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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

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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

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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

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