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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

  • 10/08/22

    26° 0%
  • 10/08/22

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  • 11/08/22

    13° 13%
  • 11/08/22

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Weather forecast for Rhayader (4.8 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon with Dark Sky Wales

    Saturday 27th August 2022 from 21:30pm to Sunday 28th August 2022 00:30am

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

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Wednesday 31st August 2022 from 01:00am to 03:00am

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

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  • Newtown Astronomy Society meeting and observing

    Saturday 10th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Newtown Catholic Church Crypt, Newtown, SY16 2BJ (19.5 miles away)

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  • Stargazing with Dark Sky Wales and Cardiff Astronomical Society

    Friday 16th September 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon with Dark Sky Wales

    Wednesday 21st September 2022 from 21:30pm to Thursday 22nd September 2022 00:30am

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • 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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  • 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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  • Little Hill Lodges

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

    Stay & Gaze

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