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Spookily Fantastic

Visited on Halloween for the Terror Mountain Experience and wasn’t disappointed. Never laughed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilary R
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Dudley, West midlands England
PROPER scary!

I had a fantastic time! Having never been to the Silver Mountain in the day I had no idea what to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tomas K
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A choice of Actor-led Experiences: The Black Chasm Orcs, Goblins, Wraiths & other Myths. Wales' scariest underground adventure. This experience is not for the faint hearted! Not recommended for under 10's. A Dragon's Tale Why risk the nightmare of...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Halloween for the Terror Mountain Experience and wasn’t disappointed. Never laughed, screamed or cried so much. The actors were brilliant in bringing the night to ‘life’ with clowns, axe men and ‘Dennis’ lurking in the background, appearing when least expected. There were four...More

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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hilary, many thanks for your review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed Terror Mountain, and hope to see you back again next year! From all of the Silver Mountain/Terror Mountain team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a fantastic time! Having never been to the Silver Mountain in the day I had no idea what to expect. The attention to detail was unbelievable! The staff there were so deeply in character you wondered if they were ever coming back! I...More

Thank Tomas K
LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed Terror Mountain and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my other half have been to a few places to attempt to scare us! (We don’t scare easy) I found this a lot better than all of the places we have been so far! Actors didn’t drop out of character; they had the...More

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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hayley, many thanks for your thrilling review! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed it so much... we hope to see you back again next year for more scares! From everyone at Silver Mountain/Terror Mountain

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very quiet on our visit, our school term times were different so on both our tours  -  Black Chasm & Time Lab -  it was just our family of four. Having an 11 year old & 13 year old with us, we were slightly hesitant...More

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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review Janet, we hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an enjoyable few hours here. The entrance price was quite reasonable, the girl on reception was very friendly, helpful and knowledgable and our guide Megan was great. The tour is easy to follow and very interesting,. There seemed to be lots to interest...More

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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review, we're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon, from the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit was to learn from the museum and available underground workings, but were also introduced to experiences for families and children that help keep the museum viable. The play areas and tours for kids are well thought through & will no doubt excite with lots...More

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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review Peter, it is much appreciated! We look forward to hopefully seeing you soon, from all of the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to visit with very friendly staff, loads of things to look at for adults and children. The tour was brilliant. Fun for all the family!

Thank Claire K
LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Hi Claire, many thanks for your review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Silver Mountain, and very much hope to see you again soon! From all of the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Really great time had with very informative and theatrical guides who made the whole visit both fun and educational. Weather was a little chilly and wet but still had a great time. Definitely go and check it out.

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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank you very much for your brilliant review! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you you again soon! From all of the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed 21 September 2018

we called into the silver mountain experience while looking for a different location - but decided to stay there and have a look around the old mine and other attractions there . what a great place ! the staff were brilliant and they seemed to...More

Thank Eric D
LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Hi Eric, thank you so much for your fantastic review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again soon! From all of the Silver Mountain team

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Was an average drizzly day, can see the potential of this place but certainly wouldn’t return. The cafe is nice but activities were naff.More

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LucieW191, Manager at Silver Mountain Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. A large portion of the entrance fee goes towards maintaining this 250+ year old historic mine site, as well as adding new features and continuously developing experiences. As shown by the other feedback, the...More

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awayfromhome1970
8 January 2018|
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Response from LucieW191 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question. The Silver Mountain Experience is currently closed for the winter, but will re-open on 24th March (with the exception of the Paranormal Investigations special event on 24th February) for the... More
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Aks18f
14 August 2017|
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Response from BlueEmmaMac | Reviewed this property |
only to the main attraction, but not on the guided walks: there is more on the website
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Jim W
19 April 2017|
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Response from BlueEmmaMac | Reviewed this property |
yes, website open now
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