At last I am in a position to tell you there will be,
A WATERWAYS FESTIVAL ON THE CRUMLIN ARM, THIS WEEKEND 18TH &19TH JULY.
Boat trips will be run by MBACT and the Islwyn Canal Association.
The Islwyn Lily will cruise from Pontywaun to Wysom’s Wharf,(Darren Bridge), and the Edith-Elizabeth will cruise from Pontywaun to the end of the Canal near Forest Drive.
HOW TO GET THERE Post Code NP11 7FQ
By train from Cardiff on the Ebbw Vale train to Crosskeys and walk 400m to Pontywaun.
By bus from Newport on No 151 or X18 to Pontywaun Bridge.
By bus from Abergavenny on No X74.
Enjoy a day out, come and see what has been done at Pontywaun, see what can be done by putting boats back on the canal, and stop for Tea at Wysom’s Wharf.
Could volunteers, crew and trainee boatmen, please contact Tony Pugh on 07970 413803