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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
+44 1766 830306
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Great day out

Went here with my grandson and 4 other members of family on Tuesday.it was great.our 5 year old... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Binks43
via mobile
Historic Slate Mine

We spend a few days roaming Snowdonia and Blaenau Ffestiniog. We booked the Deep Mine Tour, the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mickpamg
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Sydney, Australia
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Llechwedd where history and adventure collide to make a great day out for the whole family.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here with my grandson and 4 other members of family on Tuesday.it was great.our 5 year old loved it(We all did).the lady in reception was super helpful.Our guide Bryn,on the quarry explorer,was really great.go early to get discount.we were on the 10.30.luckily we had...More

Thank Binks43
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spend a few days roaming Snowdonia and Blaenau Ffestiniog. We booked the Deep Mine Tour, the first in the morning as it was cheaper. We found it both informative and entertaining. Our guide explained his personal attachment to the mine and his experience working...More

Thank Mickpamg
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Mick for your review. I'll pass on your thanks to the Guides ~ they are passionate about our tour nad the history we share.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the privilege of being the only 2 booked for the deep mine experience, so me and my girlfriend went underground for a private tour. Not only did we come away with lots of information, some amazing pictures and even a lovely bit of...More

Thank Scott P
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review ~ Rich will be really pleased you enjoyed his tour. If he mentioned cheese and jam in his secret recipe be very careful!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and our 11 year old son had the best time touring the mine today!! Rich our tour guide was the best!! He gave us an amazing view into the life of a miner, spent so much time answering our questions and kept us...More

Thank Heather P
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review about our Amazing Rich. Greta way to start the day and Rich will be so pleased too.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited the slate caverns yesterday and we're on the 3.30pm tour. The man at the reception was very helpful informing us of our options. The tour was interactive, you got to feel the weights of the drills and have a go...More

Thank Joanne C
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. I will let Gethin and our guides know that you enjoyed your visit here.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to visit the Deep Mine Experience on the last day of our week long break in North Wales. I had visited it some 15 years ago and what they have done since then is amazing. We were lucky that our guide was an...More

Thank Aquarist24
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your review. Delighted that you enjoyed your visit here. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very easy to find . Huge car park and good trip down on yellow train into mine. Very good tour guide . Told us all the history and what life was like for mine workers. Nice little shop but somewhat pricy . Overall good visit

Thank benjamin407
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, really blown away by how good the Deep Mine tour was. Descending into the ground on the train then walking through the mine learning about the history, technology and the people. Our fantastic guide today, Phil G, was great at engaging the group and...More

Thank Chiara G
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I will pass on your thanks to Phil. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic visit to the Deep Mine Tour at Llechwedd Slate Mine yesterday. It was awe inspiring and quite emotional at times understanding the hard life that the poor of the area suffered, some of my ancestors included. The tour guide was excellent,...More

Thank Wendy S
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Wendy for your lovely review ~ will certainly pass on your thanks to Val. We look forward to seeing you soon for more cheese. It is also available in Sainsburys!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience. Very informative tour with a very good guide Bryne. He was very funny and very knowledgeable. Taking you back to the 18th century and to the very poor working conditions of the miners. A must see attraction.

Thank Shinderkaur
Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I will pass on your thanks to Bryn.

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afs55
18 July 2017|
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Response from Kate K | Property representative |
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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Sheilataylor73
5 July 2017|
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You would be OK underground!! We have a café on site where you can wait we can find you paper and colouring pencils to past the time. There's a shop to browse in and a child's playground ~ with a 3 year old you would need to... More
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Mariam K
29 May 2017|
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Hello, The Deep Mine tour takes you 500ft underground and is about 1/2 mile walk through the caverns dug out by hand in candle light. There are 61 steps down part way round the tour. The Quarry Explorer Tour is a trip in an... More
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