image for Cafe item typeCafe at Brecon Boathouse

The New Brecon Boathouse

The New Brecon Boathouse

The New Brecon Boathouse
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information





Brecon Boathouse cafe/coffee shop has a selection of hot & cold food to suit everyones taste. Cold drinks, fine coffee, tea and hot chocolate

Serving burgers, hotdogs, chips and cold drinks
Brecon boathouse is a picturesque site situated on the River Usk, in the shadows of the Brecon Beacons. It has existed as a boathouse since the early 1900's.
It has recently been refurbished and is now run by friendly new management

As well as boats and the tranquil river surroundings, there is a coffee shop, amusement arcade and park. All with ample parking.

Whether It's a relaxing day enjoying the scenic river views, a gentle paddle or pedal along the river. Brecon boathouse is a great day out for all the family. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Area of outstanding beauty - Hire of pedalos & rowing boats - childrens park & play area

Opening Details

Open all the time

From 10am



Plan route to Brecon Boathouse using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 041287  Lat: 51.94850 Long: -3.39672

From Llanfaes bridge riverside footpath.
From Llanfaes Bridge left down Cradoc Road, past Castle Hotel. Left turn down hill to promenade

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Brecon Bus Station station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Area of outstanding beauty - Hire of pedalos & rowing boats - childrens park & play area

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesChildren's menu


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
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