Llechwedd Slate Caverns
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Winner of all major tourism awards,Llechwedd Slate Caverns offer two underground rides and free surface attractions.
Llechwedd Slate Caverns at Blaenau Ffestiniog —finding us: beside A470, 25 miles from the A55 (Conwy Valley turning,Junction 19);10 miles from the A5 at Betws y Coed.Accessible by train from Llandudno Junction and Porthmadog.
The Deep Mine tour begins with a ride on Britain’s steepest passenger railway for a walk through ten sound and light sequences, led by the ghost of a Victorian miner.The Miners’Tramway is a guided tour with demonstrations of Victorian mining skills.
In the Victorian Village re-minted Victorian coins are available from The Old Bank for such delights as a penn’orth of boiled sweets at the Corner Shop, or a pint at the Village Pub.
Catering includes the Plas Waenydd licensed restaurant,a café, a coffeeshop and the Miner’s Arms.
Open daily from 10am (except 25/26 Dec and 1 Jan). Last tours into mines: 5.15pm from March to September and at 4.15pm from October to February.
Special terms for parties of 15 or more.