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

Winter Craft Fayre

Sat 22 Oct to Sun 23 Oct
/ 10.00 - 16.00hrs

Our Visitor Centre is packed with many local crafters and artists offering: handmade jewellery, wildlife photographs,  original resin creations, Tracey Baker's Ceramics, table accessories/decor from naturally gathered sources, handmade fairy doors by Rocking Bird, felted and woollen art by Agnes Art Design, homemade jams and chutneys from Mandy's Kitchen, along with several talented local artists using different media.

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Howey Hedgehog Resuce

Join Howey Hedgehog Rescue's Elaine and Nigel to see what goes on behind the scenes during a hedgehog rescue. Learn how to care for our prickly hogs and how to improve our gardens for wildlife.

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Dam Open Day

Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of the dam wall – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.  
Park at Penbont car park and take a walk through the woodland, up the steps to the dam entrance.
There are steps inside the dam which may be wet and in some areas there are low light levels. Children should be carefully supervised at all times.

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Elan Links Consultation

Come and tell us what makes Elan so special and find out more about the Elan Links Project

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Spooky Spectacular Halloween Crafts

Come along and make your own scary accessories in time for Halloween. Children to be accompanied children please. Visitor Centre.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880. £3 per child.

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Planetarium Show, Solar System & Galaxy walk and Evening Observation session

Elan Valley International Dark Sky Park is hosting a
Planetarium, Solar System & Galaxy Walk and if clear, an Evening Observation session, 
at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre on 
Saturday 29th October 2016 from 3pm to 9pm

Join Aberystwyth University Astronomers and be taken on a celestial journey of what's in the skies during the forthcoming months with their 

FREE  Planetarium Shows at 4pm - 5pm - 6pm - 7pm

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BONFIRE & BBQ on Elan Village Green

Bonfire lit at 7pm,  Fireworks at 7.30pm

The Show goes on Whatever the Weather

Event organised by the Elan Valley Social Club

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Elan Valley 10 Mile Race

Attempt this 10 mile scenic race around part of the Elan Valley.
Race commencement at 1pm.
Enquiries go to website  www.rhayaderac.org.uk
Registration from 11am at Elan Valley Visitor Centre


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