Events

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Elan Valley Past Guided Walk

Sunday 22nd March, 2020
!! Postponed until further notice !!

We have decided to postpone the walk on Sunday 22nd March until further notice due to the rapid spread of the Corona-virus.
We will rearrange the walk when the time is right.

Meet at Nantgwyllt car park, Elan Valley at 10am.

Guided Walk, we will be visiting the former Blean Coel Farm, Blean Coel Stone,Cefn Llanerchi and Rhos Y Gelynnen ancient sites. Distance about 4 miles, suitable for all ages, boots are recommended. Dogs are allowed but to be kept on the lead throughout the walk.


Mines and Ancient Sites Guided Walk

Sunday 6th September, 2020

Meet at Llannerch Cawr car park at 9:30am.

We will visit Nant y Car North Mine, Craig Llysiau prehistorical sites including Waun Lydan Standing Stone. From here we will visit Nant t Gawr Mine, the last working mine before the dam were built, Nant y Car South Mine and Dalrhiw Mine. On the way we will pass the remains Llwyn Dale, a old inn that was open when the mines were in use. Distance 8 miles, this will be a strenuous walk and walking boots are highly recommended. Dogs are allowed but to be kept on the lead throughout the walk.


Past Events


Cancer Research, Charity Walk

Sunday 26th January, 2020

Meet at Nantgwyllt car park, Elan Valley at 10am.

Charity walk for cancer research on Sunday 26th Jan 2020. This has been organised for Gill Gorton by David James and Ruth Rees. Its be a few months now since Gill left Rhayader surgery as a nurse but wanted to give something back to the community. Lots of us have been effected by cancer in different ways, so we would like to let people know they are not alone. So if you would like to walk with us, sponsor us or just walk and think of the loved ones both past and present then join us. We will be meeting at Nantgwyllt car park (what3words app - meals.trickster.approvals, OS Map Ref - SN898 632, 52.262193, -3.599264) and will start at 10am, so get there a little earlier. It will be around 6 miles, good walking shoes are recommended, dogs are welcome but must be on a lead and well controlled. We look forward to seeing as many people as possible.


Ancient Sites of the Elan Valley

Sunday 7th April, 2019

Guided Walk, Sunday 7th April, 10am from the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

We will take you on a 8 mile walk from the Visitor Centre to Nant y Gro Dam and onto Gro Hill to discover the ancient cairns. The walk will continue to Crugian Bach Bronze Age Complex with its Stone Circle, Stones, Huts and Cairns. This walk will involve climbing hills and areas may be wet and boggy. Please bring a packed lunch and drinks. Sorry due to Lambing NO DOGS allowed on this walk..... See more Guided Walk, Sunday 7th April, 10am from the Elan Valley Visitor centre.

We will take you on a 8 mile walk from the Visitor Centre to Nant y Gro Dam and onto Gro Hill to discover the ancient cairns. The walk will continue to Crugian Bach Bronze Age Complex with its Stone Circle, Stones, Huts and Cairns. This walk will involve climbing hills and areas may be wet and boggy. Please bring a packed lunch and drinks. Sorry due to Lambing NO DOGS allowed on this walk.. Meet at the Visitor Centre


Ancient Sites of the Elan Valley

Saturday 31st August, 2019

Guided Walk, Sunday 31st August, 10am from the old wash pool SN932 697 on the Old Aber Mountain road..

We will lead this 5.5 mile scenic walk into the highlands of the Elan Valley, visiting Esgair Perfedd Roman Marching Camp, Cairns, Cists and Stone Rows.
Please bring a packed lunch and drinks.
Dogs are welcome but please ensure they are kept on leads due to livestock present on the hills. Meet at the old wash pool SN932 697.


An Evening Slide Show and Talk

Wednesday 4th September 2019, 2019. 7pm at The elan valley Hotel

An Evening Slide Show and Talk.

Join us for a slide show and talk going through the different ages of the Elan Valley.
From the Bronze Age right up to The valley today.


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