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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

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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.
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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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 4 days ago via mobile

The history is brought to life as you walk around the caves with projections on the walls. Great for during wet weather or hot days!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, myself and my partner got engaged earlier that day and they couldn't do enough for us, I would like to thank all the team for making a special day more special. We cant wait to return again in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jamie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 10:30 tour. Because of the season (winter) we were the only ones on the tour. Our tour guide, Ste, was wonderful and very knowledgeable. Because his family have a history of working in slate mines, he was able to give us a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MatthewBowers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a tour arranged for our group. It was great, very interesting , fascinating and educational . The whole set up underground was atmospheric and our guide was super. There was a fair bit of walking in low level light over some uneven...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank philippa w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great experience to learn about slate mining. The underground tour was great. The tour guide was very informative. The have a go experiences are really good too. With demonstrations were great well worth the money.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank williamskdn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Freezing cold but warm hearted is my summary. If touring in an ex-military all terrain vehicle to the highest peaks and then being guided underground wasn't enough then the wonderful explanations by guide Bryn put the icing on the cake. Loved every minute of it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ardeecee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The caverns are cold and wet so dress for it. It was a complete adventure as you get to try your hand at slate mining and blow up something. The light show alone is worth the trip. Great for kids of all ages

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C7883GImikeh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malcolm is the best guide ever. A unique learning experience. I did not know anything about slate industry before. A must place to visit when you are in Snowdonia.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Utsakarmakar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Wales for a post Christmas mini-break. One of the first things we were told is that wales shuts down in winter, too late now. Ha. We were happy enough exploring the many walks and beautiful scenery but decided to have a morning here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mehan44Lang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 14 year old son & did both tours. We both thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide was excellent, very knowledgeable & informative. Great with all the kids on the tour & brought his own brand of Welsh humour which was warmly appreciated. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Richard W
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December 29, 2018|
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Response from Ali D | Reviewed this property |
Tour isn't toooooo long, and there are nice bathrooms at the entrance. Just go right before heading down, and you'll be golden!
September 26, 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
August 27, 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.