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Elan Valley - Claerwen Dam

Elan Valley - Claerwen Dam

Elan Valley, Rhayader, Powys, LD6, Wales

Awesome spot to view the stars and surrounding scenery, take a camera and tripod and have a go at some night-time photography! Photo used with kind permission from Paul Clark.


Elan Valley - Claerwen Dam is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 22/01/22

    5%
  • 22/01/22

    15%
  • 23/01/22

    8%
  • 23/01/22

    -1° 5%

Weather forecast for Drygarn Fawr (3.1 miles away) updated 22/01/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

    Sunday 23rd January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.0 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Monday 24th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.0 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Tuesday 25th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.0 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Wednesday 26th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.0 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.0 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Penbont House Tearooms, Bed and Breakfast

    Penbont House, Elan Valley, LH6 5HS (3.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Elan Valley Dark Sky Lodge

    Elan Village, Rhayader, LD6 5HP (3.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Dolgoch Hostel

    Abergwesyn, Ceredigion, SY25 6NR, Wales (6.0 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Tyn Cornel Hostel

    Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6PH, Wales (9.7 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Caer Beris

    Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3NP (12.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Llanerchindda Farm

    Cynghordy, Llandovery, SA20 0NB (12.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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