Elan Valley - Craig Goch Dam

Elan Valley - Craig Goch Dam

Elan Valley, Rhayader , Powys, LD6 5HP, Wales

Remote location free from light pollution, visit on a night with no moon for the best starry skies!


Elan Valley - Craig Goch 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

  • 22/07/24

    17° 2%
  • 22/07/24

    15° 9%
  • 23/07/24

    14° 45%
  • 23/07/24

    14° 43%

Weather forecast for Rhayader (4.8 miles away) updated 22/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Tuesday 30th July 2024 from 23:59pm to Wednesday 31st July 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (26.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Wednesday 31st July 2024 from 23:59pm to Thursday 1st August 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (26.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Thursday 1st August 2024 from 23:59pm to Friday 2nd August 2024 01:59am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (26.9 miles away)

    More info
  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Monday 5th August 2024 from 22:30pm to Tuesday 6th August 2024 00:30am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (26.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Tuesday 6th August 2024 from 22:30pm to Wednesday 7th August 2024 00:30am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (26.9 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Penbont House Tearooms, Bed and Breakfast

    Penbont House, Elan Valley, LH6 5HS (1.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Elan Valley Dark Sky Lodge

    Elan Village, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HP (3.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse

    Claerwen Valley, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5HF (4.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Belan Bluebell Woods Camping & Glamping

    Pantmaenog Farm, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6QL (8.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Dolgoch Hostel

    Abergwesyn, Ceredigion, Dyfed, SY25 6NR, Wales (9.5 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Little Hill Lodges – Llandrindod Wells

    Little Hill Barn, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5NY (12.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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