Venture underground to discover the secrets of this forgotten underground world with one of Britain's best Mine Explorers.
Gwersyll Glan-Llyn is an outdoor education centre located on the shores of Llyn Tegid near Y Bala.
Harlech & Ardudwy Hamdden | Leisure is a not for profit, social enterprise which is managed by a Volunteer Board of Directors made up of local people from the community and supported by a group of volunteers who work hard on fundraising to run
Inigo Jones Slate Works was founded in 1861 mainly to prefabricate school writing slates. Today the company uses the same raw material namely 500 million year old Welsh slate to produce architectural, memorial, landscape and craft products.
This lovely little line runs alongside Llyn Padarn in the Padarn Country Park for a there-and-back journey of five miles. Stop off for a lakeside picnic at Cei Llydan, or visit the National Slate Museum at Gilfach Ddu.
The slate in this mine, which is found in veins between layers of ancient Pre-Cambrian rocks, is among the oldest in the world. Many industrial towns in Britain and Ireland have the original roofs made of Llanfair slate.