Occultation of Saturn by the Moon

In the late afternoon of 25th October, the Moon will appear to "occult" or pass infront of the Planet Saturn.

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Wacky Welsh Landscapes Workshop led by Amanda Skipsey

blue moon

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.

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Howey Hedgehog Rescue

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.

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Medieval Monks' Trod

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.
Meeting point at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

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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.

The dam will be open between 1pm and 4pm, simply turn up anytime between these hours.

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Spooky Spectacular Halloween Crafts

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.

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