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Inigo Jones Slate Works
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Inigo Jones Slate Works produces a wide range of products from 500 million year old natural Welsh slate. These products are available at our Showroom, located in Groeslon, North Wales. As well as our Showroom, there is also a popular Workshop...more
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Y Groeslon, Caernarfon LL54 7UE, Wales
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+44 1286 830242
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All reviews self guided tour for sale audio device gift shop lovely things small block informative visit worth a visit hours spent wonderful shop introductory film cafe next door own pace beautiful pieces blast from the past staff were helpful welsh cakes
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Visited the shop again whilst in the area, as usual some lovely items and we purchased some really nice things. The lady who served us was really friendly and helpful, always a pleasant place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OctopusApple
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Visited on a sunny Wednesday morning. Very warm welcome from the lady in the shop who was also very knowledgeable about the slate works. I asked about accessibility as two members of our party have mobility problems but were assured that the site was mainly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank moussie61
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Lots of slate designs for sale in and outside the shop. Lovely unusual pieces. Free to go around there but I highly recommend going around the slate works itself. £5.50 a person. You get an audio device for yourself that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane O
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Many thanks for coming and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Visited as a family and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The lady in the shop was super helpful and very knowledgeable. Everything was explained and the self guided tour was fab. Great fun engraving our own piece of slate . Also lovely shop for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hamm65
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited today. Really interesting place not expensive and you bring away a souvenir of your visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the slate works on 21/08/2018. The self guided tour was excellent. I have teenage children & they both really enjoyed it, as did myself & my husband. At the end of the tour you can engrave the piece of slate you were given...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank jonesy2201
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Many thanks for your kind words and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent 2 hours spent here, staff polite and informative, done the interactive tour with our 8 year old grandson thourally enjoyed the whole thing, good value for £5 each.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stevekelly8954
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for your comments Mr Kelly and glad you and your grandson enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Took a self guided tour round the works. Interesting and informative. Very enjoyable. However, the site is a mess. I understand the works are still used but leaking roofs, half cleaned equipment etc etc....it's really not a good advert and the works do appear unsafe....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank welshbl0ke
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks for your comments which are noted. The self guided tour will be available in Welsh as well as a number of other languages before the end of this year. We are a slate workshop and not a museum but note what you say Diolch...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I visited this afternoon. First of all we though we would just look at the lovely things made of slate but then we decided that we would do the self guided tour. You get your own headset and when directed to you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank lizPu1966
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Many thanks for your visit and delighted that you found it interesting and worthwhile

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Disappointed as the leaflet makes this look like a full working slate mine attraction - which it is not! This is a shop, albeit with nice line of slate souvenirs. I will direct you to other peoples reviews on the self-directed “tour” which is given...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DrTekno
SlateWorks, Manager at Inigo Jones Slate Works, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We are not sure why you thought we are a slate mine attraction as clearly we are not and have never advertised or claimed to be so we can but assume you have mixed us up with another attraction. We are a slate workshop with...More

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