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 2017/2018 Events Guide here: English | Cymraeg

Dragons and Damsels

A fun afternoon of pond dipping - suitable for all the family.

Booking is essential - only 20 places available.

Please call 01597 810880 to book. 

Meet at Dol y Mynach layby.

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Kayaking on reservoir

Kayaking on the Reservoir:

Hit the water and get a different view of the Valley from a two person kayak.

After a safety briefing, head off around the reservoir in the company of your instructor, and learn about the history of the dams on the way.

Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Min age 8, you will need transport, shoes to get wet, appropriate clothing, a complete change of clothes and a towel just in case! Adult £17.50, 8-18s £12.50.

To book call 01597 811143

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Exploring Night-time Nature

Evening Event  :  To celebrate European Bat Weekend, join Sorcha Lewis for an evening bat and moth discovery walk.  Suitable for families.  Please bring torches.
Meet at Llannerch y Cawr Car Park  SN 901616

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What's that Bee?

Afternoon Event : Explore the Y Foel track with Janice Vincett whilst learning all about the beautiful world of bees both bumble and solitary.
Meet at 1pm  Y Foel car park,   SN 914643  
Booking advisable on 01597 810449

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ELAN VALLEY SHOW

Join locals and visitors for an August Bank Holiday Monday afternoon of family fun and entertainment at the local agricultural show and sports.
Bar and Refreshments on site.
Show enquiries contact Christine Davies call her on  01597 811306 or email her at  galedrhyd@hotmail.com
Location : Noyadd Farm, will be signposted on the day.

ADVANCE NOTICE for 2017 CRAFT SECTION
N.B.  All entries must be the work of exhibitor

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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.

Please call 01597 810880 to book. 

Meet at Dol y Mynach layby.

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High Ropes Challenge

10am-1pm High Ropes Challenge

Meet at: Visitor Centre

Adults £20 Under 18’s £15

Platforms, bridges, unusual obstacles, a zip line and an adrenaline jump – all in a stunning setting alongside Caban Coch Reservoir. You don’t need experience or to be super fit, however you must be over 1.4m tall, have a waist of less than 43” and be able to climb a rope ladder. You will also need transport, stout shoes and appropriate clothing.

All young people must be supervised by a responsible adult.

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Canoe or Kayak on the reservoir

Canoe or Kayak on the reservoir

Meet at: Visitor Centre

Adult £17.50, 8-18s £12.50.

Hit the water and get a different view of the Valley from a two person kayak. After a safety briefing, head off around the reservoir in the company of your instructor, and learn about the history of the dams on the way. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Min age 8, you will need transport, shoes to get wet, appropriate clothing, a complete change of clothes and a towel just in case!

All young people must be supervised by a responsible adult.

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Kayaking on reservoir

Kayaking on the Reservoir:

Hit the water and get a different view of the Valley from a two person kayak.

After a safety briefing, head off around the reservoir in the company of your instructor, and learn about the history of the dams on the way.

Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Min age 8, you will need transport, shoes to get wet, appropriate clothing, a complete change of clothes and a towel just in case! Adult £17.50, 8-18s £12.50.

To book call 01597 811143

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Walking Festival

A variety of walks between 2nd and 10th september to celebrate the Walking Festival.

See events for individual walks.

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