Dolaucothi Gold Mines

In a nutshell

Exciting underground guided tours, gold panning, displays and machinery. Families will find lots to do at these fascinating gold mines in Carmarthenshire.


Pumsaint, Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire, SA19 8US

Contact details

Tel: 01558 650177

Activity type

Gardens and Open Spaces, Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Outdoor Activities

Suitable for

All ages, Schools and Groups

Price guide

Prices vary

(see website for details)

Dolaucothi Gold Mines details...

The highlight of a day out at Dolaucothi Gold Mines in Carmarthenshire is likely to be one of the guided underground walking tours to see the mine adits! You will need to borrow helmets, which adds to the excitement. Gold mining took place at Dolaucothi from Roman times to the 1930s.

Afterwards, try your hand at gold panning and learn more about the history of the site since Roman times. Explore the 1930s mine yard with mine machinery, tools and explanatory information boards. Then pull on your boots and enjoy a family walk around the beautiful estate.

Please see the National Trust’s website to find out more.

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