35 Mins from our holiday cottages
19 Miles from our holiday cottages
Pumsaint, Llanwrda, near Lampeter, Ceredigion
SA19 8US (Sat Nav)
Tel: 01558 650177
“ There are beautiful walks here for you and your dog. The café is good and dogs are welcome in the undercover outside seating. There are also picnic benches. Perhaps best to arrange to leave you dog in your holiday cottage if you want to go down into the mine> ”Stallion Valley Holiday Cottages Advice
“ Lots of fun for all of the family. ”
Dolaucothi Gold Mines – near Lampeter
Romans once mined for gold near Lampeter, at Pumpsaint. The site of the old gold mine is now managed by the National Trust and visitors will get an insight how gold miners worked from Roman times up to the 20th century ending in 1938.
Adjacent is The Dolaucothi estate with a series of signposted scenic walks ranging for 1 - 4 hours duration.
These unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley. There are beautiful woodland walks with information boards to explore the extensive site.
Guided tours underground take you back to experience the conditions of the Roman, Victorian and 1930s underground workings.
Have a go at gold panning and take the opportunity to experience the frustrations of searching for real gold.
◾Shop - rare Welsh gold jewellery
◾Free parking - Overflow car park opposite main entrance
◾Have a go at panning for gold. If you find any, it's yours!
Please note, underground tours involve steep slopes, stout footwear is essential.
Telephone: 01558 650177 for opening times or check on the website
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