The Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Take a trip through time on the Dolaucothi Gold Mines tour! Explore the only known Roman gold mine in the UK that dates back 2000 years, where you’ll get the chance to walk over ancient surface workings and go underground to see how the Romans mined for gold.

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Go underground and explore the only roman gold mine in the UK! Surrounded by beautiful free roaming grounds it's a great place to visit on a day out.

Looking for a great family day out? Look no further than the Dolaucothi estate. The estate stretches over 2,500 acres in total, comprising of upland farms, woodland and the site of the original Dolaucothi house and surrounding parkland with a variety of walking paths on offer. The trails themselves offer everything from fantastic views to gentle riverside strolls, so bring the dog and explore the wonders that may lay beneath!

  • Price: Adult £ 10.00, Child £5.00, Family £25.00
  • Mine is closed in winter, park is open all year round
  • Dogs are welcome at Dolaucothi when visiting the mines or the estate.
  • Free parking
  • Children must 1 meter in height to enter the mine


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