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Llandegfedd Reservoir

Llandegfedd Reservoir is located in the Usk Valley in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Visitors and walkers can enjoy the peace and quiet of the reservoir and also the wildlife it sustains.

Llandegfedd ReservoirBoats on Llandegfedd Reservoir © Crown copyright (2011) Visit Wales

Welsh Water owns eighty one reservoirs in Wales. Some of them are used for club based water activities such as kayaking, canoeing and sailing which give club members an opportunity to get out on the water. They are located in some of the most breathtaking and stunning countryside in Wales.

Access information:

Access for watersports is managed directly by Welsh Water.
Kayaking/canoeing by arrangement for organised groups only. Sub aqua arranged via BSAC Dive coordinator. Hire & Tuition managed by Gwent Adventures.


This reservoir has parking and toilets. You can find refreshments and public toilets in nearby Pontypool

Responsible Recreation on the Water

Before you go out on the water please read our web page to find out about safety, river grading and biohazards.


Nothing on this website shall be constructed as implying that there is, or that there is not, a public right of navigation over any non-tidal rivers and tributaries, or any part of those rivers or tributaries with the exceptions of the specifically mentioned sections of the Rivers; Dee, Wye and Severn.

Welsh Water employs rangers at approximately 10 of its most visited reservoirs. They are there to facilitate and promote legitimate access for the public wishing to enjoy the amenity of the reservoirs. Under no circumstances can Welsh Water be held liable for the safety of visitors who disregard the company's safety advice.

This information about accessible inland rivers is provided in partnership with Environment Agency Wales.


See Also...

Responsible Recreation on the Water
Before you go out on the water please read our web page to find out about safety, river grading and biohazards.

Outdoor Wales onLine
You can discover where all of our water activities and stretches of river can be found by exploring our interactive map.

Other Websites...

Llandegfedd Sailing Club
provides information on sailing on the reservoir

Welsh Water
Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water provides information on how to be safe on their reservoirs

Welsh Water
read about recreational activities that are permitted on Welsh Water reservoirs

Canoe Wales
Canoe Wales is the national governing body for paddlesports in Wales and you can read up about the river grading system.

Fishing Wales
The Fishing Wales website. Information on fishing for all, if you're a game, coarse or sea angler.

Visit Wales

Transport Direct
Transport direct can help you plan your journey and find parking information

Traveline Cymru
Find train times and buy tickets online

Met Office
Uk weather forecast

YHA Accomodation

Ordnance Survey
Purchase Explorer 1:25,000 maps from the Ordnance Survey online

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