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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
01558 650177
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Llanwrda
Type: Mines
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Stone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Most interesting to explore this old gold mine and the guide was very friendly and informative. The Tea Rooms serve very good food and the shope is well stocked.

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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

I was dubious,but rapidly won over by this place...plenty to keep all age groups interested even before you go on the tour. We went on the Victorian mine tour...mildly energetic but not too much for a 70- year old like me. Our guide was super..full of information delivered with a sense of humour. A nice cafe with a reasonable menu... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

this is a lovely place to visit if you have at least an hour to go on the tour. It can be quite an expensive visit but then it has to be pretty expensive to upkeep - lovely piece of history but should possible consider a family ticket to make it more inviting for families

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Brighton
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55 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We were encouraged to go by national trust staff in llandeillo and really enjoyed the experience which includes an underground tour. In fact this is the best bit because you get a glimpse into the harsh world of mining but with an informative friendly guide and safety equipment. it is a lot of fun.

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West Mids
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93 reviews 93 reviews
49 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Really enjoyed our day out here whilst on holiday in Wales. Remember to take your wellies if you go or boots but if you forget you can always borrow a pair from the Gold Mines. When you arrive go straight to the hut where you can book the tours. At busy times slots can be fully booked so you best... More

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Maybe Im just a big kid or an adventurer, but I loved this more then my 5yr old and husband - lots of local knowledge give, the guides were brilliant, the mine itself was great and overall a great time

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

As our party were all NT members we planned a visit to this site as part of our holiday. For a mixed party it offered only limited interest for those not attracted by the industrial archeology. For those with an interest, it is well presented with good information boards and a really enthusiastic and expert guide. The cafe was quite... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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51 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We really enjoyed our trip down the Victorian Gold mine workings. Last tour of the day and there was just the two of us plus the very knowledgable guide. What with our lamp and heavy duty battery from an old coal mine, we felt the part. Passages are quite low in places, but we managed well enough - even though... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Excellent value for money Sarah our tour guide was fantastic, we were able to do both tours Roman and Victorian in the visit and enjoyed them both. Great day out of all the family. Would highly recommend a visit.

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London
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed several hours here as there is a lot to see and do. We appreciated our first guided tour so much, we quickly booked onto a second one. Many thanks to our excellent guides Sian and Lestyn whose knowledge and enthusiasm were outstanding, providing us with information and entertainment as we walked around the site over ground and... More

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