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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Llechwedd Slate Caverns
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The Slate Mountain Adventure is the only way to experience the full, incredible story of The Slate Caverns. Starting with a thrilling journey to the furthest reaches of the site, you’ll travel into the stunning history of the area, visiting the...more
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Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
+44 1766 830306
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bryn was a really helpful guide, who is quite clearly very passionate about the history of slate mines. He was very good with my young children keeping them entertained all day. Anyone who wants a very reasonably priced day out you will find it hard...More

Thank richardsands06
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic emotive tour around the slate mine. Bryn is a fantastic tour guide who really made the tour interesting and explained how the slate was mined and what life was like for the miners. Bryn kept the children engaged and interested throughout and helped them...More

Thank helenH5054OC
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour is superb. We had a wonderful guide Brain, who actually worked in the mines for ten years. That's scary and sad to think about. He was able to add so much to the tour by adding his personal experience. He took the time...More

2  Thank taurusthebull14
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family party including grandparents and teenagers, enjoyed our tour of the caverns. Welsh Alan was our guide who brought the experience to life for us all. The final display with the singing was truly really moving. Really recommend this trip.

Thank Glenda A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took two groups of Cub Scouts on the deep mine tour. They loved it as did the leaders. We were all thoroughly impressed with the knowledge, passion and humour of the tour guides who explained clearly what life was like for the young and old...More

Thank IanP2130
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is very interesting and well presented. The use of video projections to describe the life of the miners is excellent and the guide was both professional and enthusiastic. Recommended for anyone with an interest in industrial history or mining. The tour is suitable...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time today. The guides were very informative and caring especially Bryn who looked after us at the quarry. Great day.

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the deep slate mine tour a couple of days ago. Very interesting trip with our guide Alian, great trip down on train and loads of information. Great graphics and images on the tour well worth the money

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went on the early bird deep mine tour as it was a bit out of season there was very few people our tour guide Phil was very knowlegable and informative. the tour was really good with some really good visual and audio effects thoroughly...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Llechwedd Slate Caverns before, but wanted to return... Since our last visit, they have had a bit of a refurb - there is more interaction, great information films in the caverns themselves and also a very moving finale featuring a Welsh...More

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27 September 2018|
Response from KateK2524 | Property representative |
Yes of course you can bring your dog onto the site. They can go almost everywhere with you ~ pub, cafe and on the Quarry Explorer tour. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed underground. We have a company on site Pet Stop that... More
28 August 2018|
Response from 63joe | Reviewed this property |
We turned up about 2:30 pm last week and and got the 3pm tour and was asked to appear at 2:45 for helmet collection.
27 August 2018|
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Response from KateK2524 | Property representative |
Hello, The underground tour is about a mile underground. Half way around there are 61 steps down. The stair case is a metal stair case similar to a fire exit with a landing stage at about every 20 steps. You don't have to... More