Dolaucothi Gold Mines

guided tour look at the gold mine entrance

Important notice -

Visitor notice: Due to the forecast of high winds, Dolaucothi Estate and Gold Mines will be closing at 2pm on Monday 16 October. Sorry for any disappointment caued.

Gold mines in use from Roman times to the 20th century

More about this place

Family enjoy a day at Dolaucothi

Undergound tours at Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Plan your visit by checking the time table for our award winning underground experience.

Illustration of Pumsaint Stone

The legends of the stone at Dolaucothi 

To celebrate our stories myths and legends this year the team at Dolaucothi Gold Mines have delved into the history books in search of fascinating stories to tell. The Cothi valley’s the setting while people, and their stories, are the legends.

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

What's on

Upcoming events

Daily underground tours

Tue 17 Oct 2017
Get kitted up with a hard hat and lamp and walk in the footsteps of gold miners from centuries past at the only known Roman Gold Mine in the county.

Ghastly Gold Mines Spooky Underground Tours

Mon 23 Oct 2017
Are you brave enough to walk into the darkness of an ancient gold mine this autumn?
Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Eating and shopping

Treat yourself at Dolaucothi

Dolaucothi Gold Mines


Dolaucothi Gold Mines


Victorians in Dolaucothi

Discover 2,000 years of history 

Step back in time and discover the story of the quest for Gold at Dolaucothi.

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Places to stay

Extend your stay

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Dolaucothi Gold Mines on the National Trust Collections website