Set in a fantastic location against a spectacular backdrop of a Victorian stone dam the visitor centre acts as a gateway to the Elan Valley park and a great place from which to stargaze.
Dark sky discovery site
Designated dark sky location accessible by members of the public these sites often have free overnight car parking, sometimes have toilet facilities however never allow overnight camping.
Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.
Tonight's weather forecast
When to stargaze at Elan Valley - Visitor Centre
This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.
Stargazing events at this location
There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there has been 1 event which was on 29th October 2016 organised by Elan Valley Astronomy.