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Address: Beddgelert, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4NE, Wales
Phone Number: 44(0)1766 890595
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Really fascinating to go into the old copper mines, spent a couple of hours there. The commentary is a bit dry in places. There is a nice riverside walk (when not bucketing it... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The self-guided tour around the copper mine is really interesting, and although the steps might be difficult for some people to navigate, it's well worth doing to learn some of the history of the industry. On exiting the mine, we were welcomed with the most incredible views of the valley, which were well worth the trek through the mine. The... More 

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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really fascinating to go into the old copper mines, spent a couple of hours there. The commentary is a bit dry in places. There is a nice riverside walk (when not bucketing it down)

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Thank Helen T
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really friendly staff set the tone for a great little tour. Make sure you wear good footwear that doesn't leak ! A fair bit of stooping if you are tall like me but my wet feet pulled me down so I didn't bump my head (hard hat) too much :-) Take your time to listen and learn, it is very... More 

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Thank doug p
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole place looks a bit tired, outdated and worn out; needing a little t.l.c. Disinterested member of staff on reception. We walked it in about 30 mins and felt it wasn't really value for money. Didn't feel inclined to pay extra for 'metal detecting' or 'gold panning' - didn't like the idea of putting our hands in a small... More 

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Thank TheFoxFamily16
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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87 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went with three friends to the Sygun Copper Mine in August 2016. Really good value for £8.95 (£1 off for students). The experience is a one / 1.5-hour walking tour of the mine, which closed in 1903 and reopened for tourists in 1983. Parking is free, pay in the visitor centre, and a short walk to the mine entrance.... More 

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Thank Stephen A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are better mines and caves to see in the area. My children walked through the whole mine in just over 20 minutes. Interesting for adults from historical perspective maybe but not too entertaining for children

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Thank Peter W
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my teenage son, we found the information card with the audio points informative. Stout shoes an advantage, a hard hat is provided as some of the ceilings are low. Be prepared for a lot of steps as the mine follows the copper seam up. You will exit the mine some 140 feet above where you started. Overall it... More 

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Thank Soogoodstuff
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time here on this self-guided mine tour. The audio-visuals helped to add life to the story of the miners that worked in this mine, and it was both eye-opening and informative. We particularly liked that there was a family ticket for 2 adults and 3 children as that so often isn't the case.

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Thank Stuart C
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a group of 11 around including 6 kids, those aged 6 or younger did get understandably worried by the experience, those slightly older absolutely loved it. The access to the mine was fine and there is a large car park, the climb to the shop/café and museum (and toilets) is pretty steep

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Thank jovialis
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent self guided tour to climb several hundred feet up inside this old mine. Stout shoes definitely recommended, not wellies though, it is not that damp an experience however. Audio visual well executed without information overload.

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