What's on at Dolaucothi

We look forward to welcome you to Dolaucothi, if you need any additional information please email dolaucothi@nationaltrust.org.uk

Do I need to book?

Yes, you'll need to pre-book to visit. The visit consists of a tour of the only known Roman Gold Mine in the UK. Tours start promptly 15 minutes after the start of your timed entry slot. At the end of the tour, you can try the gold panning experience and explore the 1930s mine yard. Do bring refreshments with you, we've plenty of picnic tables.

How can I cancel / amend my booking?

If you’ve booked and no longer able to make your booking or want to change the time and date, please call 0344 249 1895. Changes can be made in your online account (if you created one at the time of booking) up to 24 hours in advance of your original booking.

What kind of visit is it?

The tour is an active outdoor visit involving steep steps and upland pathways, it takes you underground into the Roman Gold Mine itself and through surrounding woodland.

Important information for families

Please note there is a minimum height of 1 metre for children going underground, which is normally around 5 years old. They must be able to wear a hard hat and walk unaided underground.

Anything to see after the tour?

Explore the mineyard, discover Roman finds in the Field Centre, try your luck at gold panning, or enjoy a picnic. Please note there are no refreshments served onsite.

Book your visit

Please note you need to book tickets to visit Dolaucothi. You’re booking for a tour of the only known Roman Gold Mine in the UK. It’s an active outdoor tour, lasts c.1.5hrs, height restriction 1m applies. Your allocated time is your tour departure time not arrival time. Changes to date/time of booking can be made up to 24 hours in advance by calling 0344 249 1895.

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