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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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The Slate Mountain Adventure is the only way to experience the full, incredible story of The Slate Caverns.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
+44 1766 830306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked online for the deep mine tour and took our six year old daughter, what can I say this was a really amazing and very interesting tour. Not many people on our tour which made it more personalised. Ste was our guide and he was...More

Thank davidr0by
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing. Really interesting and insightful tour. Highly recommend. Our tour guide Brynn was brilliant and made the experience even better. It’s an amazing setting with beautiful views and it’s really quite fascinating to see the extent of the mining/quarrying. Food at the cafe was really...More

Thank Z796NZrichardc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the quarry explorer and the deep mine tour. It was really incredible. Totaly recommend. Guide was extremely nice and knew answers to all the questions. Visit, definitely worth it.

Thank Alexandre P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour by a brilliant guide. Brian was clearly both knowledgable and enthusiastic about his subject and we really enjoyed our visit. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Allan (cannot pronounce his Welsh name ... lovely melodic eing to it though) was a treat. I bet he is the second best tour guide in North Wales. He was very knowledgable. Had an amazing sense of humour. He shared so much...More

Thank mimmies2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is a must see when visiting North Wales. We visited the slate caverns last Thursday and were in awe throughout our tour. It's a exceptionally special place which we will never forget. Our visit was made extra special by our guide Rich, it...More

Thank SMWilson89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I am an award winning tour guide, And when it comes to tourism and guiding i know my stuff, However i did not tell anyone on the slate cavern tour this. I was extremely impressed with are guide Bryn, He went that extra mile...More

Thank simon E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the combined Quarry Explorer and Deep Mine Experience, and it was amazing! Our guide, Bryn, was excellent... engaging, funny, and knowledgeable. I loved seeing the surface quarry in the decommissioned military truck (the mill ruins were a highlight), and then following it with...More

Thank Ali D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely first class experience. A real eye opener to what it was like working in a mine. I"ll never moan about work again! Brian our guide was both friendly and very knowledgeable having actually worked in the mine himself. To top it off, the cafe...More

Thank matthewbrister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was a real treat. Brian our guide had worked in the mine himself. He entertained us and taught us so much about the fascinating history of the mine. A hard life but we got a glimpse of the camaraderie too. We are looking...More

Thank Fi D
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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