Penbont House Tearoom and B&B

The Elan Valley Trust for a number of years now have been working towards renovating Penbont House to ensure a sustainable future. After many months of turmoil and delays this autumn and winter has seen building works finally commence.


Welcome to February’s edition of Eyes on the Night Sky. This month, take the opportunity to enjoy the dark, early evenings before we head into March. Learn about a constellation that was universally known by ancient cultures as the same animal. There are two conjunctions, a numbered asterism hidden in the night sky and a beautiful star cluster to study.


Reservoir Roundabout 2019

Saturday 5th January saw the 52nd Anniversary of the Reservoir Roundabout held in the hills around the Elan Valley reservoirs near Rhayader in Powys.  The organisers were delighted with the good turnout for this annual event which sees walkers and runners facing the challenges of 13 or 20 mile routes which take in the spectacular sights of the area.  The day saw 120 people enter the challenge.  The event was blessed with good weather for the time of year.  The start and finish were both at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre where competitors collected their well deserved certif