Things to see & do

Discover Dolaucothi

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Events and activities

There's so much to explore at Dolaucothi. You can go underground and discover pick marks left by the Roman miners on their quest for gold, try your hand at gold panning, or explore the rest of our 2,500-acre estate.


  • Roman tour

    Walk back in time on our Roman tour. Explore the mine and see marks left by Roman tools.

  • Victorian tour

    Get kitted out with your hard hat and lamp and descend with your guide into the Victorian working...

  • Going underground on a mine tour © National Trust

    Tour times

    See our low and high season tour times below.


Dolaucothi Gold Mines is nestled in the heart of a magnificent 2,500-acre estate. There are many waymarked walks to choose from boasting some breathtaking views across the Carmarthenshire countryside.

Underground tour times

Spring times

Underground at the gold mine © Keith Morris

20 March - 17 July
Victorian tour: 11:30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm
Roman tour: 1.30pm

Summer times

Boy ready to go on an underground tour © Keith Morris

18 Jul to 31 Aug

  • Victorian tour: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm
  • Roman tour: 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm

Autumn times

Underground on a mine tour © Keith Morris

1 Sept - 1 Nov

  • Victorian tour: 11:30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Roman tour: 1.30pm