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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

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Address: Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
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+44 1766 830306
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Llechwedd where history and adventure collide to make a great day out for...

Llechwedd where history and adventure collide to make a great day out for the whole family.

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Family visit

Amazing place to visit. Well worth the money. Guide was amazing and also good with the children that were a little unsure about being underground in the dark. Definitely be going... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing place to visit. Well worth the money. Guide was amazing and also good with the children that were a little unsure about being underground in the dark. Definitely be going back.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place to visit and understand the working conditions of those miners years ago. Brian was our super guide being an ex miner there. Was very informative, funny and made this visit a pleasure. Thanks Will come back for a zip ride soon

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A big thank you to the staff of Zip world Llechwedd Slate caverns - we had a really fun time at Bounce Below with all the children's friends and their parents, and then had lunch in the restaurant afterwards. The food was great, the staff were ever so helpful - both in organising the menu choices in advance (we were... More 

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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the early bird tour which is cheaper than the others as we live locally so it wasn't a long trek for us. We were extremely impressed by how the place is run & the staff were informative, helpful & friendly. And what shone through was the affection & pride that they had for the attraction. Justly so. Our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our guide Brian made our visit extremely interesting especially the fact that he had actually worked in the mine for 10years. He was very knowledgeable and could answer any questions asked of him. The youngest member of our group thought it was awesome. The rest of the staff that we met where very polite and welcoming and we will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our guide, Brian, made our visit so interesting. He worked in the mine until it closed, and explained all about the life of the miners underground, the equipment they had (or didn't have) and the methods they used. Unbelievable that the enormous caverns were all hacked out by hand by individual families. With a lot of personal memories and anecdotes... More 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and myself booked this tour despite thinking that the admission fee may be a little on the high side, however we both thoroughly enjoyed it, it really was worth every penny. Our guide Brian, an ex-slate miner himself showed us through various areas of the mine and its workings explaining in detail the work and conditions that those... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are a family of 4 with 2 kids aged 10 and 12. We had come specifically to go to Bounce Below. It was a mega fun unique experience - an hour's bouncing, sliding and scrambling on nets and through tubes. The staff are really relaxed but have definitely 'got your back'. We saw an advert for the Deep Mine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't thank Brian enough for being our tour guide today. Trying to explain this experience to someone who hasn't been will never do it justice. When you realise that the ground under the mine was solid rock - and then you walk into the most enormous cavern to be shown just how they dug said cavern out your jaw will... More 

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Pitstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Informative fun experience, very well run. Got on the 1st tour of Saturday morning and it was cheaper (early bird). Good bit of history.

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