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“Great attraction”

Dolaucothi Gold Mines
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Llanwrda
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Adding my thumbs up to this gem of an attraction. We thoroughly enjoyed the Roman Tour. Didn't have time to the Victorian tour but will be going back to do so. Can't recommend this enough. The staff are all really pleasant and helpful. Our tour guide Alex really brought the mine to life with his tour. Well done. May take Chris T recommendation for the caravan site and walking when we return.

Thank 488CarolineJ
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Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic site, fantastic and happy staff. Had such a wonderful day here, our 5 year old loved it! The mines are amazing.

Thank Kirstyc87
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

What a little gem of a caravan site. You need your own toilet and shower but if you are looking for peace and quiet, then look no further. We enjoy walking and there are a number of walks starting at the goldmine around the local area through lovely countryside. We stayed a week and we will return.
As the site is opposite the gold mine you have of course access to the cafe for a light lunch or a cream tea if that's what you fancy. Also pay a visit the The Dolaucothi Arms (newly reopened and subject to a separate review) or take the walk up the hill to Caio and visit the Brunant arms (which I've just reviewed)

Thank Chris T
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

I just wanted to add my thumbs up to all the excellent reviews Dolaucothi Gold Mines already has.

In answer to the single 'terrible' review given, as pointed out during our tour, there is real gold there... all you have to do is mine out around 10 tons of rock, process it and perhaps, if you're lucky, you'll find up to an ounce of gold - just like the hard workers who have risked their lives over the hundreds of years of mining that have taken place at this historic site.

Go, enjoy the experience like many others!

Thank matason
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

We took the Victorian mine tour Sandra, she said she had been there 18 years and she clearly loved her job. Very enthusiastic, interesting and funny tour.

Worth every penny.

Thank cw8co
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