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A glance at North Wales history

It is a shame there has not been much funding spent on this area to ensure those visiting off peak... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Alexandria F
Great ruins and sparks imagination

Great ruins and sparks imagination but the official attraction, shop and toilets never seem to be... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
jonathanpowell10
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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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14 Aug 2018
“A glance at North Wales history”
2 Jul 2018
“Great ruins and sparks imagination”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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B5426, Minera, Wrexham LL11 3DU, Wales
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+44 1978 318970
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

It is a shame there has not been much funding spent on this area to ensure those visiting off peak are still able to learn a little about the history. If you can visit when there is an open day it is a really interesting...More

Thank Alexandria F
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Visited Saturday 21st July - its now open for summer 2018 - open 7 days a week throughout the school summer holidays and weekend after that. Adverting free activities for the children Wednesdays and Thursdays. Good news - Museum, shop and toilets are OPEN! Great...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

As the visitor centre in rarely open, the site cries out for interpretation plaques, but has none. There is some pleasure in guessing, but I’d rather be told

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Great ruins and sparks imagination but the official attraction, shop and toilets never seem to be open. Ever since I’ve been going it’s never been open. Apart from this the mine buildings are in excellent condition!

Thank jonathanpowell10
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to explore. We take the dogs. Take a torch if you want to go in the kilns. Lovely choice of kilns or up into the quarry.

Thank anna s
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We went here thinking it would fill in a few but quickly realized it wouldn't. Though it's free as soon as you leave the car park you will see everything you are going to see a couple of buildings it took all of 5 minutes,...More

1  Thank 4tbags
Reviewed 26 July 2016

very interesting area for walking ,caving ,mine exploring. weather in the area is interesting too,but its in the mountain area of minera ...

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A bit out out of the way but the bus driver dropped us at bus stop 5 min walk from the caves. Great walks and adventure. Lots of steps and steep.

Thank artandann26
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a Great Area to go for a walk. Full of history and a Great nature walk as well. Only went for an Hours walk but will definitely be coming back here again to explore further. Very Interesting.

Thank CUMBRIAVIEW
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Minera lead mines are part of a chain of linked areas that would appeal to walkers and those interested in industrial history. The lead mines, where there is parking and a restored site, lead onto more abandoned buildings - further on still and there is...More

3  Thank molari
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