Ty Olaf Elan Valley
Ty Olaf Elan Valley
Ty Olaf Elan Valley

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Ty Olaf, 11 Elan Village
Rhayader, Powys LD6 5HP

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  • Abstract composition spray and rainbows by the dam

    Photography by Toby Hussey.
  • Lambs

    The worst possible weather for newly born lambs is rain driven by high winds, and that is exactly what we have just now.  Lowland lambs are possibly a couple of months old by now, but mountain lambs are often not born until May, Here in the valley we are between the two, and new lambs […]
  • Visit to Hereford Cathedral

  • Fabulous February

    … and then, straight after we posted “Forlorn February” the weather changed totally and the skies were blue! It was cold in the mornings but there was real heat in the sun and it was half term week so lots of children were able to experience the Valley in warm sunshine!  Of course, underlying the […]
  • Forlorn February

    Yes February can seem something of a forlorn month, there is plenty of rain and drizzle and not a lot of sun, so what would you find on a little saunter no more than a few hundred yards from the Cottage?  Sheer magic, if you look for it!