Discover 2,000 years of history

2,000 years ago the Romans travelled to Wales in search of our precious Gold.

Inside the Roman adit at Dolaucothi

Dolaucothi Roman history

See how the Romans helped shape the landscape around the mine, which they first worked in 70 to 80AD.

Underground photo of Victorian Mine

Victorian ventures after a fortune at Dolaucothi

The history of mining at Dolaucothi in the Victorian age, fraught with both physical and financial danger.

1930s miners at Dolaucothi gold mine

The 1930s at Dolaucothi Gold Mines

The history of Dolaucothi during the 1930s includes expansion, floodwater and a royal connection.