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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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Brilliant experience

really enjoyed the experience. Would not recommend for anyone even slightly claustrophobic. Our grandchildren loved it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

really enjoyed the experience. Would not recommend for anyone even slightly claustrophobic. Our grandchildren loved it.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very interesting but it is not for the feint hearted. Some bending and narrow gaps but still very interesting

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Hereford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

An amazing adventure into the deep past with brilliant tour guides who, even as you venture into a primal subterranean world of endeavor, enterprise and excavation, always inform, make safe and instill a sense of awe at the incredible surroundings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and well laid out attraction. That said, I think the owners should warn that some of the passages are very narrow, and some people might struggle to get through them. The book sale is also very good. Had to resist temptation.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing place to see how copper was mined long before our time. Gives you a feel for what our ancestors were capable of doing without modern technology. Tour guides are knowledgeable and willing to answer questions.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We didn't know what to expect but were pleasantly surprised! Although it is not a long visit it is well worth it. Be warned though that the passages can be quite narrow and the ceilings low but you are protected by a hard hat. I thought the price was slightly too high but it is a unique experience that both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Have visited several times and find this is so incredibly interesting. Today a friend was with us who hadn't been before, she was also amazed at the extent and complexity of the mine. Staff are always friendly and helpful, but being a self-guided tour to me is an added bonus. Thank you!

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Brit in Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is not a family friendly, wheelchair or stroller access place so be warned. I would advise only older kids and very agile adults who do not suffer from claustrophobia as some parts of the cave system are very tight indeed. It is a fascinating place and a great excursion for an hour or two. It was fun and necessary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The site was originally earmarked to become a car park and Geogists were testing the ground when caves were discovered. Considering when it was originally dug out by simple tools the caves are extraordinary laid out and would recommend a viewing. There's nothing to dislike about it. Very interesting.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The history mainly, I always find stuff like that interesting, walking in tunnels made thousands of years ago.

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Address: Great Orme, Llandudno LL30 2XG, Wales
Phone Number: 01492 870447
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Llandudno

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