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Address: Beddgelert, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4NE, Wales
Phone Number: 44(0)1766 890595
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Steps Included, Hard Hat Needed

This is a good example of an old copper mine, closed in 1903. We were a little surprised that the information signs at the beginning of the self-guided tour did not inform you... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
cbjim59
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Penrith, Australia
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Penrith, Australia
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72 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good example of an old copper mine, closed in 1903. We were a little surprised that the information signs at the beginning of the self-guided tour did not inform you that there was a number of stairs to be climbed. We wandered through the tunnels, splashing through puddles and looking at several exhibits. The hard hats are... More 

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Thank cbjim59
Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Quite an experience going through the mine, bit claustrophobic if you don't like confined spaces.you wear a safety helmet which is absolutely necessary if you are taller than three foot.

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1 Thank Peter S
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Our children loved the adventure of this mine. Inside the tunnels and displays are fab with audio commentary. I personally didn't like the amount of stairs to climb (as suffer from vertigo) however when reached the exit at the top the view was spectacular. The cost was a little pricey for what they're offering as additional costs for gold panning... More 

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1 Thank Tracey B
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The main attraction is the self guided walk around various levels of the old copper mine. However there is not a great deal of interest, although there are some pre recorded commentaries which have some interesting historical facts. When compared to other caves/tunnels/mines Sygun is somewhat lacking, but my main problem was that for 2 adults and 2 youngsters the... More 

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1 Thank Bikechap
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The mine was interesting for the children...lots of steps so not for those with walking problems. If it is a nice day then a climb up the mountain and/or around the lake adds to the fun.

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Thank Leonie G
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant rainy day activity. Wear boots and watwrproofs. Can continue and do a walk. Beautiful scenery.

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Thank her_maj64
UK
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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

There is a small but pleasant museum at the start which we browsed whilst letting another group get in front of us. Once we had our hard hats and tour sheets we were off. It's well laid out inside the mine with interesting stories told on the information boards. The dioramas are quite tired and could do with being refreshed.... More 

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Thank uhambo24
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We really enjoyed our trip to Sygun copper Mine. Very relaxed set up. Pay your money, get a hard hat and a tour guide information sheet and then make your own way to the mine and explore it on foot on your own. The Information sheet guides you round, very easy to follow the route. On your way round there... More 

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Thank SueJim126
Kinross, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This attraction is ok - big plus is that is is dog friendly (though some dogs might not manage the open-tread steps) They even allow dogs inside the cafe. The mine is not quite as spectacular as the advertising would appear. The tour is self guided and fairly interesting. Wear sensible and preferably waterproof footwear as it is a bit... More 

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Thank tabelmabel
Leeds
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

What an experience! We were the first in and were greeted by a lovely chap who explained how to get the most out of our visit. Hard hats are provided and must be worn throughout the mine visit - there are low beams and stones jutting out all over the mine. The self guided tour through the mine was fascinating.... More 

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