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Elan Valley

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Yours to explore

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, the visitor centre café is not serving hot food currently. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Both the café and the Grab & Go in the shop continue to offer a selection of hot and cold drinks, freshly-made sandwiches and a range of snacks.

Welcome to the Elan Valley in Wales

‘Simply amazing; sheer beauty created out of civil engineering marvel. It is a place that everyone in our country should visit.’

Escape and unwind at Elan Valley in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains of mid Wales. A haven for wildlife and nature, its 72 square miles of stunning scenery offers year-round opportunities for exploration and outdoor activities.

Choose your adventure at Elan Valley and discover spectacular dams, rolling countryside, bike routes and walking trails.


Elan Valley is a beautiful and unspoilt area made even more compelling by the dams and reservoirs which together create a wonderful, living landscape. The views are stunning and you are never far away from points of interest. Welcome to Elan Valley!


Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is set in a fantastic location against a spectacular backdrop of a Victorian stone dam. Open daily (except Christmas Day) with dog-friendly café, gift shop, cycle hub, information desk, exhibition, toilets, free wifi and easy parking.


Bike Hub

The place to kick off your cycling adventure at Elan Valley. Hire from a range of bikes or bring your own. Enjoy a gentle family ride or an exhilarating mountain bike adventure on one of nine trails across the estate. Perfect cycling conditions for all ages and abilities.


Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water reserves the right to close all or parts of the Elan Valley site or cancel an activity at any time where it believes there to be unmanageable risks or unsuitable conditions.

Safety is paramount to all our activities. However, adventure activities are hazardous by their nature and there are risks.

Customers must comply with all safety regulations and instructions given by the Welsh Water team at all times.