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Great Orme Copper Mine

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Address: Great Orme, Llandudno LL30 2XG, Wales
Phone Number: 01492 870447
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A fascinating trip back in time

Going deep underground along narrow passage ways, is perhaps a little scary for the feint hearted, but this is an amazing historic experience. And more is still being found. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
She9753
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Mold, United Kingdom
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Mold, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
16 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Going deep underground along narrow passage ways, is perhaps a little scary for the feint hearted, but this is an amazing historic experience. And more is still being found. A great few hours especially for children.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I spent a great couple of hours exploring the depths of this great attraction. It was very educational and interesting seeing the conditions people worked under all those years ago

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

After a good walk around the Orme, we stopped off for a quick look, but ended up staying when we found out we could bring our dog in too! The centre is modern, with an excellent video explaining the incredible history of both the mine and the excavation. This is followed immediately by a self-guided tour through the mine, which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We enjoyed a thoroughly enjoyable tour of the mine and the excellent facilities on our visit to the Great Orme. Well run by friendly and welcoming people, I would recommend this visit to anyone.

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Dolgellau
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We spent a morning touring the place. Nice shop and because it was out of season it was quiet which made it better for us. Overall it was interesting and makes Llandudno a good destination.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The lady in the shop kindly said we could watch the information film first before paying to see if it was for us. We watched the interesting but short film and then went back to the lady in the shop and paid. The price was reasonable. We chose our miners helmet and set off down the fairly steep and uneven... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
53 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Im sad to say we have wanted to visit this lots of times, but thought it was just the outside bits that you could see, it was only when we looked into it a bit that we realised that we was wrong and that we had to pay a visit! we went on 1st Nov and it was the last... More 

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Filey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We arrived just as the mines opened so it was quite quiet. We spent a couple of hours looking at the informative and easily readable displays and exploring the mines. A very enjoyable experience.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Well done. Super visitor centre and all the information is there and well laid out. The experience didn't cost that much (circa £20). The tour is unguided but you are really well informed by the posters. Picnic tables are there should you want to take your own lunch. The gift shop is good with reasonable priced gifts so the young... More 

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derbyshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Very interesting, bit of a challenge exploring. Helpful friendly staff, excellent value shop. Good facilities, free parking. Go at your own pace and soak up the history.

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