Heritage Weekend (Llywernog:1870) at Silver Mountain Experience

Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AB, Wales

With FREE ENTRY to the main site, you can witness a variety of exciting features running throughout the weekend. Some of the highlights include…
The unveiling of the Ore Jiggers working for the first time since the mining era!
An unveiling of the Buddle & Jigger Waterwheels turning in unison for the first time in decades!
A Miner’s Life* guided underground tour, newly extended with exclusive access to the fascinating Ore Crusher, which has been painstakingly restored.
The Time Lab* an interactive show for all the family delving deep into the freaky facts & twisted tales linked to this unique Silver-Lead Mine, not to be missed!
Mining Memorabilia stand don’t miss the chance to see mining-era artefacts, documents and books brought in by local organisations and the community
Share your own memorabilia from the times of mining, with an opportunity to enter our ‘MOST UNUSUAL’ COMPETITION! You can also bring anything that you think may be related to mining, and our mining experts will do their best to identify and tell you more about it!
Talks & demonstrations around the site.
Visit Llywernog’s Mining Museum, now with more exhibits & information than ever before
Follow the Miner’s Trail
Historic dressing-up in the NEW kids’ Den & plenty of great photo opportunities
Opportunity to speak to members of the Welsh Mines Preservation Trust about their work & how you can become a member
Café travels back in time, offering Victorian treats – why not try an authentic Cornish Pasty while you’re here!
Plus all surface attractions, Dragon’s Tale & Black Chasm tours* open as normal
*Small supplementary charge for this activity.