Even though the chestnut trees have gone from the Elan Village the Spring is bringing out the colours and the river banks are recovering, ready for visitors to enjoy.
We don’t get a huge amount of snow in the valley, some years none at all, but, of course, in line with all other parts of the UK we have had more these last few years. Powys County Council have been very good at keeping roads in good condition. It is quite noticeable as we […]
The downside of feeding small birds in the garden is that it attracts visitors that are not so welcome.
List of 35 birds seen in one week in Elan Village, and some thoughts on feeding Siskins.
Face to face with an otter, who was the most surprised? The otter took our meeting in it’s stride, but it was intensely exciting for us.
The Elan Valley Police Cadet Camp later became a base camp for the Warwickshire and Birmingham Wing of the ATC, it is now redundant but still attracts many previous attendees to remember how it was.
Our cottage is actually in the Elan Valley, a short walk to the lowest of the dams and the Visitor Centre. Many sites that say they are near to, or convenient for, the valley could well be up to an hour away.
A list of activities enjoyed by both parents and children visiting the Elan Valley which demonstrates just what a fun place this is to visit, for families, just as it is for adults, and fun and exercise in the country need not cost money!
“In This Place” is the summer exhibition at CARAD’s Rhayader Community Museum. I had been one of the volunteers contributing to the development of the event, but I had not expected to be moved by it to the extent that I was. It is an exhibition which touches the very core of the place in which it is set, and the people that live in this place.
Fly fishers of the Commonwealth will be converging on Rhayader in the latter part of June. The Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships will be held from Tuesday 23rd to Saturday 26th June. There is a very active Angling Association in Rhayader.