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.
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
Hats off to whoever thought of this one. Take a vast slate cavern twice the size of St Paul’s Cathedral. Then string giant trampolines and nets across it. Voilà – you have a unique, very topsy-turvy underground experience.
Zip World Caverns is a remarkable, uniquely exhilarating and atmospheric underground adventure that has been inaccessible for nearly 200 years.