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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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Really interesting

We had a really interesting day at the mines. There are two guided tours you can go on. The Roman... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Early morning visit

We arrived just on opening time which may of been too early as the first visit underground was an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a really interesting day at the mines. There are two guided tours you can go on. The Roman Tour and the Victorian tour. You need to be kitted out with hard hats and head torches as the tours go into old mines. Wear...More

Thank Kazzi56
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived just on opening time which may of been too early as the first visit underground was an hour and a half away. We toured the ground level and even took a walk through some of the wooded area to take up the time...More

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm afraid this didn't live up to what I'd expected having read the reviews. We decided to do the Roman Tour as my friends and I are interested in that period. We seemed to waste a lot of time at the beginning of the tour...More

1  Thank JaGr50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour (led by Alison) was great, the overall experience was let down by the patronising and unhelpful attitude of the person giving out tickets. Frankly this person was a disgrace to the National Trust. There are three separate tours here, Victorian, Roman, and a...More

2  Thank Tripsie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in lovely peaceful countryside, we spent a lovely afternoon here. Wonderfully helpful & enthusiastic staff made the visit both interesting & entertaining. Two tours available, the Roman Mines & the Victorian Mines, recommend doing both if you have time. Some walking around the hilly...More

Thank SuzySuSu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're National Trust members, and visited Dolaucothi with friends while on holiday near Llanbedr Pont Stefan. It's a brilliant experience! Kitted up with helmets and head lamps, after a safety briefing, we were lead by our guide up into the Victorian part of the mine....More

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been NT members for years and have fancied a visit to these mines. Well it was worth the wait. The group I was in varied in age range youngest being 4 yrs of age. The guide Alison was very informative and knowledgeable and...More

Thank Lincsmatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely bunch of people work here .They made the day ,they worked tirelessly to ensure we had a brilliant time .Could not have made us more welcome .Did both Victorian and Roman tour ,very interesting .Then to top it off there is the...More

Thank thepipefishfans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not particularly well signposted, but we found the mine. Good dry weather activity, but the tours are outside for quite a while and I feel that they would best be done dry. Also, the tunnels are very wet so wear decent shoes. The display in...More

1  Thank pbiggles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Touring both roman and Victorian gold mines with gold panning. Brilliant fun and an any day activity for the whole family. The roman gold mine tour did involve a little bit of steep hill walking and stairs which might be difficult for the less able.

1  Thank sjarv2015
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Anthony J
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.