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Stunning place

Had heard this place was worth a visit and were not disappointed. Amazing views all around. Scenic... read more

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
Amazing views!

Went recently and parked up in the visitor centre, there a very helpful woman behind reception told... read more

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Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
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All reviews beautiful scenery well worth a visit welsh water lovely drive beautiful area visitor center mid wales walking cycling red kites sunny day great place to visit hire bikes natural beauty car park cakes dams centre
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Reviewed yesterday

Had heard this place was worth a visit and were not disappointed. Amazing views all around. Scenic roads around the water. Busy visitor centre (parking charges) but free parking at other locations. We walked up a valley parallel to a river for a few miles....More

Thank 14jaym
Reviewed yesterday

Went recently and parked up in the visitor centre, there a very helpful woman behind reception told us of the different walking options that were available to us (sorry I forget her name!) The dam's were amazing and the paths were well kept and great...More

Thank BrenFurnell
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been before many times in the summer but this visit was for Autumn Colours. It was early November and it maybe because of the hot summer but the drive around the reservoirs was breath taking even for us regulars. Gold, copper and water...More

Thank Copperfieldbell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the elan Valley, so stunning no matter what the weather, we are of there again this coming weekend and can't wait!!!... & again at Christmas🎄🎄🤶🤶😍😍🎅🎅🎉

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin ? We have been travelling and staying in the area at various times for many years. There is something for every one . If you enjoy walking, cycling or just driving round all the dams. The scenery and views are breath taking....More

Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is an enjoyable day out. You can walk or just take in the scenery, you can take a picnic & sit by the river & enjoy the peace & tranquillity or in the winter just to sit & take in your surroundings. There...More

Thank joycejakeman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic area driving through is just the best. Sit and have a picnic you will find it takes you back to the old days

Thank phillip662
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this walk just wow. Needed to pace ourselves as not seasoned walkers but this as a gentle walk with stunning views at every turn.

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rode our motorbikes up to the valley, great visitors centre, the scenery is breathtaking, we rode our bikes around the dams and stopped for a pic or two, great day out wether your walking, cycling etc

Thank DebAndy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cycled the 14 mile route which was eay to navigate with the most staggering views. The visior centre was very good and there was loads ofparking. A must of you're in this area!!! Absolutly stunning.

Thank Lisa S
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Sue M
27 August 2018|
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Response from DSA402621 | Reviewed this property |
The valley is free but if you park at the visitor centre they charge for that I believe
8 August 2018|
Response from fionaw957 |
Hi there was never a village as it was a farming community, some foundations are visible and some of the garden walls of one of the manor houses
Gemma S
8 August 2018|
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Response from Ian R | Reviewed this property |
There's a visitor centre at the mouth of the valley, which has a nice cafe, serves hot & cold food, drinks and cakes, has an outdoor play area for kids, and tables and chairs to sit and eat your lunch inside and out. All... More