.

BATHING: Large stylish bathroom, with double ended bath tub, walk in shower, twin basins, loo and fluffy towels.

EATING: Well equipped large kitchen with farm house dining table and chairs, electric oven and hob, microwave and dishwasher. Washing machine. Welcome "crate" and home made cake on arrival - delicious!

RELAXING: Two large leather sofas, television, dvd player, radio/Bluetooth speaker and wi-fi. There is also a selection of books and DVD's available for those rainy days. Great views and a cosy wood burner with logs for cooler evenings.

OUTSIDE: Pretty garden to the rear of the property, bench table, garden bench with views, barbeque. Brecon and Monmouth Canal to the front of the property with great walks, including to the village pub. Storage for bikes.

CHILD FRIENDLY: The friendly owners provide a Tripp Trapp Highchair and travel cot as standard and can also provide baby monitor, non-slip bath mats, cot bedding and age appropriate toys.

PETS: Although two lovely dogs are very welcome, no puppies under 12 months please.

JUST SO YOU KNOW: The property is attached, however your privacy is respected at all times and entrances are set away from each other.

HOLIDAY PREPARATION: We would advise to contact local amenities directly, such as shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions, to confirm the latest opening times and availability.

Mikaela Davies

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Mikaela.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen, 24th July 2020

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A lovely Cottage in a perfect setting right by the canal, looking over Crickhowell. Even under strict regulations because of Covid-19, there was everything you need in the cottage and if not, the owners were willing to help. Easy to walk to Crickhowell to the lovely bakers and butchers etc. A great property to stay in and a great location for walkiRead moreng near or far. Hide

Reviewed by Morag, 17th July 2020

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Reviewed by Julian, 13th March 2020

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We took our bikes and our kayak and made the most of the canal/ towpath outside the door. Our welcome hamper was delicious and added a touch of luxury to our arrival. So much to explore locally we would love to come back as the cottage is a wonderful retreat from day to day life.

Reviewed by Lynzi, 10th January 2020

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Absolutely gorgeous cottage! Lovely owners gave us the best welcome hamper we have ever seen. Really accommodating for the dogs. Would love to stay again

Reviewed by Liann, 20th October 2019

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We really enjoyed our stay at Canal Boat college . The facilities were great and well thought through with the welcome pack giving a really special touch to our stay. Location is beautiful with fantastic views and although a steep walk to the village itself, we found some lovely places to eat whilst there .

Reviewed by Lisa, 18th October 2019

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Reviewed by Amy, 11th October 2019

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Fantastic cottage in perfect location! Cottage has everything you need, beautiful views from the living room and also walks along the canal straight from the doorstep. Great facilities, comfortable bed and cosy log burner! Will be back!

Reviewed by Beverley, 30th September 2019

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Fabulous location with views towards the Black Mountains and across Crickhowell. Walks straight from your door step, whether this be along the canal, up into the hills/mountains or a short walk to the get supplies from Crickhowell. Returning to the comfort of the cottage each day was a pleasure and both humans and dog were very happy. The welcome hRead moreamper was amazing and very much appreciated. Hide

Reviewed by Samantha, 2nd August 2019

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Canal Cottage is situated right by the canal with miles of (flat) walking on your doorstep, which can be a welcome relief after climbing the hills in the beautiful countryside nearby! The cottage is very tastefully decorated, and is perfect for couples or families with up to 2 children. Everything is provided, towels, bedding etc, We visited with 2Read more dogs. The garden is mostly secure but if you have very inquisitive pets they may hop over the wall to see next doors chickens. Hide

Reviewed by Joy, 26th July 2019

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Reviewed by Beth, 24th June 2019

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A very pleasant location on a quiet canal side. Cottage facilities overall excellent. Pretty walking countryside surrounds, with easy access to Abergavenny for Thursday artisan markets. Do hire a day boat from local canal boat hire place. For a relaxing time go along the canal in dappled sunshine listening to birdsong. Take along the cottages hampeRead morer (filled with your own goodies) to moor up for lunch, a true Wind in the Willows experience! Looking forwards to visiting the area again soon. Hide

Reviewed by Gill, 14th June 2019

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Reviewed by Candice, 31st May 2019

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Reviewed by Nicola, 24th May 2019

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Reviewed by Clare, 8th April 2019

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Very comfortable cottage in a fantastic location next to the pretty canal and lovely small town of Crickhowell on the edge of the Beacons. Even our teenagers were happy!

Reviewed by David, 1st April 2019

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Warm, comfortable, spacious, clean and magnificent views of Table top and Sugar Loaf. Weather needs improving, lot of hail and snow about, precipitation of some kind almost constant. Walking amazing, the canal outside the front door gives you 32 miles of flatness!

Reviewed by Joel, 28th September 2018

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Reviewed by Janet, 10th September 2018

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very pleasant cottage in wonderful countryside. Everything was clean and well prepared with the nice addition of a welcome pack of groceries.

Reviewed by Alan, 3rd September 2018

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View towards the property
Pets welcome
Double bedroom with views
Surrounded by the Black Mountains
Lounge area through to the kitchen/diner
Lounge area with woodburner
Relax and enjoy
Lovely little touches
Kitchen area
Dining area
Double bedroom
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Location

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