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Llechwedd Slate Caverns

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Address: Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB, Wales
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Llechwedd where history and adventure collide to make a great day out for...

Llechwedd where history and adventure collide to make a great day out for the whole family.

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go on do it you'll have oodles of fun

I'm 60 so don't think age bars you from having a go at this great fun experience, you'll gain a sense of achivement you didn't know you had

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
fattybumpkins
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm 60 so don't think age bars you from having a go at this great fun experience, you'll gain a sense of achivement you didn't know you had

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time at the slate mine today! What an experience to say the least! Learned and laugh alot along the way thanks to rich the tour guide! Top guy!

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Norwich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this tour. Simple as. Our guide had worked down the mine himself as a young man and his knowledge of the actual conditions was fantastic. He had a great personality which everyone in the group found endearing, he was especially good with the youngest member of the group and made her feel very special. Would have liked to... More 

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Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. Thank you for your feedback about the tools you would have liked to try. If you have chance could you drop me a line and give me a little bit more information. It is great when our customers give us ideas about how we can improve! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out enjoyed every minute learnt so much about the hardships of the people who worked there

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Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this review

Many thanks Joe for your kind review. We are always delighted when our customers have enjoyed their time with us. More 

Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the deep mine tour today and what an utterly fantastic time we had !!! Rich the tour guide was excellent so informative and knew from his own experiences of working down the mines just what it was really like. This is definitely a day we will be doing again!

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Kate K, Manager at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and for making Rich's day! The whole team really appreciate your feedback. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Deep Mine trip on March 2nd as a family group of three with a 69 year old grandad a 39 year old dad and a three year old grandson. The guide was a retired employee who doubled as the guard on the cable-operated incline railway down the 500 feet to the slate mine caverns. The description... More 

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birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful visit. The mine is so interesting but what made the experience really excellent were the people who work there. Everyone is so enthusiastic from the lady on the ticket desk to our brilliant guide Val, Terry the slate splitter, and the cafe people who served up delicious food. The highlight for us was... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this as a group and it was brilliant everyone had a great time. The staff were amazing extremely helpful nothing was to much trouble they clearly enjoy their jobs. We would Definitely recommend this place and will be visiting again.

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Thank Woodhac
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good experience. Our guide "Bert" was really knowledgeable about the caverns and was able to answer any questions that we had. He kept it fun and educational. He also kept me at ease when he found out i wasnt keen on the dark (or ghosts). 10/10

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic attraction, the guide was extremely informative and anything she didnt know she found out when we returned to the surface. the tour really brings to life how difficult and dangerous life was for the early slate miners. The lamb stew in the cafe was very tasty as well

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