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.
Location events organiser
Elan Valley Trust organises events at this location
Please contact Elan Valley Trust directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Elan Valley Trust
Weather forecast for Rhayader (3.4 miles away) updated 17/01/22 at 16:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.