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  • Cadw Welsh Government

Historical Event, from 19 Apr 2017

Monks and Mines at Strata Florida

Monks and Mines at Strata Florida


Learn about the lead and silver mines of Strata Florida Abbey. What would life have been like for a lead miner? What did they do with all that lead? What happened to the mines when the abbey closed?
Talks at 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm.

Dysgwch am fwyngloddiau plwm ac arian Abaty Ystrad Fflur. Sut fywyd fyddai gan fwynwr plwm?
Sgyrsiau am 12pm, 1.30pm a 3pm.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 13 Sep 2017 12:00 to 16:00
Talks at 12:00, 13:30 & 15:00.


Normal admission prices apply.
Prisiau mynediad arferol.

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date event
Wed 13 Sep Monks and Mines / Mynach a Mwyngloddiau
Fri 15 Sep Stargaze with Cadw
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep Open Doors
Sat 28 Oct Local Witch Tales and Trail



01974 831261


SY25 6ES



Plan route to Strata Florida Abbey using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 746657  Lat: 52.27562 Long: -3.83886

A487 south from Aberystwyth, left onto A4120 (signed for Devil's Bridge) and immediately right onto the B4340 (signed for Trawsgoed) and continue on this road to Pontrhydfendigaid. Or travelling west towards Aberystwyth on the A44, take the B4343/A4120 roads to Devil's Bridge and onto Pontrhydfendigaid. In the village, left where signed to the Abbey.

Bike: NCN Route No.82 passes 1.5 miles away close to Pontrhydfendigaid.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 17 miles from Aberystwyth station


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups