Clywedog (Severn): Bryntail Mine to Severn

Grade 2/3 (4)
Length 6 km
Paddleable low to spate

in Mid Wales


An excellent continuous grade 2/3 blast. The hardest drop (gd4) is just downstream of the putin, and there are a couple f weirs to keep an eye out for. Takeout after joining the Severn.

Water Levels

Dam released from the lake, and releases are unpredictable but possible all year round.

Getting There

Putin W3°36'2" N52°28'3"
Takeout W3°32'21" N52°27'3"

Takeout in Llanidloes at the B4518 bridge just off the A470. To reach the putin head upstream along the B4518 then head down a small left to the dam. Getin as close to the dam as possible.


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