A wildlife observatory has officially opened today at the Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve in Powys.
It will offer visitors a 360-degree panoramic view of the Dyfi Valley.
The observatory, which is part of the Dyfi Osprey Project, already attracts 40,000 visitors a year and there are hopes the new facility will boost numbers further.
A brand new observatory opening today on Cors Dyfi, home of the Dyfi Osprey Project, has been called a 'world class facility.'
Visitors will get a 360 degree panoramic view of the Dyfi Valley, allowing them to experience the ecosystem from a totally new perspective.
A brand new 360 observatory is opening later today on the Cors Dyfi reserve, home of the Dyfi Osprey Project.
It will provide a full 360 degree panoramic view of the Dyfi Valley with the Pumlumon Mountains and Snowdonia National Park.
The £1.4 million project was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Communities and Nature, and Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust.
It has also been supported by thousands of volunteer hours and has created four jobs for the Dyfi Valley.
The Dyfi Osprey Project, only open in the summer months, brings in 40,000 visitors a year, and up to £350,000 to the local economy.
The new Observatory will be open for 12 months a year and it is hoped will bring added visitors and value to the area.