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Very interesting afternoon!

We visited on the last Friday they were open for the season, it was fairly quiet with only a few... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sar R
Pembroke, United Kingdom
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Really interesting

We are National Trust members so visited whilst on holiday, and were really impressed. The guided... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on the last Friday they were open for the season, it was fairly quiet with only a few other family’s here. We had a lovely tour of one of the goldmines with Sandra, she was very good with the children and made jokes...More

Thank Sar R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are National Trust members so visited whilst on holiday, and were really impressed. The guided tour is a must, really interesting and you feel very intrepid with your hard hat and head light!!! The site has lots of parts to explore and we found...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing day out at this National Trust property and well worth paying for if not an NT member. We did both tours (booked on arrival). We got there at 10.30 opening time and booked the tours straightaway. While waiting for the first tour we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with two early teens. Fascinating and impressive guided tour led by Allyson who did a first class job and pitched it very well to all; adults, teens and smaller children. Thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well preserved facilities covering mining from the Romans, Victorians and 1930's. The underground tour is a must do, just bring walking boots as it's likely to be muddy and wet. The guide was amazing (Karla) and they managed to fit us on a tour at...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We stopped off at Dolaucothi on our way back to our holiday cottage unfortunately due to the strong winds and heavy rain they understandably closed early so we just did a short tour but we were invited back for free the next day so we...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

We have been members of the National Trust for over 20 years visiting many great houses, halls, castles, gardens and areas of outstanding beauty. We to visited Dolaucothi Gold Mines and discovered an absolute GEM, following a short holiday in Tenby returning home to Staffordshire...More

1  Thank GreatWyrleyChico
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Such a fun morning out. Our 4 year old daughter loved it here. We looked round everything and enjoyed panning for gold, even got some 'gold' to take home! We did the half hour tour with Lorraine. Its aimed at those who can't manage steps...More

Thank helgarbabe1
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We visited here as something to do on a rainy day and we are so glad we did. There were things to look at under cover but the best part was the tour of the mines. Our guide, Alison, was informative and entertaining and we...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We visited on the wettest August day on record - and that’s saying something for Wales! Our six year old son loved everything about the mines and really enjoyed going underground. I loved reading all the information, facts and stories. Above all else, my sons...More

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22 July 2018|
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Response from KittyPWoo | Reviewed this property |
I agree that a long sleeve top would be fine. My husband was wearing a short sleeved t shirt but he doesn’t really feel the cold. There weren’t any dogs the day that we went.
22 April 2018|
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Response from Donna S | Property representative |
Hello, The access to the site is up quite a steep drive, we do have limited parking at the top of the site, and you are welcome to use it or as a drop off point. We have the 'short tour' available daily, this is a half... More
19 April 2017|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
No you don't it's done upon your arrival at reception
3 October 2015|
Response from johntsmith22 | Reviewed this property |
there are walks to be had that are separate from the mines . I'm sure dogs on leads would be welcome .