Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Introduction

Set in 2000 acres of land between Blaenau Ffestiniog & Dolwyddelan. Llechwedd offer the most amazing days adventure you'll ever have.

Set in 2000 acres of land between Blaenau Ffestiniog & Dolwyddelan. Llechwedd offer the most amazing days adventure you'll ever have.

Experience first hand on our world famous cavern tours how slate was mined and then see how it is transformed into traditional roofing slate and the famous and beautiful slate fan.

We offer a unique setting for many events from conference facilities to the country's deepest civil wedding service!

To find out about all our wonderful and unique experiences and facilities travel round our site at your leisure. Book tours online to avoid disappointment and the queues!

Enjoy your travels and we hope to see you at the Caverns very soon!

OPENING TIMES:
Open daily at 10.00am except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Last tour into the mines:

5.15pm March to September
4.15pm October to February

The Victorian Village is closed between October and March

CAR PARKING FACILITIES:
There is ample free car parking ficilities with blue badge spaces within a few yards of Reception.

RECEPTION:
There is a covered reception area and limited seating is available outside. Wheelchair accessible, unisex toilet provision in reception area with baby changing facilities. Large site map on display.

MAIN SHOP:
Spacious and can be accessed by wheelchair users. Help will be willingly available.

CAFE:
Can be accessed by wheelchair users.

SITE:
The surface site is broadly accessible to prams and wheelchairs and is a mixture of tarmac, slate chippings and grass. Picnic areas are available outside on grass hillside.
Dogs are allowed on site and must be kept on a lead, but not allowed on either underground tour.

TRAMWAY TOUR:
If wheelchairs is collapsible then this is permitted to be taken underground.

DEEP MINE TOUR:
Involves walking and the descent of 61 steps and is therefore unsuitable for wheelchairs and people with disabilities.

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015