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Llechwedd Deep Mine and The Quarry Explorer at The Slate Caverns

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Llechwedd Deep Mine and The Quarry Explorer at The Slate Caverns

Address/Location

Blaenau Ffestiniog
Gwynedd
LL41 3NB

Contact

Tel: 01766 830306

Buried deep under the mountains of Snowdonia lies an extraordinary story: it’s a rock revolution that shaped the look and feel of the world as we know it.  A way of life which built communities and defined generations of families in North Wales.

The Llechwedd Deep Mine Tour tells the story of the men who built this incredible industry which roofed the world.  Experienced from the point of view of the mine workers, the tour uses cutting-edge enhanced reality technology, light projections and special effects to tell the story of their blood and guts, their determination and resilience, their risk and endeavour.

 

The NEW Quarry Explorer off road truck tour complements Llechwedd’s deep mine tour perfectly, though it is also a great stand-alone day out too. 

 

It's an off-road adventure that will take you right into the heart of Llechwedd’s man-made mountains. Travelling in a converted military 4 x 4 truck you’ll drive up high to the top of the quarry and into some of the massive craters we made by blasting the tops off our hundred-year-old caverns.

You’ll learn more about how this amazing landscape was formed, and why it is now the subject of a UNESCO World Heritage Status bid. You’ll take in views of North Wales like no other and have the opportunity to snap some great photographs.

Look out for Llechwedd's very own slate-cavern-aged cheddar on sale in the gift shop once you complete your tour.

Opening Times

All year (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday09:0017:30
Tuesday09:0017:30
Wednesday09:0017:30
Thursday09:0017:30
Friday09:0017:30
Saturday09:0017:30
Sunday09:0017:30
Bank Holiday09:0017:30

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult/Child/Senior£20.00 per ticket type
Early Bird£10.00 per ticket type
Family ticket per person£15.00 family
Group rate (per person) for 10 or more£12.50 groups

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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