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Inigo Jones Slate Works

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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.

Tudor Slate Works, Groeslon, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7UE

Retail Phone Number Phone Number icon for Snowdonia retail page 01286 830242

Retail Email Email icon for Snowdonia retail page slate@inigojones.co.uk

Retail Screen Screen icon for Snowdonia retail page http://www.inigojones.co.uk/

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Llanfair Slate Caverns

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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.

Cae Gethin Farm, Llanfair, Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2SA

Retail Phone Number Phone Number icon for Snowdonia retail page 01766 780247

Retail Email Email icon for Snowdonia retail page caverns@llanfairslatecaverns.co.uk

Retail Screen Screen icon for Snowdonia retail page http://www.llanfairslatecaverns.co.uk

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Llechwedd

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The Deep Mine tour at Llechwedd tells the story of the men who built this incredible industry which roofed the world.  Experienced from the point of view of the mine workers, the tour uses cutting-edge enhanced reality technology to tell the story

Llechwedd, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, LL41 3NB

Retail Phone Number Phone Number icon for Snowdonia retail page 01766 830306

Retail Email Email icon for Snowdonia retail page bookings@slatemountain.co.uk

Retail Screen Screen icon for Snowdonia retail page https://www.llechwedd.co.uk/

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National Slate Museum

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The National Slate Museum is sited in the Victorian workshops built in the shadow of Elidir mountain, site of the vast Dinorwig quarry.

Llanberis, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4TY

Retail Phone Number Phone Number icon for Snowdonia retail page 0300 111 2 333

Retail Email Email icon for Snowdonia retail page slate@museumwales.ac.uk

Retail Screen Screen icon for Snowdonia retail page http://www.museum.wales/slate

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Porthmadog Maritime Museum

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Porthmadog’s bustling harbour was even busier 150 years ago. Discover the reason at this museum, which tells the story of the port’s shipbuilding and slate exporting heyday.

The Harbour, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9LU

Retail Phone Number Phone Number icon for Snowdonia retail page 01766 514581 Retail Mobile Number Mobile Number icon for Snowdonia retail page 07866 633927

Retail Email Email icon for Snowdonia retail page contact@portmm.org

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Sygun Copper Mine

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A remarkable underground experience. Abandoned in 1903 but now reopened to visitors, Sygun tells the story of Victorian miners. Nowadays, it’s hard to believe that such gritty industrial heritage exists amongst so much natural beauty.

Beddgelert, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4NE

Retail Phone Number Phone Number icon for Snowdonia retail page 01766 890595

Retail Email Email icon for Snowdonia retail page sygunmine@hotmail.com

Retail Screen Screen icon for Snowdonia retail page http://www.syguncoppermine.co.uk