Featured events

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our digital version of the Elan Valley Events Guide 2020-2021 is out now!

Print copies will soon be available from the Elan Valley Visitor Centre or local retail outlets.

Click on the images to download (7MB )

 

 

 

Download the 2017/2018 Events Guide here: English | Cymraeg

*CANCELLED* Exhibition: Before the Dams

*CANCELLED*

View photos of the farms around the Elan Valley before the dams were built by local photographers David James and Dave Richards.

Open between 10am and 5pm at the Visitor Centre.

 

Arddangosfa:  Cyn yr Argaeau 
 

Cyfle i edrych ar luniau y ffermydd sydd o amgylch Cwm Elan cyn adeiladu’r argaeau, gan ffotograffwyr lleol David James a Dave Richards.
 

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*CANCELLED* Father Christmas at Elan

*CANCELLED*

Father Christmas will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. There will be Christmas craft activities while you wait to see him.

No unaccompanied children please.

Contact 01597 810880. Price TBC.

 

Dydd Sadwrn 5 - Dydd Sul 6 - Siôn Corn yn Elan

11yb-3yp. Fe fydd Siôn Corn yn galw heibio yng Nghanolfan Ymwelwyr Cwm Elan.

Fe fydd gweithgareddau crefft Nadoligaidd tra fyddwch yn aros i’w weld.

Dim plant digwmni. Pris i’w gadarnhau.
 

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*CANCELLED* Father Christmas at Elan

*CANCELLED*

Father Christmas will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. There will be Christmas craft activities while you wait to see him.

No unaccompanied children please.

Contact 01597 810880. Price TBC.

 

 

Dydd Sadwrn 12 - Dydd Sul 13 - Siôn Corn yn Elan

11yb-3yp. Fe fydd Siôn Corn yn galw heibio yng Nghanolfan Ymwelwyr Cwm Elan.

Fe fydd gweithgareddau crefft Nadoligaidd tra fyddwch yn aros i’w weld.

Dim plant digwmni. Pris i’w gadarnhau.

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*CANCELLED* Father Christmas at Elan

*CANCELLED*

Father Christmas will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. There will be Christmas craft activities while you wait to see him.

No unaccompanied children please.

Contact 01597 810880. Price TBC.

 

 

Dydd Sadwrn 19 - Dydd Sul 20 - Siôn Corn yn Elan

11yb-3yp. Fe fydd Siôn Corn yn galw heibio yng Nghanolfan Ymwelwyr Cwm Elan.

Fe fydd gweithgareddau crefft Nadoligaidd tra fyddwch yn aros i’w weld.

Dim plant digwmni. Pris i’w gadarnhau.

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*CANCELLED* Get Festive with Rhayader Male Voice Choir

*CANCELLED*

Get festive after your visit to see Father Christmas with Rhayader Male Voice Choir. Traditional Welsh songs and carols with mince pies, mulled wine and truffles.

 

Dydd Sul 20 - Amser Nadoligaidd gyda Chôr Meibion Rhaeadr

3-4.30yp. Cyfle i chi fod yn Nadoligaidd ar ôl eich ymweliad â Siôn Corn gyda Chôr Meibion Rhaeadr.

Caneuon traddodiadol Cymreig a charolau a theisennau Nadolig, gwin poeth a thryffls.

 

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*CANCELLED* Dambusters Walk

*CANCELLED*

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 WW2 Dambusters Raid.

There is a steep climb of 40metres up the steps to the top of the dam and then a very steep 140 metre climb.

Meet at the Visitor Centre.

 

Dydd Llun 28 – Taith Gerdded y Dambusters

10yb-1yp. Taith gerdded tywys am 4 milltir i ddysgu mwy am yr ardal, gan gynnwys gweddillion argae Nant y Gro a ddefnyddiwyd ar gyfer profion cyn Ymosodiad y Dambusters yn ystod yr Ail Ryfel Byd.

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*CANCELLED* Dam Open Hour

*CANCELLED*

Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Hours - 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 is no need to book, simply turn up anytime between 2pm and 3pm.

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*CANCELLED* Make your own Bird Feeder

*CANCELLED*

Come along to the Visitor Centre and make your own bird feeder to keep the birds happy this winter!

£3 per person, payable on the day.

Two drop-in sessions: 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm.

No unaccompanied children please.

 

Dydd Iau 31 - Gwnewch eich Ymborthwr Adar eich hun  
10.30yb-12.30yp a 1.30-3.30yp. Dewch i’r Ganolfan Ymwelwyr a gwnewch eich ymborthwr adar eich hun er mwyn cadw’r adar yn hapus y gaeaf hwn!

Dau sesiwn galw heibio am £3 y pen. Dim plant digwmni.
 

 

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Village Tour

Learn about the history of Caban Coch Dam, the workers’ village and other stories on this easy one mile walk.

Meet at the Visitor Centre.

 

 Dydd Gwener 1 – Taith y Pentref
 2-3.30yp. Dysgwch am hanes argae Caban Coch, pentref y gweithwyr ac hanesion eraill ar y daith gerdded un filltir hawdd yma.

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Reservoir Roundabout 2021 ***CANCELLED***

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR 2021
The event hopefully will take place in 2022 scheduled for Saturday 8th January 2022

Annual Walking (or running) CHALLENGE EVENT held across OPEN AND CHALLENGING UPLAND TERRAIN in and around the Elan and Claerwen Valleys.
The route is waymarked in parts but MAP READING SKILLS ARE REQUIRED.
Either 13 or 20 mile courses are available.  Entry Fee & Kit Check apply.

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