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The Llechwedd Deep Mine lake
The Llechwedd Deep Mine lake
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A Slate Mountain Adventure truck
A Slate Mountain Adventure truck
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Britain's steepest cable railway!
Britain's steepest cable railway!
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Views from the top of the quarry
Views from the top of the quarry
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Underground at Llechwedd
Underground at Llechwedd
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About Llechwedd

Experience the Llechwedd Deep Mine and explore the mine's colossal man-made mountains on the Quarry Explorer off road truck tour!

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.

This is a highly interactive engaging tour which tells us a great deal about how our mining forefathers lived, the importance to them of family, friendship and community, and how their lives have shaped our own – and still do.

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

The Deep Mine Tour is a 1.5 hour adventure.
Exploring Llechwedd above ground
Exploring Llechwedd above ground
Standard ticket for Llechwedd Deep Mine £20,00, or first tour early bird ticket £10.00, see website for details; http://www.llechwedd-slate-caverns.co.uk/

How do you fancy exploring Llechwedd’s formidable slate mountains with a thrilling guided adventure in a 4 x 4 military truck?

Llechwedd’s NEW Quarry Explorer tour complements the 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 built by the men and boys who worked in Llechwedd’s mines, 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.

The Quarry Explorer Tour is a 1.5 hour adventure.

Standard ticket for Quarry Explorer £20,00 or only an extra £10 if purchased together with a standard £20.00 Llechwedd Deep Mine ticket.

Facilities

  • Car Parking
  • Coach Parking
  • Disabled Facilities

Tour Details

  • Minimum Number In Tour
  • 1
  • Maximum Number In Tour
  • 22
  • Scheduled Tours
  • Yes

Special Rates

  • Special Group Rates
  • Yes
  • Minimum Number In Group
  • 10

Languages

  • English
  • Welsh

Location

53.0050545, -3.939841

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NOTE: The above information is generated by third-party data provided by Llechwedd. © Llechwedd 2021.

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