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Mar 7, 2024

Cwmbrân's groovy tunnel

At the sides of old canals, it's not uncommon to see grooves carved by ropes where horses drew boats around bends, but at Cwmbrân Tunnel the grooves are above the water! Use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside ...

the former towpath for more about this unusual feature and to discover how human power shifted boats through the tunnel's narrow bore. Or click here to see the information