Craig Goch Dam, Elan Valley

The Craig Goch Dam is a masonry dam in the Elan Valley of Wales and creates the upper-most of the Elan Valley Reservoirs. It is often called the Top dam. Elan Valley  is a river valley situated to the west of Rhayader, in Powys, Wales, sometimes known as the “Welsh Lake District”. Total area of the valley is  70 square miles (180 km2) of lake and countryside. Elan Valley is  famous for its picturesque scenery.

The Craig Goch Dam started to build at in 1897, and it was completed in 1904. It is located at a height of 1040 feet (317m) above sea level. The main purpose of the dam and the other reservoirs is to supply Birmingham with water. A 480 kW hydroelectric generator began operation at the dam in the 1997. If you want to explore some new places and enjoy in the awesome landscapes and amazing building then we suggest to go to Craig Goch Dam. It is one of the most beautiful and unusual dam from all over the world. This place will gonna leave you without words and will gonna blow your mind.

Below you can see some magnificent pictures of the Craig Goch Dam that will gonna blow your mind. Also these awesome pics will gonna make you feel like you are there and enjoy at the moment. If you are lovers of old dams then you should visit Craig Goch in your lifetime. Also this photos will gonna make you to wish to visit Craig Goch Dam one day. This place will gonna leave you without words and will gonna blow your mind.

Image by Ed Jeavons via Flickr

Image by Ed Jeavons via Flickr

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Image by Ed Jeavons via Flickr

Image by Ed Jeavons via Flickr

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