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Elan Valley

Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
+44 1597 810880
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Gorgeous day out!

We visited here after reading the good reviews and were not disappointed! The scenery and views at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Abi G
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Leek
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Lovely walks

Lovely walks, stunning scenery. £2 to park the car all day. Picnic area and kids play area. Well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suzanna s
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Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
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"beautiful scenery"
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"well worth a visit"
in 68 reviews
"lovely drive"
in 12 reviews
"welsh water"
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"visitor center"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 20 reviews
"mid wales"
in 33 reviews
"scenic drive"
in 10 reviews
"sunny day"
in 19 reviews
"red kites"
in 39 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 11 reviews
"hire bikes"
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"natural beauty"
in 12 reviews
"cakes"
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"car park"
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"dams"
in 358 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here after reading the good reviews and were not disappointed! The scenery and views at this place are beautiful! We did the 6 mile walk and took in all the views- please wear sensible footwear for this walk! It was rounded off with...More

Thank Abi G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walks, stunning scenery. £2 to park the car all day. Picnic area and kids play area. Well recommended.

Thank suzanna s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to spend the day and explore. The journey into the Elan Valley Visitor Centre is breathtaking. The sight of the water crashing over the dam, is an experience not to miss. Plenty of walks for all abilities, where some are friendly for...More

Thank tiger62_10
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely part of the country to spend a day. Even better if the water's coming over the dams. Spectacular.

Thank Jamo01
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your after fresh air, this is the place to be. It’s been a few years since we came here last and we were surprised to see a newly renovated visitors centre with kids park- with a fab view. Coffee shop is lovely with a...More

Thank Marcia P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving up through Wales, we took a shortcut (hardly given the narrow, windy, but spectacular mountain roads) through the Elan valley for a return visit. Last time we visited (the Top Gear Reservoir - it was a dry summer and so reduced water levels), wheras...More

Thank 923Dan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Elan Vally with my partner and dog. We had a fantastic day! The staff were really helpful in the centre and provided us with walking maps for a range of distances. We did 7/8 miles but be prepared for the hills! There is a...More

Thank Chelcie P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite spectacular scenery especially if you drive to the northern end and drive down to the visitor centre. Although it snowed at the northern end it soon cleared up and we were able to enjoy the lovely views and the stunning architecture of the dams.

Thank Hood1941
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have never been to this part of Wales, so I booked it for my wife's birthday away. The hotel is a 3 Star rating, and this is reflected in the standard of the Hotel. It is clean and well presented. It is run by...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming back here regularly. Lovely Estate with spectacular views. Great area to walk or cycle around, or drive if you don’t fancy (or can’t) walk/cycle. Estate is well looked after. My only bad experience was yesterday with Staff in visitor centre. They need to...More

Thank Foody4Ldn
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Victoria S
23 October 2017|
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Response from Neal192 | Reviewed this property |
No just a small charge to park of £2 which covers all of the car parks through the valley. Show the parking ticket in cafe at visitors centre and get a discount!
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cracker96
6 November 2016|
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Response from ElanValley | Property representative |
We have one available for use around the Visitor Centre.
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Margaret Mary O
21 February 2016|
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Response from Clint S | Reviewed this property |
Transport via arranged bus service only. Contact the Visitor centre direct.
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