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Elan Valley, Rhayader
(4.9/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Discover Elan Valley, the only purpose-built Arts and Crafts "Model Village" in Wales. Known for its scenery, over 80 percent of the valley is designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Cycle, marvel at the dams and reservoirs, spot wildlife, or learn more about the history at the visitor center. Find maps, local produce, and mementos at the gift shop and sample homemade snacks at the cafe. Plan to visit Elan Valley during your Rhayader vacation using our convenient Rhayader vacation builder.
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  • What a stunning area, Take time out to park up and walk around the Elan estate, Dozens of walks and plenty of good advice from the estates rangers, A visit to the local tea room at Pennbont is well wo...  more »
  • On a cold November sunny morning we parked at the Elan valley visitor centre and set off on a really easy walk on the path along the side of the dam the sun glinted on the water the winter sunshine wa...  more »
  • Great views very narrow roads especially in a coach. The scenery was breathe taking.. as it was the end of Autumn the hues of the colours in the trees truly showed off the colour of the tapestry of li...  more »