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Address: Beddgelert, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4NE, Wales
Phone Number: 44(0)1766 890595
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Great Self-Guided Tour

My boyfriend and I visited here while in Wales and this was a great little tour. It was lashing down with rain when we went. You go to the reception building, pay, and they give... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Nikki G
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went as a family of four with good anticipation since the signage was of good quality. The man on reception was indifferent, curt and rather unwelcoming with his head buried in a crossword book when we arrived and left. The caves and tunnels were as expected, rather wet underfoot but really quite atmospheric. We were alone in the mine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I visited with my dad and my 3..almost 4 year old son.my son was a bit scared of dark at first but we decided to look for treasure and batman then he was soon ok with the dark. The stairs were fine we counted them all I obviously had to hold his hand. I think it's a really good place... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited here while in Wales and this was a great little tour. It was lashing down with rain when we went. You go to the reception building, pay, and they give you a little laminated self-guide sheet. You then go and collect your hard hats. I've got to say, this was the one part I didn't... More 

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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

As usual wet in Wales this is the only mine I have been in that I have had to go up and come out above the entrance. Lot's to see and need to be energetic but a great mine to explore

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Picture the scene, beautiful sunny February day, driving from Beddgelert to Snowdon taking in the rich and beautiful scenery and then I said to my wife lets go down the copper mine. You are joking was the reply, no Im not. Really its a great experience its self guided using a directions sheet and vocal stops along the way to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visited the mine on the first day of 2015, and was a very nice and educative experience. We received all information from the lady who sales us the tickets, and we start the visit with the self guided tour. We liked the audio story, very nice placed on the key point of the visit. enjoyed the walk trough the galleries,... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Visited with my family for an afternoon around New Year. The self guided tour through parts of the old mine workings were interesting and not over comercialised. Enjoyed waking through the workings and taking some time to see how the mine was originally constructed.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Very informative and interesting, doesn't take too long to complete the experience. Good if you have young ones that are losing interest. Worth a visit, with the beautiful bedgellert village close by, so convenient for a spot of lunch.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is really interesting. You first don a hard hat and enter through an open, somewhat damp tunnel into the hillside and tour through the copper mine, low tunnels and huge galleries. At one point you have to climb a series of high, rickety-looking iron steps which are more like ladders and are faintly damp and rusting. You need to... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Apart from essential 270 upward metal steps which my knees hated, this is fascinating and great for all ages. Inside a genuine copper mine with self operated narration buttons along the way, this is of real interest historically, culturally and geologically. You do need your hiking boots as it's wet in the tunnels and you are provided with a very... More 

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