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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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Lovely day out even if it was wet

Lovely day out, very informative tour. We went on Victorian but there is also a Roman tour. You can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katie H
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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You must go!

Visited today on a soaking wet day but still loved it.I did both tours and Karla and Drew were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cbarber2016
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely day out, very informative tour. We went on Victorian but there is also a Roman tour. You can pan your own gold also

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today on a soaking wet day but still loved it.I did both tours and Karla and Drew were great guides.They were knowledgeable and funny.There are lots of steps and steep climbs so you need strong knees and walking boots!! Highly recommend especially if you...More

Thank cbarber2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a few hours here, and at the end of April. enjoyed the underground tour, learning the about how the Victorians tried and mainly failed to extract gold from the surrounding hills. The tours start on the hour, 3 in total, there is also a...More

Thank HelmarkCardiff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited mid afternoon. The welcome from the staff was amazing. Even though there were no places available on the remaining Victorian tour, a lady came looking for us and offered the Roman tour! We thoroughly enjoyed. Our guide, Drew explained that the mines had...More

Thank Cerian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All.tbe staff we met (welcome desk, tour guides, canteen) were friendly, polite and helpful. Both tour and lunch were excellent. I suspect this will have been the highlight of the holiday for our (nearly) 4 year old daughter. Beware - panning for gold is addictive!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the mines on a rather chilly April day. Very nice greeting from the guy in the ticket office (think his name was Steven) who was very helpful to accommodate our needs for a tour. We ended up doing the audio tour of the roman...More

Thank Go_Traveller087
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the Victorian tour with an excellent guide - Really interesting tour. There's a steep climb to start the tour so not suitable for wheelchair access. We were limited on time so we did the tour and the kids had chance to do...More

Thank stephenplotkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful warm welcome by all the staff. We went on the last Victorian tour of the day at 3.30 - really interesting by an amazingly enthusiastic tour guide! Also had time for a look round the exhibition areas, great fun panning for gold and...More

Thank kkm39
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It was nice. An unusual National Trust property. The mine was very interesting and some hands on things for kids. However not a lot to do really. The coffee shop is a franchise National Trust shop. Not the same quality of goods at all and...More

Thank Jamie A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went yesterday thoroughly enjoyed this attraction love national trust ,the twins loved going in the mines amazing guide called Karla had such wit about her ,which made the mines excursion so much more interesting and it was already amazing adventure

Thank heidiwadsworth1
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Anthony J
Do you have to pre-book the mine tours??
19 April 2017|
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Response from WendyLou03 | Reviewed this property |
No there is no need to pre book, if you have a large party it might be good to give them a call.
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Lakotah
We have two Labradors can we bring them? I appreciate not on the tours but what else would we be able to see/do. Your web site keeps crashing on me?
3 October 2015|
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Camcara1
How much for adults and children
16 August 2015|
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