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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

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Address: | Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
Phone Number: 01558 650177
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Good interesting couple of hours. Visited today with my 16 year old and 10 year old and my husband and father. Keith was our tour guide, he was entertaining and knowledgable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good interesting couple of hours. Visited today with my 16 year old and 10 year old and my husband and father. Keith was our tour guide, he was entertaining and knowledgable. So well done, the shop and cafe are great too. Thanks for a great time.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately all the tours were booked by the time we arrived so did a self guided tour with the aid of the recorded headsets which was very informative and interesting. Lovely walks around the old mine workings.

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had a great tour of the gold mines very informative great tour guide , they heard they had won an award at the time we were here ,well done .

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Oxfordshire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We visited here recently and decided to go on the hour-long Roman mining tour, which gives 40 minutes above ground and 20 minutes in the mine. Don't worry about going underground - it really doesn't feel claustrophobic and is quite open in places. Our guide, Emyr (spelling?) was great - lively and knowledgable and great with the inquisitive children on... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great day out. We only did the Victorian tour due to times, but it was great. Hard hats, lamps on and off you go. My kids loved it and I enjoyed the fact that its not a "elf'n'safety gone mad' place, so the mine isn't lit up at all and you do have to duck in places or get your... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The sun was shining so decided to take a long overdue drive to the Dolaucothi Gold Mines, and the mine did not disappoint. After paying the entrance fee, there are two free tours the Roman Tour and the Victorian Tour, due to time constraints I chose the Roman Tour, what a treat, Alison the guide was excellent and had such... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had trip to Gold mines at Dolacouthie. Bit out of the way but if you pardon the expression it is a real "nugget". There are two tours that the reasonably fit can do - a Roman and Victorian tour. Scenery as you walk to mine entrance is also breathtaking. Tour guides are welcoming, friendly, knowledgable and cannot do enough for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a gold mine of history. There were two mine tours that were a bit challenging but rewarding, plenty of scenery and walking, and lots of really cool artifacts. The guides helped to make history come alive, and have a good knowledge of plant species and local history. Our guide, Allison, was especially helpful with getting kitted up for... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Put your miners helmet on and light the lamp; then wander into an experience that is given real meaning by the guide. This is such a worthwhile place to visit and I am sure that you will be amazed at the hardships the miners, some very young, has to contend with. Then you will find out just how far back... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Didn't know what to expect from this experience but we loved it, we were all kitted out with helmets & torches & led down the mine, my boys loved it, catriona led us & she was full of information & made it very interesting :)

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Address: | Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
Phone Number: 01558 650177
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llanwrda

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