The Elan Valley is a great day out at any time, but on open days you can visit the inside of one of the dams between 1pm and 4pm.

The dates for 2019 are as follows:

  • Tuesday 30th July
  • Thursday 15th August
  • Sunday 1st September
  • Tuesday 29th October

This is your chance to venture into the Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. You’ll enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the Reservoir wall – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.

Park at Penbont car park (adjacent to the Penbont  House Tea Room) and take a walk through the woodland, up the steps to the dam entrance.
There are steps inside the dam which may be wet and in some areas there are low light levels. Children should be carefully supervised at all times.

£5 for adults and £1 for children under 16, cash payments only. All proceeds go to WaterAid.

Please check the Elan Valley events page for any late changes to this schedule.