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 of the left to see everything that may interest you.

Tree-mendous Decorations

Fee is £3.50 each.
Make keepsake decorations today to add to your Christmas tree. Suitable for the whole family. Recycle leftover ribbons, wrapping paper and beads. Some materials will be provided along with mince pies and mulled non-alcoholic wine. Book on 01597 810880.

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Geminids Meteor Shower

This shower dominates the meteor observing in December which at their peak, produce higher observed rates than Perseids in August. Bring a lounger or camping chair for your viewing comfort. Call 01597 810880 for more information and to book.

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Santa's Grotto

Santa will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre for one weekend. Don’t miss your chance to see him and deliver your Christmas list. Call into the Visitor Centre anytime between 10am and 4pm to meet Santa! Contact 01597 810880 for more information.

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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 WWII Dambusters Raid). There is a steep climb of 40m up the steps to the top of the dam, followed by a very steep 140m climb. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10am, back about 1pm.

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