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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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Oi.oi.

Stomping about in the countryside at it's best . We had great weather . Good walking great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
johntsmith22
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Lots to see and do for all ages and abilities

Excellent day out with all underground tours included in entry fee. Access to Roman and Victorian... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allan4619
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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“national trust” (45 reviews)
“tour guide” (20 reviews)
“great fun” (27 reviews)
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| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stomping about in the countryside at it's best . We had great weather . Good walking great exercise. We took the red path as mines are closed this time of year n we smashed it with a 7 year old in toe. The walk was...More

Thank johntsmith22
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent day out with all underground tours included in entry fee. Access to Roman and Victorian underground workings. Underground access for wheelchairs and pushchairs to smaller mine. If you don't want to go underground lots of surface industrial workshops and sheds. Part of larger estate...More

Thank Allan4619
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last week we had a friend come down to Bendigo to visit on his way down to Tassie, so we took him on the Debra Gold mine tour . We went down 64meters about 20 stories down and the things we learnt down there was...More

Thank Raymond M
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

felt underwhelmed and disappointed, not much to see, not alot of information, not sure what I was expecting but probably more hands on stuff

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

I was not very impressed I'm afraid. Staff not brilliant at this National Trust site. Daughter and grandson enjoyed visiting the mine which husband and I couldn't manage. Went here nearly 14 years ago and little has changed. Cafe had good home cooked food which...More

Thank 94jandt94
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Pan for gold ;) and then take the guided tour. Very entertaining and informative with a scrummy cafe after the one hour tour.

Thank Clive H
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I visited with my two young children expecting a fairly bare experience with just a walk into a short bit of mine with a guide, but there was loads of mine buildings, several distinct mine tours, good cafe and fun activities for the children. The...More

Thank localdad80
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I loved every bit about this place. Starting from the wonder around the yard, getting equipment and going down to the caves and listen to history and interesting facts about the place , going for the walk around the woods and most important looking for...More

Thank noix83
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Planning a trip to the area for 6 couples we visited the mine and made our booking. Needing precise timing in a programme of events, Kay and her colleagues helped us tailor the visit. On the day we had a great welcome, light refreshments and...More

Thank ncdm
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were a little wary before our visit to Dolaucothi Gold Mines as we thought it might be more a day out for children - in fact all ages can enjoy some hours here, with the help of the knowledgeable staff who advise on what...More

Thank Patricia K
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Anthony J
19 April 2017|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
No you don't it's done upon your arrival at reception
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Lakotah
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Response from johntsmith22 | Reviewed this property |
there are walks to be had that are separate from the mines . I'm sure dogs on leads would be welcome .
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