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Electric Mountain

Llanberis, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4UR, Wales
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Worth a visit any day.

We have been here before and went on the tour then of the power station. That is most definitely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
Expect the unexpected

This unique (in UK) attraction provides a tour of the standby underground power-station which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“power station” (174 reviews)
“tour guide” (62 reviews)
“hard hat” (25 reviews)
Llanberis, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4UR, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been here before and went on the tour then of the power station. That is most definitely worth it. This time we were just passing through and stopped off for a bite and a coffee at the visitor centre. The cafe there is...More

Thank fishonsaturday
Reviewed 4 days ago

This unique (in UK) attraction provides a tour of the standby underground power-station which provides on demand electrical power for the whole country by draining a lake high in the mountains, through its hydro-electric generating system into a lake at ground level. At night, when...More

Thank Weald
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a hot and sunny day when we visited this attraction. A welcome cool surrounding awaited under the mountain! Fascinating and interesting location. Coach takes you to the location with a guide to inform on all the relevant facts a little walking once inside...More

Thank henshawgn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came upon Visitors Centre when driving past, then found details on website to be very helpful especially with disabled info. Booking by phone was easy. All staff were v helpful, my severely disabled brother in a large electric wheelchair was able to join us on...More

Thank Gemma P
Reviewed 6 days ago

and learn a little about power. A bus takes you into the mountain and you see the inlet valves and turbines. Only bad point was no cameras but as always this is futile as there are many pics on the net.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really interesting place to visit, both for adults and children alike. Actually going inside the mountain and seeing the vast workings was absolutely fascinating. Our guide not only explained the workings of this hydro electric site really well but also added amusement...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the Electric mountain at 12noon to find next tour not until 4pm. It was not until we looked at the leaflet that we saw in small print that it is advisable to book in advance. The exhibition in the upstairs hall was below...More

1  Thank IverHeathVictor
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are on holiday in Snowdonia this is something you should try and do. It is very interesting and an adventure.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never herd of this place till my son said I should go and have a look. Glad we did, its fantastic. The power of water and the distance you travel in to the mountain is owesone, like a James Bond set with bells on.

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friend told us about the Electric Mountain and we decided to visit. We had no idea what it was but the bus tour 1hr 10mins and video and on and off bus commentary explained all. As it is a hydro-electric power station in the...More

Thank Lynne S
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Would someone be able to tell be if dogs are allowed ?
4 April 2017|
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Response from Nikki w | Reviewed this property |
no except guide dogs
What's the temp like inside the plant hot or cold? Thanks
31 August 2016|
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Response from Judge866 | Reviewed this property |
Steady 8 degrees so pretty cool
Are dogs allowed
8 July 2016|
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Response from Smartizan | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are not allowed. There are no kennels either where you can leave a dog