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Great Orme Copper Mine

The Great Orme Mines Pyllau Road, Llandudno LL30 2XG, Wales
+44 1492 870447
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A day out

Myself and boyfriend had a great time its interesting and factual, it take around 15 minutes to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sam H
via mobile
great orme mine

This was a good experience we both enjoyed going through the mine and learning its history. It cost... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carol T
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The Great Orme Mines Pyllau Road, Llandudno LL30 2XG, Wales
+44 1492 870447
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Myself and boyfriend had a great time its interesting and factual, it take around 15 minutes to walk round although you could take longer if you wanted to. We found the best way to get to it is to take the tram to the half...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a good experience we both enjoyed going through the mine and learning its history. It cost 7 pound each entry but was worth it , you go down about 80 feet in the mine but there are a lot of tight spaces so...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Marked it down as the price was a bit much for the 10-15 min spent in the shafts. Would love to see more of them open to wander and see. They did a great job with the path around the outside of the mine. A...More

Thank TionaOReilly
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited here with my friend when we were on a day trip to Llandudno with RR retired employees association on 4th July. Neither of us had heard of the Great Orme copper mine so we were intrigued. It was fascinating to see the tiny...More

Thank wooheath
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this off the cuff and it was amazing. It is all self-guided which you start with a short presentation and then you follow the path as you take yourself through levels 1 and 2 of the mine. Make sure you were suitable footwear...More

Thank boughtonj9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superbly done!! it will turn your ideas of our history on its head. Long, long before the Romans came (AD43), in fact, almost 2000 years prior, this was a thriving industrial "complex" of immense size ... it covers 5 miles or more over 9 different...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun and extremely educational great trip for young and old staff friendly great cave experience very well presented

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like mines/caves and history this place will be very interesting for you! I absolutely loved the self-guided tour and really enjoyed the mines themselves. The trip here really made my day, though I was slightly disappointed that of all the jewellery on sale...More

Thank Clare F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovered by chance in approx. 1985, excavation has perhaps investigated one fifth of this amazing site They are continuing the excavation but in the meantime you can go though a section of this mine that existed here 2 thousand years before the Romans arrived in...More

Thank 30sunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a very nice presentation before going into the mine. The online picture shows kids walking thru the mine for a reason. Only kids and thin people can fit in the narrow corridors and that might be reason a lot of school trips go...More

Thank 42golf56_9
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Sarah H
12 July 2017|
Response from Stephanie S | Reviewed this property |
I took a six and 8 year old and they loved it! I guess it might be possible to take a 5 month old in a carrier but it can get slippery in there and there are areas of low ceilings that you can hit your head on so just be... More
Mariam K
17 May 2017|
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Response from tanya c | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately not.
David W
30 March 2017|
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Response from Greatormemines | Property representative |
Hi David, The underground trip is 200 metres long, there are 35 steps down and the same up again. You need to be fairly steady on your feet to be able to manage the tour.