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Elan Valley Dam

In or near Rhayader

This exhibition, brought together specially for the Elan Valley Visitor Centre offers a unique insight into this fascinating writer’s life and works.

  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Easter Egg Scramble

In or near Rhayader

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.

  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Bottle Rockets

In or near Rhayader

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.

Wed 24 Apr 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Blast Off! Bottle Rockets at Elan Valley

Bottle Rockets
Wed 24 Apr 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 15:00

Rhayader

 
Powys Ramblers Walk

In or near Rhayader

Emlyn and Shirley will lead a 7 mile strenuous walk beside Caban Coch Reservoir to Nant y Gro Dam then up onto the hills above the reservoir to Llannerch y Cawr and on to Nantgwyllt Church, returning via the Elan Valley Trail. Stunning view

  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Elan Valley Dam

In or near Rhayader

Learn about the history of Caban Coch Dam, the workers’ village and other stories on this easy one mile walk. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

Sat 27 Apr 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:30
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Beginners Navigation

Join Terry Smith for a hands-on day of map and compass reading.

Mon 29 Apr 2019
  • 09:30 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Advanced Navigation

Join Terry Smith, a Mid Wales Orienteering Club Member and Mountain Leader, for a hands-on day of navigating in open country with map and compass.

Sat 4 May 2019
  • 09:30 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Wildwood Walk

In or near Rhayader

There is hardly anywhere in Western Europe where you can appreciate what the "wildwood" was like. Parts of the Elan Valley are a rare exception. Join Ray Woods on this short walk that will start at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

Sat 4 May 2019
  • 14:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
Show more details of Back to the wildwood? A look at ancient trees
 
Rhayader Running Club

In or near Rhayader

First of the 5k Series 2019 organised by Rhayader Running Club.

  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Fun with Watercolours Workshop

In or near Rhayader

Come along on this workshop to learn interesting ways of applying and manipulating watercolour and inks using everyday products such as cling film, surgical spirit and salt with local artist Jennifer Chandler.

Sat 11 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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An Introduction to Coloured Pencils

In or near Rhayader

An opportunity to try this increasingly popular medium used by artists all over the world. Discover the world of coloured pencils and learn how to create your own detailed and colourful art.

Sun 19 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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Rhayader Running Club

In or near Rhayader

Second Part of the 5k Series 2019 organised by Rhayader Running Club

  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Powys Ramblers Walk

Alan will lead a 4.5 mile scenic walk past Dol y Mynach Dam returning above the forestry. No dogs allowed. Meet at Nantgwyllt Church car park.

  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Craft Fayre

In or near Rhayader

Our Visitor Centre is packed with local crafters and artists offering handmade jewellery, wildlife art, wooden crafts, paintings, craft demonstrations, up-cycled products, and traditional Welsh crafts.

  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Elan Valley Dam

A 10 mile energetic linear walk, passing through four valleys, walking some of the Wye Valley Walk, and part of the Monks Trod, finishing at Pont Marteg on the Wye.

Sun 26 May 2019
  • 08:45 to 17:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Dragons and Damsels

In or near Rhayader

A fun afternoon of pond dipping - suitable for all the family. No unaccompanied children please. Booking is essential - only 20 places available. Book by calling 01597 810880.

Tue 28 May 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:30
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Tadpole Toddle

In or near Rhayader

Come and look at pond animals in your own tray at the Visitor Centre - suitable for younger children under the age of 5/6. Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

Wed 29 May 2019
  • 14:00 to 15:30
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Free entry
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Dam Open Day

In or near Rhayader

Join us at one of our Dam Open Days - a chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam & up to the central tower. There is no need to book, simply turn up anytime between 1pm & 4pm. Please note new prices, also we can only accept cash payments.

Thu 30 May 2019
  • 13:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (14 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
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