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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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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Not expecting a lot on a very wet bank holiday Monday, but very pleasantly surprised. There are two one hour tours ,The Roman and the victorian both are interesting and informative but be warned!! Not for the unfit or infirm,although officially open to all there are a lot of very high steps,slippery paths, low ceilings. The main site has got... More

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South Petherton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Very good exposition by the staff. It was very informative to walk where Roman and Victorian miners had been.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Good couple of hours with informative guides, nice little cafe and lovely part of the world. Must wear stout footware as the guides take you into the mine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

We did both tours during our day - the Roman and the Victorian. Have to say that the Victorian was better if you only have time for one. Both tours last around an hour. The Roman tour - you would get to see two mines (but one was closed for safety). The time you spend in the mine is limited... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A good visit. There's interesting informations around, guided tours including underground. Staff at the entrance need to take more time to point out what there is to see as it's not all obvious and it would be easy to miss some parts, such as the miners recorded accounts on the old telephones. Kids loved the underground tour and the Indiana... More

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Shrewsbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited whilst on holiday about an hour away. The kids absolutely loved it, panning for gold and going into the mines. My girls were 7 and 2 and found it very excited. Even the 2 year old wanted to do the ascent on the Victorian walk. It really is a little hidden treasure and definitely worth the journey!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a tour of a Welsh Gold mine, there are two tours one all about the Roman gold mining and one about the Victorian gold mining, because of the time we booked on the Victorian tour. The guide was really funny and very informative, he got one of my kids to help demonstrate how 10 year olds had to... More

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It rained when we visited but we had a lovely time and it was a very interesting day! The tour guides on both the Roman and Victorian tours were very entertaining, confident and very knowledgeable on the subject they were talking about. The other static displays were good and the tea room had wonderful food and friendly service.

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