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.

Long adit Tour- This is our shortest underground tour and is wheelcheer friendly. Please ask at Visitor Information Centre if you'd like a tour of Long Adit. Approx 30 minutes.

You must be over 95cm in height to go on an underground tour. Please wear stout footwear as there are some uneven surfaces.

Spring Tour Times 18 Mar - 23 Jul

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

Summer Tour Times 23 Jul to 30 Aug

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

Autumn Tour Times 1 Sept - 1 Nov

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