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Looking west along Claerwen. The largest of the Elan Valley reservoirs - which supply water for the West Midlands - Claerwen holds almost as much water as the other three reservoirs together. Opened by Queen Elizabeth in 1957, Claerwen has a dam which is 355m wide and 56m high.

Claerwen Reservoir
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The Elan Hotel
Rhayader
15
  • Hotel
  • £425 to £105 per night
  • Woodburner
  • Wifi
  • Pets welcome