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Pull on your boots and discover the UK’s only known Roman Gold Mine | Ewch i wisgo eich bŵts a darganfod unig Fwynglawdd Aur Rhufeinig hysbys y DU.

Pumsaint, Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire, SA19 8US

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

Important notice

Bydd Mwyngloddfeydd Aur Dolaucothi’n cau dros y gaeaf o 06/11/23. Bydd y Mwyngloddfeydd Aur yn ailagor ar 20 Mawrth 2024. Dolaucothi Goldmines will be closed for winter from 06/11/23. The Goldmines will reopen on 20 March 2024.

Planning your visit

A woodland path covered with leaf litter, which has overhanging trees on either side, creating a tunnel of tree branches on the Dolaucothi Estate at Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Carmarthenshire.

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

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.


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.