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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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disappointing but interesting

felt underwhelmed and disappointed, not much to see, not alot of information, not sure what I was... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Wales, United Kingdom

I was not very impressed I'm afraid. Staff not brilliant at this National Trust site. Daughter and... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Narberth, United Kingdom
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“tour guide” (20 reviews)
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| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
| Pumsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US, Wales
+44 1558 650177
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

felt underwhelmed and disappointed, not much to see, not alot of information, not sure what I was expecting but probably more hands on stuff

Thank BigGirtl
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I was not very impressed I'm afraid. Staff not brilliant at this National Trust site. Daughter and grandson enjoyed visiting the mine which husband and I couldn't manage. Went here nearly 14 years ago and little has changed. Cafe had good home cooked food which...More

Thank 94jandt94
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Pan for gold ;) and then take the guided tour. Very entertaining and informative with a scrummy cafe after the one hour tour.

Thank Clive H
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I visited with my two young children expecting a fairly bare experience with just a walk into a short bit of mine with a guide, but there was loads of mine buildings, several distinct mine tours, good cafe and fun activities for the children. The...More

Thank localdad80
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I loved every bit about this place. Starting from the wonder around the yard, getting equipment and going down to the caves and listen to history and interesting facts about the place , going for the walk around the woods and most important looking for...More

Thank noix83
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Planning a trip to the area for 6 couples we visited the mine and made our booking. Needing precise timing in a programme of events, Kay and her colleagues helped us tailor the visit. On the day we had a great welcome, light refreshments and...More

Thank ncdm
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were a little wary before our visit to Dolaucothi Gold Mines as we thought it might be more a day out for children - in fact all ages can enjoy some hours here, with the help of the knowledgeable staff who advise on what...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent way to spend a couple of hours. The tour was enjoyable and informative and Drew was both knowledgeable and engaging The cafe was decent too

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The mine was very easy to walk and the guide was entertaining she had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgeable about the local area and history of the workings from the Romans to now. All the guides were helpful and patient with...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Once you've paid your entrance money or shown your NT card you are offered the chance of a cave tour; which has to be booked separately at the "Booking in" Office. Despite being a August Friday there was no delay in getting on the next...More

Thank Philip S
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Anthony J
19 April 2017|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
No you don't it's done upon your arrival at reception