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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government
  • National Trust

Heritage Centre, £3.95-£8.80

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

After the gold rush


Gold mines in use from Roman times to the 20th century. These unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley.

Facilities for educational visitsNational Trust PropertyAccepts groups

Children welcomeGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsGuided tours mandatory

Opening details

2017 - 18 March to 30 June & 1 Sept - 5 Nov: Mines open 10:30 - 17:00; Shop & Tea-room open 11:00 - 17:00
1 July to 31 Aug: Mines open 10:00 - 18:00; Shop & Tea-room open 11:00 - 18:00


Gift Aid Admission (Standard Admission prices in brackets):

Adult £8.80 (£8.00)
Child £4.40 (£3.95),
Family £22.00 (£20.00)

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 23 Oct - Sun 5 Nov Ghastly Gold Mines Spooky Underground Tours





Plan route to Dolaucothi Gold Mines using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 662403  Lat: 52.04491 Long: -3.95239

By Road: A482 south-east of Lampeter
By Bus: From Lampeter

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Llanwrda station


  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Guided tours mandatoryGuided tours mandatory