National Trust: Dolaucothi Gold Mines
- Box office 01558 650177
- General enquiries 01558 650809
- Opening times Daily: 11am–5pm.
- Website www.nationaltrust.or.uk/Dolaucothi
Gold mines in use from Roman times to the 20th century, These unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley.
Two thousand years ago, the powerful Romans left behind a glimpse of gold-mining methods. The harsh mining environment continued in the 19th and 20th centuries, ending in 1938.
Guided tours take you back to experience the conditions of the Roman, Victorian and 1930s underground workings.
See and hear the 1930s mine and mine machinery. Have a go at gold panning and take the opportunity to experience the frustrations of searching for real gold.
Please note, underground tours involve steep slopes, stout footwear is essential.
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Caves & Campfires (Over 7s)
Children can have a go at cave exploration, learn facts about geology and listen to stories about what it was like to live in the area hundreds of years ago.
Sun 26 May
Sat 1 Jun
Sun 2 Jun
May Half Term: Caves & Cooking
Calling all explorers and adventurers! Join us this half term to delve into our caves and learn how to cook on a camp fire.
Mon 27 May
Tue 28 May
Wed 29 May
Wild Art: Workshop
Create a piece of nature-inspired art using clay.