Stargazing in Elan Valley Dark Sky Park

Several years of effort was rewarded in 2015 when Elan Valley earned Dark Sky Park status.

This achievement means that the region’s stunning dark skies are protected for future generations. They are well worth protecting — this area has arguably amongst the darkest skies in the country.

Fantastic scenery combines with star-filled skies to create an environment you can stare at in wonder. A number of publicly accessible Dark Sky Discovery sites offer excellent places to go stargazing in Elan Valley Dark Sky Park.

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Stargazing locations in Elan Valley Dark Sky Park

  • Elan Valley – Bridge Crossing

    Elan Valley, Rhayader, Powys, LD6, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elan Valley – Claerwen Dam

    Elan Valley, Rhayader, Powys, LD6, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elan Valley – Craig Goch Dam

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

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elan Valley – Penrhiw Wen

    Elan Valley, Rhayader, Powys, LD6, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elan Valley – Pont Ar Elan

    Elan Valley, Rhayader, Powys, LD6, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elan Valley – Teifi Pools

    Elan Valley, Pontrhydfendigaid, Powys, SY25, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elan Valley – Visitor Centre

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

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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