Visitor Centre

The Elan Valley Visitor Centre is operated by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water and is set in a fantastic location against a spectacular backdrop of a Victorian stone dam.

It is the perfect starting point for your visit to the area. There's something for everyone.

  • Information Desk
  • Shop
  • Cafe
  • Easy disabled access
  • Toilets
  • Large car park and coach parking area
  • Children's play area
  • Large picnic area
  • Easy parking
  • Education and interactive learning play an important role in the design of our centre.
  • PLEASE NOTE that our old exhibition has been removed to allow for modern interpretation. The space will be used for temporary exhibitions in the meantime. We also welcome suggestions regarding what people would like to see in our refurbishment.

Entrance to the Visitor Centre is free, and the £2 parking charge covers you for the whole of the Estate's car parks, all day.

Season tickets for car parking are also available, costing £20 for twelve months, please ask at the Information Desk.

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Contact numbers:

Main TIC Desk & Ranger Contact Number: (01597) 810880
Cafe: (01597) 810899
Fax: (01597) 810206

Click here for directions to our visitor centre.


Available free of charge, ( £2 car parking fee).

There are 2 electric car charging points available at Elan Valley Visitor Centre - click here to see details and other nearby charge points.

The charge points are operated under the ZeroNet network, more information on accessing points on this network can be found on the public charging network page