The Llechwedd Deep Mine is a family friendly tour which take you 500ft
underground on Britain’s steepest cable railway. Where our friendly guides,
dressed in Victorian miners’ costumer take you on an unforgettable journey
through chambers that were literally dug by hand.
The Quarry Explorer is an off road adventure that will take you right into the
heart of Llechwedd’s man-made mountains. Travelling in a military 4 x 4 truck
you’ll drive up high up to the top of the quarry and into some of the massive
craters that were made by blasting the tops off our hundred-year-old caverns.
You’ll learn more about how this amazing landscape was formed, and why it is
now the subject of a UNESCO World Heritage Status bid. You’ll take in views
of North Wales like no other and have the opportunity to snap some great
- Discounts rates available for group bookings
- With groups £12.50 each for either the Llechwedd Deep Mine or Quarry
Explorer. The Quarry Explorer is reduced to £10 per person should you
do the Llechwedd Deep Mine.
- Discounted special short tours for 20 minutes available
- All year except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
Refreshment Stop – With free parking why not stop off at The Slate Caverns for
a fresh cup of tea, coffee and delicious cakes in the Emporium. Or have a hot
meal in the Caverns Cafe with options including soup and traditional Lobscows –
a Welsh stew the miners would have eaten underground.