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Elan Valley

Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
+44 1597 810880
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Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
+44 1597 810880
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Reviewed yesterday

Magnificent welsh countryside with soaring hills and lovely lakes.The visitor centre is only closed on Xmas day otherwise open for food and hot drinks.The car park charge there is £2 which gives you 10% off in the cafe.There is outside seating for those of us...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved it, loved it, loved it. We walked 21 km, and yep, you don't know me, but if I say after walking 21 km that it was good - it has to be good. We walked from elan valley visitor centre to the biggest dam...More

Thank m0nikazet
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is a must to explore, either on foot, bicycle, motorbike or car. One of the best scenic valleys in Wales.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Park at any of the car parks (the ticket will cover all of them for £4 a day) and go for a walk around the dams. No two are the same, there are trails around the area. You can pick up a map for free...More

Thank the_Devilyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went along the Elan Valley because of the locals suggesting that it was a lovely trip and well worth while, they couldn't have been more right it is a wonderful route with beautiful scenery and very few cars and people. Also the road that...More

Thank Roger051
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls are absolutely wonderful, set in an area of natural beauty. I didn't do the 12 mile walk around the dam but really enjoyed the views. The visitor centre is very good. The food is reasonably priced and very nice. Well worth a visit.

Thank David O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fab run through the valley in early September, the sun was shining, the view crystal clear for as far as you could see. There are some stunning views from vantage points throughout the valley. In addition, an added bonus was, there were no other...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit. Lots to see. Very scenic. Good facilities at the visitor center, including bike hire, but they could do with a bike wash! Great for walking and cycling.

Thank RobC370
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a trip to mid-Wales not really knowing just how breathtakingly beautiful it was! Definitely visit the Elan Valley just for the sheer remoteness of the place. Walks of all lengths and difficulties, my family and i split up from time to time, the...More

Thank Alabir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazingly beautiful and breathtaking place. I've never seen such picturesque scenery and amazing dams with such fantastic architecture and a feat of engineering. We were so lucky to see on dam cascading as well. The sky at Craig Goch Reservoir was phenomenal and...More

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6 November 2016|
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Response from ElanValley | Property representative |
We have one available for use around the Visitor Centre.
Clare L
12 February 2016|
Response from malcolm g |
yes turn left,there is a straight road which takes you to 2 of the dams,you have to cross over one dam to get to claerwen,the largest,it is signposted and worth the detour.