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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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A warm welcome, humour and a fascinating story.

Planning a trip to the area for 6 couples we visited the mine and made our booking. Needing precise... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cheshire UK
via mobile
A Good National Trust Attraction

We were a little wary before our visit to Dolaucothi Gold Mines as we thought it might be more a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia K
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent way to spend a couple of hours. The tour was enjoyable and informative and Drew was both knowledgeable and engaging The cafe was decent too

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mine was very easy to walk and the guide was entertaining she had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgeable about the local area and history of the workings from the Romans to now. All the guides were helpful and patient with...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Once you've paid your entrance money or shown your NT card you are offered the chance of a cave tour; which has to be booked separately at the "Booking in" Office. Despite being a August Friday there was no delay in getting on the next...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Our 2nd time in this area for a holiday and this time we decided to visit the Dolaucothi Gold Mines. Although the weather was abysmal it's a really interesting place to go to, the staff were all very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. It does get...More

Thank George-Of-Asda
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Unexpectedly exciting morning out and the kids loved the mine. Well worth a visit and the cafe served great food.

Thank NeilandShar
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Nice to have a look. Interesting, friendly helpful staff, able to take the dogs along and some nice walks around the area as well.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

This was a spur of the moment visit as we were passing by, on our journey home from South Wales back to Warrington. I was wearing comfortable travelling clothes which included a white shirt and it just happened that I had an expensive white waterproof...More

Thank curtainraiser
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had wanted to visit for some time following several recommendations so decided to take my partner's 13 year old grandson who was staying with us. The weather was drizzly but we arrived early and were told it would be a good idea to do...More

Thank heath922
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Anthony J
19 April 2017|
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No you don't it's done upon your arrival at reception