Dolaucothi

Family underground at Dolaucothi

Important notice -

The estate and car park are open for Welsh residents. From 12 April, we'll welcome back visitors from the UK. We may be busy, so try visiting at quieter times to help keep everyone safe. Please follow Welsh Government Regulations & visit responsibly.

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

More about this place

Dolaucothi

History

Victorian Miners at Dolaucothi Goldmines

Our History - From Pliny to Winnie!

Gold mining at Dolaucothi dates back at least 2000 years starting before the time of Roman author, Pliny the Elder, and ending just before Winston Churchill became Prime Minister of Great Britain...

Dolaucothi Guidebook
Dolaucothi Guidebook image and text

Dolaucothi Guidebook 

For further reading, and as a great companion to your visit, the Dolaucothi Guidebook is a must! Fully illustrated with wonderful colour photos, the book is packed with information on the history of these unique Goldmines and the surrounding estate. Get your copy online (see link above) or at the Goldmines!

Dolaucothi

Wildlife

Dolaucothi

Our work

Felling deseased Larch at Allt Dolaucothi

Conservation and Access work at Dolaucothi 

We wouldn't be able to carry out any of our countryside maintenance, conservation or access work without our supporters. Every membership, every donation, every cuppa in our cafe goes further than you think, so thank you! Here are some of the things we've been able to do with your support.