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Quarry Explorer

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Not aware of this attraction before arriving but it ticked both my love of North Wales slate... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Newmarket, United Kingdom
quarry explorer

absolutely brilliant day here ..educational and fun..staff lovely and very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tania P
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How do you fancy exploring our formidable slate mountains with a thrilling guided adventure in a 4 x 4 military truck? Grab hold and join us on a 1.5 hour journey to the top of our man-made summits: an extreme landscape 1400ft above sea level. Our...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
+44 1766 830306
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not aware of this attraction before arriving but it ticked both my love of North Wales slate quarries as well as trucks boxes. Malcolm very friendly and welcoming. 4 X 4 ex-military truck attacking steep ups & downs of over 100 year old quarry roads....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

absolutely brilliant day here ..educational and fun..staff lovely and very knowledgeable ..everything from being greeted in the car park..great place x

Thank Tania P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing tour of parts of the quarry that are not usually seen. Malcolm was a local knowledgeable guide and handled the massive truck with ease over challenging terrain. Superb, best part of our holiday

Thank B W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this on our holiday in North Wales. It looked like we had chosen a nice, clear, sunny day so we were happy. We were on the first trip of the day and it was soooo quiet!! It was us (two adults and three...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very interesting tour for approx. 90mins, superb tour guide #TeamMalcolm - great views, facts of the historic industry - well worth a visit.

Thank bb82018
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I have a fear of heights. But Brynn put me totally at my ease. So I could enjoy the whole experience, knowing I am safe with his driving and being in such a solid vehicle. The views are spectacular. Well worth doing :-). I enjoyed...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Didn't know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised by the tour, it was brilliant and we learnt so much from our guide Bryn. He was so professional and knowledgeable. Can't wait to go back on the 23rd August with 7 boys from the 1st...More

Thank jennifer18912015
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Took a quarry tour with our guide #TeamMalcolm. Interesting bits of history pointed out and some lovely views (weather permitting!!) Definitely would visit again, hopefully with a little less cloud!!

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If it were possible to give this activity a 6 out of 5 then we would do so. Thie activity had so many positives that it is difficult to know where to start. Our guide was really knowledgeable, and amusing, and he gave us a...More

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We went on this after the cave explorer at Llanwed Slate Mine and it followed on beautifully. Really interesting with a fun and knowledgeable guide. Bumpy ride but great fun. My 10 year old son loved it!

Thank Gillibob5
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30 May 2018|
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Response from KateK2524 | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, During school holidays and wet days you are best to book on line. From now to the end of the summer school holidays we run the Deep MIne tour every half an hour. So at less busy times you can just walk in and on... More