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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
+44 1766 830306
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Deep Mine tour with #teamsteve

The deep mine tour is fantastic, its interactive, informative and really well organised, i love it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jenelle A
Caverns and Quarry trips

We took both the cavern trip which educates about how miners worked in the past, and the quarry... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MXW27
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Llechwedd where history and adventure collide to make a great day out for the whole family.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
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+44 1766 830306
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Reviewed yesterday

The deep mine tour is fantastic, its interactive, informative and really well organised, i love it, we had a great guide, thanks Steve and really enjoyed our experience, i would recommend it to anyone who heads to Snowdonia. The whole team at deep mine tour...More

Thank Jenelle A
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took both the cavern trip which educates about how miners worked in the past, and the quarry tour showing how slate is mined now. They are worth doing together as you see old and new, and they were running an offer giving half price...More

Thank MXW27
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a cracking trip down the deep mine today, our tour guide, Steve, was very knowledgeable and added a personal touch. The tour itself was fascinating and I would recomend it to everyone. Got a new found respect for miners eveywhere.

Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Phil our guide was very informative on the mine workings. The videos in the mine were well done and showed the life of a miner and how short life was as a slate miner, if you are interested in life of a miner this is...More

Thank nomkc
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on the mine tour today, our guide Phil was very knowledgeable, lots of good info. Steps in the mine steap and a couple broken but in all a great experience.

Thank Chris j
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great experience overall. Seeing the deep mine (500 ft down) intact with history and context, as well as being able to use tools from the time, truly gave me an appreciation of the history of the mine. And I would also like...More

Thank olikobot8
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an absolutely fantastic time on the Deep Mine tour, Richard was our guide and he had a plethora of knowledge and humour that kept us all interested until the very end. I think I speak for us all when I say that this...More

Thank Sarbear1991
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the deep mine guided tour. Brilliant and informative tour deep into the mine. Our tour guide Phil made our experience. He was very informative and brought humour to it as well. It starts by going down in a train on a cable. We...More

Thank sazzy1983
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were originally attracted to this after spotting the yellow cable car that is used to transport the tours deep underground. Our knowledgeable tour guide took us through the caverns and passages with a mixture of taliking about his life below, demonstrations of the equipment...More

Thank Roger R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the whole day here today. Went on the Deep Mine tour and the Quarry Explorer. The Deep Mine tour was amazing - our guide (Peaky Blinder) was knowledgeable and passionate leading us through a journey into the past of the caverns. Quarry Explorer was...More

Thank Kelvin C
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428jo3
19 May 2018|
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Response from Kate K | Property representative |
Yes you can take your dog on the Quarry Explorer. You and your dog are welcome on site, into the cafe, pub, new pizza cafe and the shop. Unfortunately you are unable to take your dog underground. We do have a dog sitting... More
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Richard C
2 April 2018|
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Response from Kate K | Property representative |
Hi Richard. You are welcome to bring your baby with you but you will to carry them in front of you and not on your back. The reason is that there are places that you need to duck and there is a risk that as you bend over... More
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afs55
18 July 2017|
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Hi, Yes it is advisable to book in advance. On wet days ~ it only rains in school holidays ~ we can be fully booked for the day by 11.00. If you book online you can take advantage of the £10 early bird tickets. You can... More
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