Discover 2,000 years of history

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

Boys listening to the Roman audio trail

The Roman audiotrail at Dolaucothi

Follow our Roman Gold Mine trail and listen to the audio to find out exactly what happened here 2,000 years ago. You'll be amazed.

Boys listening to the Roman audio trail

Dolaucothi Roman history

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

Victorians in Dolaucothi

Victorian ventures after a fortune in 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.