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 of the left to see everything that may interest you.
Thu 23 Oct / Meet at 7:30pm
Sat 25 Oct / From 4pm to 6pm
In the late afternoon of 25th October, the Moon will appear to "occult" or pass infront of the Planet Saturn.
Sat 25 Oct / From 10am to 3:30pm
Come and paint a scene of the beautiful Elan Valley in Amanda’s vibrant style. There may be some painting on location so please bring warm clothes. All materials included. £30 per person payable in advanc.
All workshops require full payment in advance; this is non-refundable unless you cancel with at least 48 hours’ notice. To book please ring 01597 810880 unless otherwise stated.
Sun 26 Oct / From 1pm to 3pm
Join Howey Hedgehog Rescue's Elaine and Nigel to see what goes on behind the scenes at a Hedgehog rescue. Learn how to care for our prickly hogs and how to improve our gardens for wildlife.
Sun 26 Oct / From 10am to 2:30pm
A 6 mile high-level hillwalk with just a 150m ascent, following in the footsteps of the Cistercian Monks. Please book early and in advance on 01597 810880.
Tue 28 Oct / From 1pm to 4pm
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.
The dam will be open between 1pm and 4pm, simply turn up anytime between these hours.
Thu 30 Oct / From 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
Come along and make your own scary accessories and decorations in time for Halloween. This is a family event - no unaccompanied children please. Turn up anytime between 10am and 12 noon or 2pm and 4pm at the Visitor Centre.