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Address: A5 trunk road at the junction with the B4406 to Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0PN, Wales
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+44 1690 710108
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Totally different! Totally exhilarating! Go Below is a unique adventure...

Totally different! Totally exhilarating! Go Below is a unique adventure activity taking people on exciting half day underground trips in the abandoned mines of Snowdonia! Challenge yourself with an abseil, zip line, boating, scrambling and climbing a waterfall as you move through this fascinating environment with info on the industrial history and artefacts to see on request.Trips run daily all year round and online booking now available! See our website for more info, photos and video and follow us on Facebook and Twitter! No potholing, no squeezing through tight gaps and no experience necessary! All weather and all equipment and footwear provided! Join us and get in on the caving action for some serious underground fun!

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Me and my girlfriend visited Go Below when we holidayed in the area and found it amazing. Money well spent, we did the starter package and for that got 4/5 hours in a slate mine... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joseph P
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my girlfriend visited Go Below when we holidayed in the area and found it amazing. Money well spent, we did the starter package and for that got 4/5 hours in a slate mine, climbing walls, learning about mining and the local area. The guys that take you around are amazing, very safe and knowledgable. I would recommend anyone... More 

Thank Joseph P
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a really great time here with my 2 friends which came up from South Wales. Staff were really good too which obviously added to the overall great experience.

Thank Cymraes134
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did the ultimate extreme as a group needs a bit of a head for heights and the ability to trust the equipment and the guide who certainly new what they were doing I felt very safe at all times but was still a challenging experience. Highly recommended for a memorable day out.

Thank jim w
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We left the kids with the other halves and had the most interesting,engaging and even at times frightening day I have had in years we did the extreme adventure and I couldn't recommend it enough. Pete and Kai were our guides and with their knowledge of the mines history their expertise at their job and their patience with three people... More 

Thank Gary B
Skutskar, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just right - not too orderly, good excitement, quality staff, safe, challenging, and genuine. I would definitely go again.

Thank ArvidCarlander
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Go Below Underground Adventures on Saturday 15 April 2017. I took my grandson and his friend who are both 12 years old! I am 60 years old. We were on the 12:00 trip and was approx 5 hours in total taking into account travelling to the mine. We took part in the 'Challenge' which is the easier... More 

Thank CarolMc18
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my day here at go below , we did the go below challenge which is the easiest one out of them all but it's not as easy as what you think! Great value for money, our day lasted around 5 hours. A lot of walking involved so make sure you were thick socks for the wellies and I... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Completed the Go Below Ultimate Xtreme and it was fantastic adventure day out. The course was very well designed, with a balance of climbing, zipping, traversing, abseiling, plus other fun bits! Our guides Pete and Sol were very professional, yet had a good sense of humour and knowledge of the history of the underground quarry. Would recommend experience in abseiling... More 

Thank rcjohno
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip is well worth the money. We completed the ultimate extreme trip, and it was a brilliant day. It was professionally run, and our guides were an excellent source of experience and expertise. Ideal for those up for a challenge. Would definitely recommend to all my friends.

Thank Anna F
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the Ultimate Extreme Adventure at the Cwmorthin Quarry and what a great day we had. Our instructors for the day were Matt & Cai who were both very professional foremost but a lot of fun too. I didn't really know what to expect before the day but it was a mix of fun, history and quite physically... More 

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