The Local Area

All year round there are always plenty to see and do in Rhayader.

The Elan Valley offers stunning scenery, walking and mountain biking routes. You can also see the magnificent red kites at the Gigrin Farm Red Kite Centre.

Whether you are here for fishing, motor cross, horse riding, photography, shows, festivals or carnival, you are always sure of a friendly welcome here in Rhayader.

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Red Kite

Gigrin Farm Kite Centre


Gigrin Farm is famous for red kite feeding and 100’s of red kites descend on the centre every day. It is a breathtaking experience which takes place daily. The farm is a family-run working farm and overlooks both the  Wye and Elan Valleys. They cater for families, specialist photographers, film-makers, school trips and coaches.

Rhayader & Elan Valley Angling Association


Wales, and in particular Mid-Wales, has always been one of Britain’s premier fishing areas, and Rhayader is at the heart of the ‘Lakeland of Wales’.

By entering the Rhayader & Elan Valley Angling Association’s website ( you will find an anglers paradise at prices that are hard to beat.

An Anglers Paradise
Red Kite