Event Dates

We're sure our distinct community values, traditions and warm welcome will leave a lasting impression. The locals are proud of their heritage, grateful for their surroundings and are keen to share it with you, by day or by night.

Experience authentic events 52 weeks of the year; from wildlife safaris to carnivals and from cycling to country shows.    

Heritage Lottery Fund Launch Day

Heritage Lottery Fund Launch Day
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 24th March 2018
Location: Elan Valley
Heritage Lottery Fund Launch Day

Contact(s): sam@elanvalley.org.uk

You are invited to the Heritage Lottery Fund / Elan Links launch day as they move into the five-year delivery phase of the project. This programme of investment will safeguard the unique and special heritage of the Elan Valley whilst increasing enjoyment, education, training, and recreational opportunities for the benefit of all.

Powys Ramblers Walk

Powys Ramblers Walk
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 26th March 2018
Location: Meet at the Elan Village Green SN 935654.
An 8 mile circular walk around Ty’n-y-pant and Nant Madog

Contact(s): sam@elanvalley.org.uk

Chris Jones of Powys Ramblers will lead an 8 mile moderate circular walk around Ty’n-y-pant and Nant Madog from Elan Village. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and bring a packed lunch. Meet at the Elan Village Green at 10am. SN 935654.

Blast Off! Bottle Rockets

Blast Off! Bottle Rockets
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 28th March 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Blast Off! Bottle Rockets

Contact(s): sam@elanvalley.org.uk

Come along to the Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket.

Only £3 for your rocket materials.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

No unaccompanied children please.

Easter Egg Scramble

Easter Egg Scramble
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 30th March 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Easter Egg Scramble 10am - 4pm

Contact(s): sam@elanvalley.org.uk

An Easter Treasure Hunt for the whole family around the Visitor Centre and Cnwch Wood - work together for your chance to win an Easter Egg!

No unaccompanied children please. £1 per child.

Easter Egg Scramble

Easter Egg Scramble
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Easter Egg Scramble 10am - 4pm

Contact(s): Sam

An Easter Treasure Hunt for the whole family around the Visitor Centre and Cnwch Wood - work together for your chance to win an Easter Egg!

No unaccompanied children please. £1 per child.

Exhibition: A Closer Look

Exhibition: A Closer Look
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 3rd April 2018 - 30th June 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Exhibition: A Closer Look 10am - 4pm

Contact(s): Sam

Beautiful screen prints from local artists Cath Allan and Krysia Bass, with items available for sale.

Open daily at the Visitor Centre.

Dam Open Day

Dam Open Day
Time: 1:00 pm
Date: 4th April 2018
Location: Penbont car park
Dam Open Day 1 - 4pm

Contact(s): Sam

Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower.

You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of the dam – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.

Park at Penbont car park and take a walk through the woodland, up the steps to the dam entrance.

There are steps inside the dam which may be wet and in some areas there are low light levels.

Children should be carefully supervised at all times.

Minimum entry £1 for adults and children.

All proceeds go to our chosen charity - WaterAid.

Dam Open Day

Dam Open Day
Time: 1:00 pm
Date: 4th April 2018
Cost: £1 per person, adults and children - all proceeds to the charity WaterAid
Location: Penbont car park, Elan Valley
Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of the dam wall – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.

Park at Penbont car park and take a walk through the woodland, up the steps to the dam entrance.

There are steps inside the dam which may be wet and in some areas there are low light levels. Children should be carefully supervised at all times.

Minimum entry £1 for adults and children. All proceeds go to our chosen charity - WaterAid.

High Ropes Challenge

High Ropes Challenge
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 5th April 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
High Ropes Challenge 10am - 1pm

Contact(s): Sam

Platforms, bridges, unusual obstacles, a zip line and an adrenaline jump – all in a stunning setting alongside Caban Coch Reservoir.
You don’t need experience or to be super fit, however you must be over 1.4m tall, have a waist of less than 43” and be able to climb a rope ladder.

You will also need transport, stout shoes and appropriate clothing.
All young people must be supervised by a responsible adult.
Adult £18, 8-18s £15
These events are delivered by the Elan Valley Lodge and require booking in advance - please go to www.elanvalleyleisure.co.uk. or call 01597 811143.

Kayaking on the Reservoir

Kayaking on the Reservoir
Time: 2:00 pm
Date: 5th April 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Kayaking on the Reservoir 2 - 5pm

Contact(s): Sam

Hit the water and get a different view of the Valley from a two person kayak.

After a safety briefing, head off around the reservoir in the company of your instructor, and learn about the history of the dams on the way.

Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.

Minimum age 8, you will need transport, shoes to get wet, appropriate clothing, a complete change of clothes and a towel just in case!

Adult £18, 8-18s £15

These events are delivered by the Elan Valley Lodge and require booking in advance - please go to www.elanvalleyleisure.co.uk or call 01597 811143

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