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Address: Amlwch LL68 9RE, Wales
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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My husband had been here before and told me that it was good but I didn't realise until I came here myself how spectacular this place is. Took about 1 hour to walk round - the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
anne0105
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Manchester
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Manchester
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My husband had been here before and told me that it was good but I didn't realise until I came here myself how spectacular this place is. Took about 1 hour to walk round - the different colours are fabulous and also the views down to the coast and overlooking the fields in the other direction. Come on a nice... More 

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London
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Anglesey for first time for a new year break and went for a walk here. It's a stunning place and although bleak in some way it's also breathtaking. The children loved it as did the dog. Fascinating place and well worth a visit. We moved on to the museum but sadly it was closed.

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Thank Redstar1000
Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is one of my favourite places to visit on Anglesey - we have been known to drive the 240 mile round trip in a day to visit. It is like walking on another planet, the colours and landscape are simply stunning. The full walk is about 2.5 miles and you can download an app prior to your visit which... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were staying near to parys mountain so we took our grandsons to see this free attraction, it is situated about 2 miles from amlwch, there is a trail which is sign posted around the mountain, be very careful and stay to the marked trail, this was the largest copper mine the world when copper ore was found in 1768,... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Parys mountain was once one of the world's largest copper mines and consists of a huge crater excavated largely by hand and with the use of gunpowder. There are two way marked trails around the site; the longest taking about 2 hours and 2.4km long. There are numbered markers at each point of interest, such as the mine yard, precipitation... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Isle of Anglesey copper mountain. Or Parys Mountain to give its proper name. Finished a weekend break and remembered it from the program coast. Stayed at the Victoria hotel Menai, before we left we went over for a visit glad we did what a great place. Also Copper Kingdom Amlwch well worth a visit. Its a good half day out... More 

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Wigan, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I visited Parys Mountain near Amlwch, Anglesey, on my way home from a weeks holiday. What a mistake that was! I should not have left it until I was leaving as I could have spent the whole day there. This may not be everyones idea of a day out - but it was certainly mine. There is a free car... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wanted to visit here for a long time. Good level footpath, excellent story boards and the colours are wonderful.

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Thank Frances R
London, UK
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86 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Parys Mountain is the remains of a large opencast mining operation. One approaches from the road and immediately one sees strangely coloured rocks and gravel. But they you get to the rim of the open pit and the landscape is extraordinary. Vivid multi-coloured rock and huge deep pits, all dug by hand. Most unexpected, and well worth a visit.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Spectacular, mind-blowing. Free entry & parking. This was a working mine, so the going is uneven, and you need to keep to the paths. There are unfenced steep and high drops, so not suitable for small children/dogs and don't even think about it, if you suffer from vertigo. Signing is rather hit or miss. We took the shorter route...check the... More 

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