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RIVER ACCESS

Vyrnwy    Banwy    Severn
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The River Banwy rises near the Northwest border of old Montgomeryshire and flows Eastwards to its confluence with the Vyrnwy, 5 miles from Welshpool. Canoeable from the start or as a continuation of the Twrch only in high water (HW) or from Neuadd in Medium Water (MW), but is canoeable with hard work (lifting over boulders) in Low Water (LW). Grade I increasing to II in HW.

Start End Tot Dist
Miles

Leg Dist
Miles

Access Notes Egress Notes Rapids/High Water Notes Other Notes
Source Bridge 0.6 0.6        
Bridge Twin Rivers
Caravan Site
2.5 0.9        
Twin Rivers
Caravan Site
Confluence Twrch 2.7 0.2        
Confluence Twrch Foel 2.7 0        
Foel Road on LT A458 3.7 1.0        
Road on LT A458 Pen-y-bont 4.6 0.9        
Pen-y-bont Riverbend Caravan
Park
4.8 0.2        
Riverbend Caravan
Park
Llangadfan bridge 4.9 0.1        
Llangadfan bridge Confluence
Afon Gam
5.3 0.4        
Confluence
Afon Gam
Egress A458 5.8 0.5        
Egress A458 Llanerfyl bridge
A458
6.5 0.7        
Llanerfyl bridge
A458
Neuadd Bridge
A458
11.5 5.0 Access LT after bridge with permission before the day      
Neuadd Bridge
A458
Bridge
Llanfair Caereinion
12.8 1.3 Access LT before through field with permission on the day from Bron y Garth      
Bridge
Llanfair Caereinion
Foot Bridge 13.6 0.8 LT after car park at rear of station. Good access.      
Foot Bridge Weir 14.7 1.1        
Weir Bridge A458
Cyfronydd
15.3 0.6        
Bridge A458
Cyfronydd
Henllan
Caravan Site
17.0 1.7        
Henllan
Caravan Site
New Bridge 18.5 1.5 Access with permission on the day     Shallow and meandering in the low reaches
New Bridge Confluence Vyrnwy 18.9 0.4 Acces on shale bank LT before confluence with Vyrnwy      
Confluence Vyrnwy              

  
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Last updated on 23/07/2013