Featured events

Elan Valley is a place of peace and tranquillity - but it never stops. There is always something to see, whether it is the natural changes of the seasons to organised events within the Estate. We will keep you posted of planned events in this section of the site.

The following is a list of featured events happening at Elan Valley but there is always an upcoming activity for your diary so click through the menu on the left to see everything that may interest you.

Download the 2017/2018 Events Guide here: English | Cymraeg

Santa's Grotto & Christmas Crafts

Santa will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Children can meet him in his Grotto, and receive a free gift. Several local crafters will be attending, giving the chance for last minute Christmas shopping. Contact 01597 810880.

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Santa's Grotto

Santa will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

Children can meet him in his Grotto, and receive a free gift.

Contact 01597 810880.

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Dambusters Walk

A 4 mile guided walk to learn about the area, including the remains of Nant y Gro Dam which was used for tests before the WW2 Dambusters Raid.

There is a steep climb of 40m up the steps to the top of the dam and then a very steep 140m climb.

Meet at the Visitor Centre.

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Festive Footprints

Morning Event :  Part of the Festival of Winter Walks join Sorcha Lewis for a stroll up through the woods onto the open hill to see the superb views of the Elan Valley from this aspect.  Sorcha will be able to share knowledge of the wildlife and farming through the ages within this unique area of Mid Wales.  This walk is approximately 5.5 kilometres witha gradual climb at the start.  Bring winter picnic.  Meet at Gwaelod y Rhos Car Park  SN 902673

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Reservoir Roundabout 2018

Annual Walking (or running) CHALLENGE EVENT held across OPEN AND CHALLENGING UPLAND TERRAIN in and around the Elan and Claerwen Valleys.
The route is waymarked in parts but MAP READING SKILLS ARE REQUIRED.
Either 13 or 20 mile courses are available.  Entry Fee & Kit Check apply.

Start Times  :  8.30am for 20 mile route Walkers;  and 9.00am for 13 mile route and ALL RUNNERS on both routes.

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