Undergound tours at Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Family enjoy a day at Dolaucothi

Join us for an adventure like no other on one of our underground guided tours of the mine adits at Dolaucothi Gold Mines.

There's a choice of three underground tours, each one telling a different story of man's quest for gold through the centuries. You can book onto as many as you like during your visit.

Underground Tours

Roman Tour - Walk back in time on our Roman tour. Explore the mine and see marks left by Roman tools. Approx 1 hour.

Victorian TourGet kitted up with your hard hat and lamp and delve deep into the landscape with your guide into the Victorian workings. Approx 1 hour.

Short Tour- This is tour is wheelcheer and pushchair friendly. Please ask at Visitor Information Centre if a short tour is your prefered preference. Approx 30 minutes.

You must be over 95cm in height to go on an underground tour. Please wear stout, enclosed footwear as there are some uneven surfaces.We would advise you to dress appropriately for the weather and mine conditions. 

Spring Tour Times 17 Mar - 22 Jul

  • Victorian tour: 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Roman tour: 11.30am & 2:30

Summer Tour Times 23 Jul to 30 Aug

  •  11am, 12pm, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm
  • We have a self-guided Roman walk availble too so you can discover the story of man's earliest quest for Gold at your own pace. 

Autumn Tour Times 1 Sept - 1 Nov

  • Victorian tour: 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Roman tour: 11.30am & 2:30


Visitor Notice: Please be aware that last entry to Dolaucothi Gold Mines is 1 hour before closing. The last underground tour will depart 1.5 hours before closing.

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