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Elan Valley - Visitor Centre

Elan Valley - Visitor Centre

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

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.


Elan Valley - Visitor Centre 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.

Location events organiser

Elan Valley Trust

Elan Valley Trust organises events at this location

Please contact Elan Valley Trust directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 09/12/21

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  • 09/12/21

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  • 10/12/21

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  • 10/12/21

    48%

Weather forecast for Rhayader (3.4 miles away) updated 09/12/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Newtown Astronomy Society meeting

    Saturday 11th December 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Newtown Catholic Church Crypt, Newtown, SY16 2BJ (20.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

    Saturday 11th December 2021 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.1 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Monday 27th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

    Monday 27th December 2021 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.1 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Tuesday 28th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (24.1 miles away)

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  • Pontithel Lodges – Brecon

    Pontithel, Brecon, LD3 0SA (22.7 miles away)

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  • Riverside Retreat Veterans Camp

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