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 2016/2017 Events Guide here: English | Cymraeg

Village Tour

Learn about the history of Caban Coch Dam, the workers’ village and other stories on this easy one mile walk.

Meet at the Visitor Centre.

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Bug Hunt

Become a bug hunter for the afternoon and discover more about the fascinating world of minibeasts.

Suitable for all the family.

Book now on 01597 810880. 

Meet at the Visitor Centre.

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Outdoor Activity Days

9.30am-12.30pm
High Trees Challenge
Meet at: Visitor Centre
£20 per adult, £12.50 per child.

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Pet Show

Bring along your pets to our annual Pet Show in the Visitor Centre.

Please book in your pets beforehand on 01597 810390.

Judging from 2.30pm.

Sorry no dogs, rabbits, ferrets or birds.

50p entry per pet.

 

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Outdoor Activity Days

9.30am-12.30pm
High Trees Challenge
Meet at: Visitor Centre
£20 per adult, £12.50 per child

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Dragons and Damsels

A fun afternoon of pond dipping - suitable for all the family. Booking is essential - only 20 places available. 01597 810880. Meet at Dol y Mynach layby.

 

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From the Elan to the Claerwen

Join local shepherd Tudor Davies for this energetic 9 mile circular walk.
Bridge the landscape between the Elan and Claerwen Valleys enjoying open moorlands and passing the remote farmhouse of Nantybeddau.
Please bring a drink, packed lunch, stout footwear and suitable clothing.
Remember also to bring along your camera and binoculars.
Contact Tudor Davies on 01597 811299.
Meet at 9.30am,  at Craig Goch Dam car park  SN 895687, ALL DAY EVENT

 

 

 

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Elan Valley Sheepdog Trials

Local shepherds compete to find the champion sheepdog.
Marvel at the way the dogs and their handlers manoeuvre sheep through a number of obstacles.
8am start, all day event.
Enquiries to Eira Edwards, Tel No : 01597 810721.
Location : Frondorddu fields, signposted off the Elan Valley road on the day. SN 648658

 

 

 

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Outdoor Activity Days

9.30am-12.30pm
High Trees Challenge
Meet at: Visitor Centre
£20 per adult, £12.50 per child

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Blast Off Bottle Rockets

Elan Space Agency – pop bottle Rocket Day

Wednesday 17th August

11am - 3pm

This is a a bookable event.

To book your flight please contact the Elan Valley Visitor Centre on 01597 810880

 

A fun day for kids of ALL ages!....come along and join the Elan Space Agency rangers for your chance to design and build your very own 'pop bottle' Rocket and then launch it into low Earth orbit!

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