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Corris Mine Explorers

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Delve around the secret underground world of a Welsh slate mine, with one of Wales' top Mine Explorers; abandoned and forgotten yet full of relics, stories & adventure. Our trips take you into parts of the mine, hand-dug and worked by Victorian...more
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Corris Craft Centre A487 | Corris Craft Centre, Machynlleth, Corris SY20 9RF, Wales
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

I had somehow read incorrectly the information on the webpage and booked the tour for January - even though the daily tours will start only in April. When Mark heard that we had arrived from London and willing to do the tour today he went...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 302ullas
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

I have been having holidays around this area for around 20 years, me and my wife decided to try the 1 hour experience around 2 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. The best thing about it was the man who took us round (sorry I’ve...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

We asked Mark for a unique adventurous & historic tour, for just my adult son & myself. Mark delivered exactly what we asked for, plus, plus. Mark's knowledge of the old mines & miners is extraordinary. The mines themselves reminded me of a "voyage to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

What a fantastic review, thank you very much. You are absolutely right, Mark is really good at tailoring his small sized trips to meet the needs of everyone in the group. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your trip so much and thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Moley was our guide into the former slate mine. He was entertaining, highly knowledgeable and very capable, he even chatted to us so long we overran. Our two kids, 8 and 11 loved it and may actually have learned something too. I even bought a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thanks for your great review. Not dull at all! The history of our Slate mining is really fascinating - enjoy the read.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Completely wonderful and awe inspiring. Mark shares his enthusiasm and knowledge and you really get ian insiders experience of the cold, wet, dark and dangers which the miners faced every day - modern unsung heroes all of them including their families. Thank you Mark and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you very much for your fabulous, heartfelt review. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your underground exploration with us.

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Corris Mine Explorers gave our small group of four a trip to remember. With Mark the Mole guiding us we had a thoroughly interesting and entertaining tour. He was thoroughly organised and guided us in a way that made us feel relaxed and totally safe....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for your very sincere and outstanding review. It's wonderful to read that you and your group had such an enjoyable, entertaining and memorable trip with Mark.

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience and completely unexpected. Mark the guide was fantastic, very knowledgable and passionate! We had an amazing time clambering around the mine and I would highly recommend the trip. I will definitely be returning for a longer session!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank donaldsuth
Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

That is a fantastic review, thank you very much.We're so pleased that we completely exceeded your expectations.Thank you for your recommendation and we look forward to showing you so much more.

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I did the 2 hour tour but so wish we booked the 4 hour one now, it was brilliant. Mole was fantastic, extremely knowledgeable and made the entire experience so enjoyable. Definitely worth doing if you're in the area!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

What a brilliant review, thank you very much. It's great to read that you and your partner enjoyed your exploration as much as you did. Thank you for your recommendation.

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We have done the two hour tour today, this was an absolutely amazing tour, Mark the guide was extremely knowlagable on the Mine and it's workings,Mark was able to explain and answer all the questions asked, the Mine is packed with the most woulderful articfacs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Oh wow, thank you very much for your perfect review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your exploration with Mark. Thank you for your wholehearted recommendation.

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Did the 2 hour tour. Really really enjoyable. Mark was fantastic. Really knowledgeable and engaging. Fully recommend

Date of experience: August 2018
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Shirley O, Manager at Corris Mine Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for your really fantastic review.

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Cate13
13 June 2017|
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Response from Shirley O | Property representative |
Hi, thank you very much for your enquiry and interest. I work at Corris Mine Explorers and will try to answer your question in detail. All of the "challenging" sections of the Corris Mine Explorers visit are optional. I... More
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