A tour to the Roman Gold Mine at Dolaucothi

Important notice -

Dolaucothi Gold Mines are closed for the winter and will re-open in April 2022. The Dolaucothi Estate car park and walks are open daily. Please follow Welsh Government Regulations when visiting.

Pull on your boots and discover the UK’s only known Roman Gold Mine


What's on

Book your visit

Although Dolaucothi Goldmines are currently closed for the winter, the estate walks and woodland carpark are available to the public all year round, with no need to book. The Goldmines will reopen on 3 April 2022 offering pre-booked guided tours exploring our surface archaeology and taking you into the only known Roman Gold Mine in the UK. Bookings will open two weeks in advance of our re-opening, so be sure to call back nearer the time!

Visit Dolaucothi's Roman Mine

Visiting Dolaucothi 

Planning to visit us? Read on for everything you need to know before you visit. We’ll take you on a tour of the only known Roman gold mine in the UK where you’ll get the chance to walk over ancient surface workings and go underground to see how the Romans mined for gold.


Things to see and do

Visit the Roman Gold Mine at Dolaucothi

The Roman Gold Mine at Dolaucothi 

Visit the only known Roman Gold Mine in the UK. Pre-booking required. Next available tours from 3 April 2022 - bookings open 20 March 2022.