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Dolaucothi

Pull on your boots and discover the UK’s only known Roman Gold Mine.

Pumsaint, Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire, SA19 8US

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Visitors returning from a guided tour at Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Carmarthenshire.

Important notice

Please note that pre-booking is required for all our underground tours.

Planning your visit

Visitors walking through a passage of the UK's only known Roman Gold Mine.
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Booking your visit to Dolaucothi 

If you are planning a visit to Dolaucothi, you will need to book your guided tour in advance. Please note, we run 3 different guided tours each day we are open. Find out more about each tour, how to book and what to expect when you arrive.

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Visiting the Dolaucothi Estate 

With over 2,500 acres of estate, woodland, farms and parkland to explore, there’s so much more to Dolaucothi in Carmarthenshire than the Roman mines.

Visitors walking through the sheltered valley at Lockeridge Dene and Piggledene, near Marlborough, Wiltshire
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Visiting Dolaucothi with your dog 

Dolaucothi is a two pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome everywhere at Dolaucothi, from the tours of the Roman gold mine to the miles of footpaths to explore across the wider estate.

Tour Guide Underground at Dolaucothi
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Education group visits to the only known Roman goldmine in the UK 

Dolaucothi Goldmines offers a unique outdoor learning experience for students of all ages.

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Dolaucothi map 

Take a look at the map of Dolaucothi to help plan your visit.

View of entrance to Mitchell Mine Dolaucothi

Book your visit

Please note you need to book tickets for Guided Underground Tours Dolaucothi. You can book on the day up until 1 hour before your chosen tour time (subject to availability). Tickets are made available every Thursday for the next 4 weeks.