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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

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Address: , Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
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Description: Llechwedd where history and adventure combine to make a great day out for...
Llechwedd where history and adventure combine to make a great day out for the whole family.
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This was a very interesting, the guide was informative, but you are on a time limit underground (about 45 mins + 15 min in workshop) so can't look at leisure. The cost to get in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great family day out. Excellent, well presented education. Good value for money . Our children enjoyed the history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

After reading a few reviews want quite sure what to expect, we booked in advance to avoid disappointment, we put our hard hats on and got I the little train thing to take us down , had a great your guide called Sean found it very interesting and all the family enjoyed it, our 2 girls got a nice bit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I last visited this attraction over 25 yrs ago and my has it changed. In addition to the mines there is the Big Bounce and Zip Wire Adventure. However, do book these in advance

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We took the deep cavern tour on a £45 family ticket. We arrived at 12:45pm, went on the 1.00pm tour and was back in the car at 2:15pm, so not great value. The underground tour was interesting, but it did feel a rushed and scripted by the guide, in order to fit into the 45min slot (not the 1 hour... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was a very interesting, the guide was informative, but you are on a time limit underground (about 45 mins + 15 min in workshop) so can't look at leisure. The cost to get in was nearly £50 for family of 4 which is just for the mines. The bounce below and zip wires cost a lot more.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Difficult to be too positive as the weather was awful and our Zip rides were cancelled but we enjoyed the day. Bounce below was fun but exhausting. The one thing that really let it down was the food in the cafe. Mostly awful and, although we were there at 12 ish, many things had run out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

What really made this trip perfect for my boyfriend and I was how knowledgeable, friendly and funny our tour guide, Paul, was. There were a few young children in our group travelling underground who got a little spooked by the darkness, and he was wonderful towards them and made them feel very involved and at ease. The experience itself is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A great tour and perfect on a wet day. Our guide Paul was very knowledgable and helped bring the miners' story to life. You could see how the closure of the mines had such a terrible impact on the whole community, but how brave were those miners!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We arrived just before lunch and had to wait two hours to visit the slate mine so I would recommend booking a slot in advance. It did allow for a look above ground first and a meal in the cafe which was tasty and well priced. We started the tour with a briefing from our guide Paul who was excellent,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We popped in to ask about the tour, and had an incredibly helpful lady guide us on the best options for our family. We returned on a dismal day when it was busy (but not as busy as a rainy day). The tour includes the obligatory photo opportunity before descending into various caverns. Dress sensibly and the walk and steps... More 

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