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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

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Llechwedd Slate Caverns
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Llechwedd where history and adventure collide to make a great day out for the whole family.
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Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
+44 1766 830306
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank patrick_huggett
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an interesting tour, learning about how the slate mine was worked by local families. I did the tour a few years ago and wasn't disappointed. Absolutely fascinating! Our guide was passionate, knowledgeable and added personal family information which gave added value to the tour....More

Thank FionaRosemary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a deep mine tour followed by the Explorer tour on a cold wet very windy September day. We arrived about 30 mins before the deep mine tour, had to queue up to get our tickets, which are different colour wrist bands. We were introduced...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great afternoon out. The guide who took us through the caverns was very interesting and informative. Coffee shop wasn’t too badly priced.

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in nearby porthmadoc for a few days with my wife and as she had never been we decided to take the trip down the deep mine. Brian was the guide who was a nice bloke and very knowledgeable about the mine and local...More

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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.
August 27, 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